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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 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…
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…
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…
Fem'aide - Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence - Fem'aide - Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence Crisis intervention services free, confidential 24-hour support and crisis line for French-speaking women, victims and survivors of violence of any form emotional and psychological support…
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 groupServices help to obtain needed services and resources help navigating criminal justice continuum deal with post-trial agencies (Correctional Service Canada and Parole Board…
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 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…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services