The Senior Crime Victims' Program assists elderly victims (60+) who reside in the Metro Louisville/Jefferson County area. These crimes include: elder abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, financial exploitation and identity theft or fraud.
Emergency Crisis Response Team
This team provides immediate, short-term emergency shelter and home care services to Metro Louisville seniors (age 60 +) who are experiencing abuse, neglect or exploitation as a result of crime.Who is eligible? Senior victims of:
- Domestic violence
- Sexual assault
- Financial exploitation
- Related crimes
Victims suffering from mental illness, drug or alcohol abuse must be evaluated for approval. Victims of self-neglect are not eligible.
Clients MUST be able to administer their own medications. Clients MUST be referred through Adult Protective Services, Crisis and Information Center, ElderShelter or other referral source.
In-Home Emergency Protective Order Service
This service assists in the issuance of Emergency Protective Orders (EPOs) for medically fragile/homebound elderly victims of abuse.