Violence Against Women (VAW) Intervention Program

Services are available at no cost to women who are or have been in a violent or abusive relationship. The Violence Against Women Intervention Program focuses on the impact of abuse on one’s life and how to successfully rebuild your life. Individual and group counselling are available to women.

If you want to know more about how the program will assist:

  • Increasing self-esteem and independence;
  • Stoping feelings of guilt or shame
  • Helping with isolation;
  • Defining dependency;
  • Increasing understanding of a healthy relationship;
  • Helping develop a safety plan for you and your children;
  • Better understanding dynamics of abuse, power and control.

If you want to know more about the different forms of abusive relationships:

  • Physical violence
  • Verbal abuse
  • Emotional/psychological abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Spiritual abuse
  • Coercion and threats
  • Control and isolation
  • Constantly minimizing, denying and blaming you
  • Negatively influencing children against their mother
  • Demanding “male privileges”
  • Financial abuse
  • Being irrationally jealous and possessive
  • Stalking and harassment

For general inquiries or to speak directly with the Intake Worker please call 705-524-9629; or contact us.

Please Note: that an interview is required before attending the “Growth in Connection” groups. Groups are offered in January, April and September.

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