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Neighbours, Friends & Families Campaign

Make it YOUR Business!

Make it YOUR Business!

70% of those suffering from domestic violence are victimized while at work. Employers are now obligated by law to protect employees experiencing abuse in the workplace.

(Make it Our Business. Bill 168)

Learn how to recognize and respond to:

Signs of domestic violence and how to help your employees and co-workers to find the support they need. Halton Women’s Place facilitates the Government of Ontario-funded public education campaign, Neighbours, Friends & Families, to community groups and businesses.

This presentation focuses on the impact of domestic violence in the workplace, and outlines the responsibilities of employers to “take every reasonable precaution” to protect their employees.

For more information on how to book a session for your workplace, please contact Carm, Development Manager at Halton Women’s Place: 905-332-1200, ext 222.

Cost of workshop:

10-50 employees – $50;

50+ employees – $100

For more information about Neighbours, Friends & Families visit https://www.neighboursfriendsandfamilies.ca

70% of those suffering from domestic violence are victimized while at work. Employers are now obligated by law to protect employees experiencing abuse in the workplace.

(Make it Our Business. Bill 168)

Learn how to recognize and respond to:

Signs of domestic violence and how to help your employees and co-workers to find the support they need. Halton Women’s Place facilitates the Government of Ontario-funded public education campaign, Neighbours, Friends & Families, to community groups and businesses.

This presentation focuses on the impact of domestic violence in the workplace, and outlines the responsibilities of employers to “take every reasonable precaution” to protect their employees.

For more information on how to book a session for your workplace, please contact Carm, Development Manager at Halton Women’s Place: 905-332-1200, ext 222.

Cost of workshop:

10-50 employees – $50;

50+ employees – $100

For more information about Neighbours, Friends & Families visit https://www.neighboursfriendsandfamilies.ca

You have options:

You have options:

IF YOU DECIDE TO LEAVE
  • Call the Halton Women’s Place 24 hour Crisis, Information and Support Line to speak with a trained Crisis Intervention Counsellor;
  • The Crisis Intervention Counsellor will explore your options with you and support you to create a Safety Plan, along with creating an Emergency Escape Plan
  • If you have pets, you can explore safe options with the Crisis Intervention Counsellor.

If you do choose to come the Halton Women’s Place, you and your child(ren) may stay for up to 12 weeks.  Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors will work alongside you on your personal goals, which may include:

  • Accessing community support;
  • Accessing counselling;
  • Obtaining housing;
  • Accessing financial supports;
  • Exploring legal supports;
  • Any other individual goals.

 

Emergency transportation is available to help you get to the shelter.

IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO LEAVE
  • Call the Halton Women’s Place 24-hour Crisis, Information and Support Line.
  • Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors will offer support, counselling, resources and information.  They will also explore your options.
  • Crisis Intervention Counsellors will also offer to support you to create a safety plan for you, and your children, if applicable
  • Crisis support is available on the phone or in person at either shelter.  No appointment is necessary.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SHELTER
  • Safe shelter with staff available 24 hours a day;
  • Clean and welcoming bedrooms;
  • Laundry facilities;
  • Children’s Services, including parenting support, therapeutic groups, children’s activities, playroom;
  • Court support for interim custody and restraining orders;
  • Supportive counselling;
  • Advocacy for you and your children;
  • Support in accessing community services;
  • Support groups;
  • On-Going Safety Planning;
  • Planning for departure from shelter

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE: 905-332-7892

MILTON & HALTON HILLS: 905-878-8555

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

 

 

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE

905-332-7892

 

 

MILTON & HALTON HILLS

905-878-8555

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