Expanding Awareness of Elder Abuse with Knowledge
Mar 2, 2020 - Mar 1, 2021
The objectives of the Program are: .• promoting volunteerism among seniors; .• engaging seniors in the community through.mentoring of others; .• expanding awareness of elder abuse, including.financial abuse; .• supporting social participation and inclusion of.seniors; and .• providing capital assistance for new and existing.community projects and/or programs for seniors. .
Employment and Social Development Canada
The expected outcome(s) of NHSP are: .• Recipient organizations recognize and address.barriers to social inclusion faced by seniors;.• Recipient organizations develop approaches to.engage and retain volunteers;.• Participating seniors share their knowledge and.experience including with peers and different.generations;.• Recipient organizations have capacity to support.seniors’ initiatives in their communities..
Toronto, , CA M1S5H6
Grants and Contributions
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Not-for-profit organization or charity
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Council of Newcomer Organization
New Horizons for Seniors Program
The purpose of New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is to ensure that seniors can benefit from, and contribute to, the quality of life in their communities. This can be facilitated by projects that support active living, mentoring, volunteering and increase awareness of all forms of elder abuse. This recognizes that their social participation is key to maintaining their well-being, dignity and quality of life.