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This website has been condensed and is no longer being updated as of November 28, 2016. Some resources previously available on this website may no longer be available. Content may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available. An upcoming 2017 website for the new National Center of Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) will provide an enhanced experience in access to national legal resource support in the priority legal issue areas currently featured on this site. The new NCLER Website will include access to:

  • Legal Basics Training and Advanced Training program
  • Technical Assistance in legal service delivery systems
  • Web requests for Case Consultations
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NCLER experts are available now for case consultations in substantive legal issues and technical assistance on the enhancement of legal service delivery systems. Please Contact ncler@justiceinaging.org

Physical/Psychological Abuse

Consumer Law Issues for Domestic Violence Survivors
Source: NCLC
Content Type: Website
Domestic violence survivors often need to deal with limited resources, tax issues, credit and collection issues, and housing challenges. This site offers resources on advising domestic violence survivors on consumer law issues.

Center for Survivor Agency and Justice
Source: CSJA
Content Type: Webpage
The Center for Survivor Agency and Justice fosters systemic change that better aligns what communities provide with what works to meet the comprehensive, self-defined needs of IPV survivors. They strive to meet this goal by developing transformative advocacy approaches that match institutional structures, organizational programs, and professional practices with IPV survivors’ lived realities.

Elder Abuse and Neglect: Om Search of Solutions
Source: American Psychological Association
Content Type: Webpage
Through APA’s Office on Aging, they provide a definition of elder abuse, why it happens, cultural issues behind elder abuse, caregiver issues, prevention tips, and various aging resources.