November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – a chance to highlight the ongoing issues of intimate partner and family violence in our community. The stigma against survivors of domestic violence keeps many victims from speaking out or seeking help, which is why it’s important to raise awareness of just how prevalent this issue is.

Here are some basic things to consider when looking at domestic violence in Ontario and in Waterloo Region:

And of course, all of this is only scratching the surface of the issue. If you would like to learn more about how domestic violence affects our communities, you can read more here.

If you are someone who is experiencing any form of abuse – emotional, physical, sexual, or financial – we can help. Contact our office and ask to speak with Teresa, or email fvpp4wfrc@bellnet.ca.

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