The Essex County TRIAD is a community safety initiative that focuses on empowering, educating and improving the safety, security and peace of mind of the senior population.
The goals of TRIAD are to:
- Reduce criminal activity which targets the senior community.
- Alleviate senior’s fear of victimization, build confidence and improve their quality of life.
- Enhance the delivery of law enforcement services to the senior population.
What is TRIAD?
TRIAD consists of a partnership, which involves:
The local Council on Aging
The local Police and Fire
The Sheriff & District Attorney
Photo ID Cards
This free program provides seniors with a secondary form of identification
Yellow Dot Program
By placing a yellow dot sticker on your vehicle, emergency responders are alerted that your medical information can be found in your glove compartment.
File of Life
A magnet type folder containing your medical information is placed on your refrigerator and is intended to alert emergency responders.
911 Cell Phone
This free program provides seniors with cellular phones that can only be used for emergency situations.
For more information on TRIAD or any of the programs listed above please contact the senior center.