In 2009, the Ontario government’s Ontario Women’s Directorate launched the Neighbours, Friends and Families (NFF) campaign in communities across Ontario. This campaign raised awareness of violence against women in vulnerable groups across Ontario. In Hamilton, Urban Core Community Health Centre worked with immigrant and refugee groups to talk about violence against women and what it means for their families and communities.
It takes courage for women to leave abusive relationships and reach out for support. Domestic violence survivors Cathy Watts, Cassandra Henry, and Jennifer Price recognized this gap. That was how 1inFour.ca came to be. An online resource hub focused on domestic violence support services, the site connects women with social services and other survivors, while highlighting the seriousness of domestic violence through statistical data. “We are the vehicle and the service providers… Continue reading 1 in Four website connects women with support services