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
|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…|
|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…|
|Interval House of Ottawa||Temporary emergency shelter 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||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…|