The Seniors Legal and Support Service (SLASS) provides free legal and social work support service for seniors experiencing elder abuse, mistreatment or financial exploitation.

The service can assist with:

  • legal information and advice
  • social work services
  • short-term counselling
  • advocacy
  • referral to other legal, consumer and support services
  • representiation in court or before tribunals (in certain circumstances).

Seniors Legal and Support Service fact sheets

SLASS also publishes a range of fact sheets to provide easy access to information on common legal matters for seniors with references to useful resources and service providers.

More information

The service is part of Caxton Legal Centre Inc. For more information or to access the service call 07 3214 6333 or visit the SLASS website.

For more information on legal, finance and concessions issues relevant to seniors visit the Queensland Government website.

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