Offers violence Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Counselling and Empowerment for children and youth between the ages of 3 and 18 who are at risk of exposure or whom have been exposed to domestic violence.
This program also provides support to the non-offending caregiver, regarding the impact that witnessing violence can have on children. The Program worker is available to provide community education and awareness regarding the prevalence and prevention of gender-based violence. Topics addressed include; self-esteem, communication, expression of emotion, as well as, healthy families and relationships.
Where intervention beyond the scope of the program is required the program refers clients to other services, including clinical treatment. Funded by the Ministry of Justice.
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