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Seniors' Home Safety Program

What is the Seniors' Home Safety Program?

The Seniors' Home Safety Program is a free home safety evaluation for seniors living in private residences. Specially trained volunteers, who are also seniors, pay a visit to the senior's home and make recommendations and provide information on enhancing the senior's safety.

The program includes the following:

  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) - simple tips to make your home less inviting to criminals
  • Frauds and scams - tips to help protect your assets and identity
  • Vial of Life - a tool to assist emergency personnel in obtaining
    important medical information during a crisis
  • Elder abuse - information and options for help
  • Fall prevention - tips for fall- proofing your home
  • Insurance video - a valuable tool for insurance claims
  • Valuables etching - marking your property for identification
  • Fire safety - tips for preventing fires in your home

Who is eligible for the program?

Seniors 55+ living living in private residences in Halifax, Dartmouth and the communities extending from Bedford to the Sambro Loop.

Call 490-2554 or email seniorssafety@halifax.ca to set up an appointment or to learn more about the program.

Above content last modified Friday, September 11, 2015 at 3:59pm.