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Partner Abuse

Includes abuse committed by a wife, husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, same-sex partner, or common-law partner. This sub-topic also includes legal information on safety plans and date rape.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "There was a fight in my home and someone called the police."
  • "I'm not living at home right now because I don,t feel safe when I'm with my partner."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Partner Abuse
Title Description
Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Superior Court of Justice - Family Law Information Centre Resource centre that provides the public with information and education to help them deal with family law issues Information about legal services, the court process…
Fem'aide - Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence - Fem'aide - Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence Free, confidential 24-hour support and crisis line for French-speaking women in Ontario supports and connects survivors of violence to community services victims and survivors of…
University of Ottawa - Community Legal Clinic Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic staffed by students and supervised by lawyers provides legal services to low-income members of the community conducts legal education…
Ottawa. City Operations - Ottawa Police Service - Intimate Partner Violence Community police centres investigates partner assaults and domestic conflict investigates custody and access orders, as well as parental abductions conducts criminal harassment investigations relating to…
Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region Distress line confidential telephone listening and crisis intervention service educational services are available to schools and community groups on a variety of topics including suicide…
Family Law Education for Women Campaign - METRAC Action on Violence Online resource of plain language legal information on women's rights under Ontario family law webinar recordings posted regularly on website how to find help with…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services