H.R.973

To establish pilot programs that provide for emergency crisis response teams to combat elder abuse.

2/10/2009--Introduced.

Elder Serve Act of 2009 - Directs the Attorney General, acting through the Director of the Office of Victims of Crime of the Department of Justice (DOJ), to carry out a three-year Elder Serve Coordinating Councils grant program to provide grants to eligible entities to establish pilot programs to facilitate and coordinate Emergency Crisis Response Team programs to provide short-term emergency services for victims of elder abuse.

Requires grant recipients, within one year, to establish counseling, mental health screening, legal advocacy, job placement assistance, and bereavement counseling programs for such victims.

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