Domestic Violence - Marriage

Domestic violence can take several forms, including neglect, physical harm, verbal, sexual, or emotional abuse. It is a pattern of behaviour from one person to another in a domestic setting, such as a marriage, or within a family home. Often times, the abuser feels justified in their actions and is not concerned that the violence will be reported. Intimate partner violence occurs when one spouse or partner in a marriage or relationship is violent to the other partner. This can occur in both opposite-sex, and same-sex marriages and relationships, and the victims are most often women. Domestic violence can range from subtle actions, such as name-calling, to severe violent actions such as beating a spouse. Any form of mistreatment that results in mental, emotional or physical harm can be considered a form of abuse. Do you have concerns about domestic violence or abuse within your own marriage, or that of a loved one? Or do you wish to report a friend whom you think may be in need of help or protection, but don’t know who to call? Would you like to seek care and treatment following domestic violence? Kinjunxion is here to help with empathetic and understanding sources of support and information. You are not alone. Connect with others who may be going through the same thing, find professional help and resources near you. The Kinjunxion community is here to help.
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Women of courage: Employment help for women who have been abused

Women of Courage is a resource provided by the government of Ontario which provides women who have been abused with the help they might need in returning to the workforce

Men Share Abusive Relationship Stories

“As often as men are the perpetrators of abuse, they can just as easily be victims. As many as 1 in 4 men have been victims of some form of physical abuse by

What can men do to prevent violence against women?

December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. This is a day of reflection that asks every person across the country to recognize the

International Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Since 1991, December 6th has been recognized across Canada as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The day was founded in recognition of the lives

"Abusive Partner" VS. "Abusive Relationship" - Why the Distinction Matters

“It’s Not Your Relationship That’s Abusive, It’s Your Partner. Here’s Why That Distinction Matters.” Here is what someone who has experienced abuse from their partner has to say about the

Abuse Project Focuses on Health of Victims

$1 million was given to The University of New Brunswick, to start a pilot project. The project, called iHeal, will treat both the short and long-term affects of domestic abuse.

How to Create a Safety Plan in an Abusive Relationship

  Women involved in abusive relationships can create a safety plan using this workbook from the Community Leagal Education Ontario. Community Legal Education Ontario shares a worksheet called My Safety Plan.  A

A Legal Rights Handbook for Abused Women

An online legal rights handbook covering all legal concerns surrounding family domestic violence. Community Legal Education Ontario has a comprehensive guide available online and as a pdf “Do you know

What an Abusive Relationship Looks Like - An Illustrated Story

“Dragonslippers: This is What an Abusive Relationship Looks Like” is an illustrated story of the author’s journey through an abusive situation. It’s the story of how of a young person’s

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton - Partner Assault Response Program - Partner Assault Response Program - The Counselling Centre

The Counselling Centre; 460 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8N 1K4
Canada

Nina's Place - Regional Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Care Centre - Joseph Brant Hospital

Joseph Brant Hospital; 1245 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 0A2
Canada

Nina's Place - Regional Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Care Centre - Joseph Brant Hospital

Joseph Brant Hospital; 1245 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 0A2
Canada

Nina's Place - Regional Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Care Centre - Joseph Brant Hospital

Joseph Brant Hospital; 1245 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 0A2
Canada

Nina's Place - Regional Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Care Centre - Joseph Brant Hospital

Joseph Brant Hospital; 1245 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 0A2
Canada

Nina's Place - Regional Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Care Centre - Joseph Brant Hospital

Joseph Brant Hospital; 1245 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 0A2
Canada

Thrive Counselling - Violence Against Women Program - Burlington Head Office

Burlington Centre (formerly Burlington Mall); 777 Guelph Line
Burlington ON L7R 3N2
Canada
Web

Mission Services of Hamilton - Inasmuch House


Hamilton ON
Canada

Thrive Counselling - Violence Against Women Program - Burlington Head Office

Burlington Centre (formerly Burlington Mall); 777 Guelph Line
Burlington ON L7R 3N2
Canada
Web

Mission Services of Hamilton - Inasmuch House


Hamilton ON
Canada

Thrive Counselling - Violence Against Women Program - Burlington Head Office

Burlington Centre (formerly Burlington Mall); 777 Guelph Line
Burlington ON L7R 3N2
Canada
Web

Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services - Family Violence Programs

Ellen Fairclough Bldg; 119 King St W
Hamilton ON L8P 4Y7
Canada