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.
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)
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