Services Available On-Site

  • Medical attention for your injuries
    • Pictures of your injuries to keep as a record of your abuse
    • A “Danger Assessment / Safety Plan” to help you understand how to keep yourself & your children as safe as possible
    • Help developing a plan to safely leave your abuser
    • Help identifying your options to deal with financial difficulties resulting from your situation, and help connecting with those services
    • Help finding a place to live or completing subsidized housing paperwork
    • Legal consultation (access to Legal Aid certificates or to a lawyer who will accept your Legal Aid certificate)
    • Admission to a shelter
    • Counselling for yourself
    • Counselling for your children
    • Advice and support from the Durham Children’s Aid Society
    • Police consultation or involvement
    • Other help not listed here