The Office of the Seniors' Advocate continues to closely monitor the current Public Health State of Emergency due to COVID-19. We are taking measures to ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff. Our office is currently closed, however, we continue to remotely check our telephone messages and email on a daily basis.
If you wish to speak with someone at the OSA, please contact us by:
Telephone: (709) 729-6603
The Office of the Seniors' Advocate recognizes that the current global pandemic can create much stress and worry. We encourage you to check out the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's website, with the most current information regarding COVID-19.
We also encourage you to call the CHANNEL WARM line at 1-855-753-2560 if you are feeling worried, isolated and alone. They have trained peer volunteers to provide support and are available daily from 9:00 am – 12:00 am. As well, the Provincial Mental Health Crisis line is available 24 hours a day for Mental Health emergencies at 1-888-737-4668.
SeniorsNL continues to operate remotely as well, and are an excellent resource for seniors in NL. They can be contacted via toll-free: 1-800-563-5599 or email: email@example.com.
The Canadian Red Cross Self-Isolation Hotline is also available at 1-800-863-6582 for anyone requiring assistance while self-isolating.
We hope everyone remains safe and connected, while practicing physical distancing.
Please check back soon.