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Niagara Women Abuse Screening Project- Asking Woman about Abuse, Addictions and Mental Health: A Guide for Professionals to Respond to Dis-closures
Niagara Region Screening Tool – not booklet format
Niagara Region Screening Tool – printable booklet
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Ministry of Community & Social Services
Niagara Regional Police Domestic Violence Resources
The DVU also investigates all incidents of physical abuse of our seniors, commonly referred to as Elder Abuse. This may consist of abuse or neglect of a senior who is residing in a care facility or their own residence and may be perpetrated by a family member, caregiver or other person.
Members of the DVU are highly trained in the area of Domestic Violence Investigations, Interviewing, Major Case Management, ODARA – Ontario Domestic Violence Assault Risk Assessment, and Search Warrants. For further information on the DVU you can contact the Supervisor at (905) 688-4111 Ext. 5611.
Victim Services Niagara
Ask about additional supports such as:
S/P – Safety Planning – personal safety plan is developed by client and staff/volunteer
S/L – SupportLink – a cell-phone pre-programmed to dial 911
MTERS – Mobile Tracking Emergency Response System – (former DVERS program) a personal alarm system
Application process for S/L and MTERS to meet specific criteria outlined by Victim Services Niagara
Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP) –
St. Catharines – 905 685-2671
Welland – 905 735-4326
Senior Safety Line
Other language supports (not available 24/7)
905-682-1900 Ext 218
Canadian Women’s Foundation