On this page you will find legal information that may help you if you are experiencing abuse in an intimate relationship.
If you are uncertain about what information you need start by reading Violet’s story.
Each important event in Violet’s story links you directly with information that may be useful if you find yourself a similar situation.
Read her story here.
Learning About Abuse
- Facts About Abuse
- The Effects of Relationship Violence
- What the Law Says About Abuse
- What You Can Do If You Have Been Abused
- Why People Stay in Abusive Relationships
When the Law Gets Involved
For more resources on domestic violence see: www.willownet.ca/resources
Native Women’s Association of Canada
You Are Not Alone – A Toolkit for Aboriginal Women Escaping Domestic Violence. The toolkit provides Aboriginal women with community safety planning resources to address domestic violence. The toolkit also includes a Who’s Who: Domestic Violence Resource Guide of services available to Aboriginal women in every province and territory.