Project: Supporting senior immigrant women at risk of financial abuse in Toronto

Women Abuse Council of Toronto (Woman ACT)

Event Date:      December 18, 2021

Event Time:      5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Type:    Online

Eligibility:      Newcomer women over the age of 55 (see further criteria below) are encouraged to participate

Cost:      Participants will receive a $50 e-gift card for their time.


Woman Abuse Council Toronto (WomanACT) is conducting community based research as part of its “Senior Immigrant Women at Risk of Economic Abuse” project. This project seeks to understand senior immigrant women’s unique experiences of economic abuse and create best practice recommendations for supporting senior immigrant women at risk of economic abuse in Toronto.

To learn more about the project, visit: 

Interpretation for interviews is available and participants will be given a $50 e-gift card.

Criteria for participation:

  • Identify as women
  • Are over the age of 55
  • Immigrated to Canada in the last 20 years
  • Live in Toronto
  • Have experienced financial mistreatment by a family member or partner.