Seniors Rights Victoria was established in 2008. It is a program of the Council of the Ageing (COTA) Victoria and is governed by its Board. Victoria Legal Aid and the Department of Health and Human Services provide the main funding. Seniors Rights Victoria works closely with other organisations in the elder abuse sector, ensuring referrals pathways are clear and smooth.
Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) is a specialist Community Legal Centre and is a member of the Victorian Federation of Community Legal Centres and the national association, Community Legal Centres Australia.
Seniors Rights Victoria advances the rights of older people and works to prevent elder abuse.
We have many resources available to empower people to help themselves.
We advocate for policy changes and law reform.
We offer Community Education and Professional Education.
We also provide free information and referrals, legal advice and legal casework on matters specifically related to elder abuse, to any Victorian aged 60 and above, or to any Indigenous Victorian aged 45 and above. Ring our Helpline on 1300 368 821 and we may be able to assist you.