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Family & Intimate Partner Violence

If you or someone you know is experiencing intimate partner violence, please seek help. You could save a life.  

What is intimate partner violence?

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), also known as domestic violence, refers to physical, sexual, psychological, and economic abuse that takes place in the context of an intimate relationship, including marriage.

IPV is one of the most common forms of gender-based violence and is often characterized by long-term patterns of abusive behaviour and control.


Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: 705-949-6300

Information for Victims/Witnesses
Phone numbers and safety checklists

Victim Services of Algoma

Sexual Assault Care Centre

Women in Crisis (Algoma)

Algoma Family Services

Domestic Violence Brochure
(English and French)

Nimkii Naabkawagan Family Crisis Shelter

Children's Aid Society of Algoma

Nogdawindamin Family & Community Services

St. Vincent Place (Men's Shelter)

Neighbours, Friends, and Families

iHEAL app
Free, private, and secure; helps Canadian women who have experienced abuse from a current or past partner to find personalized ways to stay safe and be well.

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