Additional Resources

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IF YOU’RE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER CALL 911 Domestic Violence Crisis Support 24/7

Gillian’s Place (North & West Niagara) – 905-684-8331 Women’s Place of South Niagara Nova House (Niagara Falls) – 905-356-5800 Serenity Place (Welland) – 905-788-0113

Femmes victimes de violence 1-877-336-2433 Fem’aide Sexual Assault Crisis Support 905-682-4584 CARSA

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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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

Agency Phone Numbers Web Link
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/index-eng.php
Ministry of Community & Social Services www.mcss.gov.on.ca
Niagara Regional Police Domestic Violence Resources http://www.niagarapolice.ca/en/whatwedo/domesticviolence.asp
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 905-688-4111 ext.5084 http://victimservicesniagara.on.ca/
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
http://victimservicesniagara.on.ca/
Senior Safety Line 1-866-299-1011 http://www.onpea.org/
Other language supports (not available 24/7)
Interpreters Niagara-Hamilton
905-682-1900 Ext 218 http://www.informationniagara.com/interpreters-niagarahamilton/
Canadian Women’s Foundation http://www.canadianwomen.org/facts-about-violence

National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/index-eng.php

Ministry of Community & Social Services
www.mcss.gov.on.ca

Niagara Regional Police Domestic Violence Resources
http://www.niagarapolice.ca/en/whatwedo/domesticviolence.asp

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
905-688-4111 ext.5084
http://victimservicesniagara.on.ca/

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
http://victimservicesniagara.on.ca/

Senior Safety Line
1-866-299-1011
http://www.onpea.org/

Other language supports (not available 24/7)
Interpreters Niagara-Hamilton
905-682-1900 Ext 218
http://www.informationniagara.com/interpreters-niagarahamilton/

Canadian Women’s Foundation
http://www.canadianwomen.org/facts-about-violence