Safety Alert: Your computer can be monitored by your abuser and is impossible to clear your tracks completely. If you are afraid your internet activity might be monitored, call the Assaulted Women’s Helpline, free at 1-866-863-0511 or TTY 1-866-863-7868
The #NoExcuseForAbuse website includes:
- A compilation of key resources & information on the links between COVID-19 and abuse
- A list of support resources for people living with abuse
- Guidance on how to offer support to people living with abuse, including the #NoExcuseForAbuse Tip Sheet
- Zoom meeting background images that include the Canadian Women’s Foundation’s Violence at Home Signal for Help, (The idea is that the Zoom meeting backgrounds can function as a silent way to signal to people in your online meetings that if they are living with abuse, they can reach out to you for support.)
Aura Freedom International works to end #genderbasedviolence through advocacy and education that advances equity
November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month. The purple scarf is a symbol of the courage it takes a woman to leave her abuser. However, the courage of the woman is not enough. It takes the support of an entire community to end violence against women.
Chat & Text Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence
Available 12pm-12am, 7 days a week
Stream now on CBC – “It’s a hidden war and when they call in the troops its already too late.” These are the opening words to a story that takes us into a private battlefield, where thousands of women live in fear in the one place they should feel safe – their home. In a personal form of terrorism, domestic violence killed more Canadian women in a ten-year period than all our troops killed in Afghanistan.
Kingston Interval House is an Emergency Shelter and Second Stage Housing facility for women, children and youth experiencing violence
CRISIS LINE 1-800-267-9445
At Lennox & Addington Interval House we can provide you with a safe shelter, transitional housing, and a 24 hour crisis line in case of emergencies. In addition, we can help you gather the necessary information regarding referral and advocacy, information, support, counselling, safety planning, and an end to isolation through our resources page.
CRISIS LINE 1-800-667-1010
Updates about Family Law Supports in Ontario
Toolkit for Frontline Workers– Covid-19 Gender based violence and family law toolkit for frontline workers
Making Sense of a Global Pandemic: Relationship Violence & Working Together Towards a Violence Free Society
A free Canadian e-book on Relationship Violence from the Canadian Forensic Nurses Association. This project brings together a common understanding of relationship violence (RV) across the lifespan and resources/links on one site.