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Domestic Violence Resources

OPP Safety Planning

You can find safety planning resources here, provided by the Ontario Provincial Police.

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ShelterSafe is an online resource for women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map serves as a quick resource to connect women with the nearest shelter that can offer safety, hope, and support.

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The Mediation Centre Barrie

Toll Free: 1-877-725-7020

In 1995 we were awarded one of the first contracts in the province to provide family mediation to ‘unified’ Family Courts for Simcoe County and later expanded to Muskoka residents. We continually evolve so we can provide Alternative Dispute Resolution for many types of conflict. Resolving conflict together – it’s what we believe in!

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Victim Services of Simcoe County

VSSC’s crisis-response teams assist those in Simcoe County affected by crime and tragedy.

Our crisis intervention provides emotional support, practical assistance, education, and referrals for ongoing assistance.

Those who have been victimized are less traumatized when they are empowered on the path of recovery. We create a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere where our clients and their families are treated with dignity, compassion, confidentiality, and respect.

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Family Law Information Center

The Superior Court of Justice is dedicated to ensuring meaningful access to justice for family law litigants at all Superior Court locations. Access to justice means providing family court services and processes that are timely, efficient, effective, and affordable.

The purpose of these services and processes is to resolve family cases in ways that minimize conflict, safeguard the children’s best interests, protect the legal rights of all family members, and resolve issues as early as possible.

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The Assaulted Women's Helpline

Toll Free: 1-866-863-0511

The Assaulted Women’s Helpline provides a safe space, free of judgment anytime, day or night, to support, listen and guide women who have experienced any type of abuse anywhere in Ontario.

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SafePet Ontario

SafePet Ontario provides pet-safekeeping for those fleeing family violence and human trafficking. We help survivors escape abuse by temporarily caring for their beloved pets.

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Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As a community legal clinic and part of Ontario’s legal aid system, we work in partnership with other legal clinics and community organizations across the province.

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Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Navigation Line

If you’ve been hurt, we can help. We offer compassionate support for survivors of sexual assault, child abuse, and domestic violence.

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