Tips & Info

Tips and resources

Have a Safety Plan ready

  • Create an emergency escape plan
  • Create a list of important phone numbers (e.g. police, shelter) for yourself and your children, and always have change for a phone call 24-hours/7 days a week
  • Tell people you trust about the abuse – Create a list of safe places you can go (e.g. family, friend, shelter). Read more…

Simcoe County Legal Assistance

A list of legal resources available in Simcoe County read more…

Useful Internet Sites

Educate yourself – take a look at these links for further information on violence against women read more…

Power and Control Wheel

The United Nations defines violence against women as “Any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including read more…