Vancouver Indigenous Community Response Network

A community-directed network that addresses and develops ways for communities to respond to adult abuse, neglect and issues that lead to them. The VICRN will meet with partners and agencies who work with Indigenous people for collaboration and additional development. We will build relationships of practice between organizations and foster capacity building in community.  We meet four times a year. Our next session will be held on June 15, 2021, World Elder Abuse Prevention Awareness Day.

Goals of a CRN:

Improve

Improve community response to individuals experiencing adult abuse and neglect prevention.

Educate

Educate communities about abuse and neglect prevention.

Develop

Develop a community’s ability to respond to adult abuse, neglect and self-neglect.


Covid 19 – Elders Support Program

We have received funding to support Elders during this Covid19 time to March 2021. We are collecting contact information for those Elders age 55 and older interested in receiving services from us. Please complete this form if you would like to receive some support.

You will only need to complete this form once to be placed on our waitlist and then you will need to respond to us by email, when we contact you – if you require service for the month. Any questions please email: erika.pafnw@gmail.com

For other Covid-19 related support/programs view our Covid-19 page.


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
join us Online – June 15th 2021!

The  Vancouver Indigenous Crisis Response Network would like to invite Indigenous elders, seniors, vulnerable  adults and those who love them to join us for  this special day!

Presentations from:
Vancouver Indigenous
Crisis Response Network
BC Crisis Response
Network
Canadian Center for Elder Law
Seniors First BC


Online via ZOOM
from
1pm to 4pm

We look forward to seeing everyone on-line!
Honour and support the Elders in your life!

RSVP on Eventbrite.ca
http://indigenouseldersupporttickets.eventbrite.ca

Free “Protect Indigenous Elders” T- Shirts for the first 50 Registrations

Funded by
BC Association of Community Response Networks



Warning Signs – Abusive Behaviour

  • Making all the decisions without asking
  • Isolating from family and friends
  • treats of violence or abandonment
  • disregard for privacy
  • locks on the outside of doors
  • reading or withholding mail
  • handling all of the money