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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
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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Superior Court of Justice - Family Law Information Centre COVID 19: Courts are not operating as usual. Do not go to court unless you have been told to attend. Ontarians can continue to access the…
Maison d'amitié COVID-19 (22 Nov 2021): Shelter services and crisis helpline remain in full operation. Francophone shelter for women victims of violence and their children two sites can accommodate…
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence - Femaide - Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence - Femaide COVID-19 (28 July 2021) The Francophone helpline for women dealing with violence remains open. Call 1 877-336-2433 for assistance.This information is regularly updated on their…
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 - Partner Assault 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…
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime Victims support group assists victims and survivors of violent crimes by helping themServices obtain needed services and resources deal with post-trial agencies obtain long-term emotional…
Ottawa Victim Services - Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario COVID-19 (22 March 2022): In-person services have been suspended or are limited. All other services provided remotely.On-site early intervention and crisis intervention needs assessment safety…
Interval House of Ottawa Temporary emergency home for abused women and their children reasonable, flexible limit on length of stay counselling referrals advocacy telephone crisis line accepts pets on…
Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Business as usual at 613-238-3311. The phone lines will never close but you may experience a bit of delay due to…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services