Resources for Guardians

Abuse in Pregnancy: Information and Strategies for Prenatal Education – This downloadable booklet for individuals working in prenatal education provides information on identifying potential situations of abuse and provides strategies and resources for supporting the woman through the situation. Information is provided about risk factors for abuse in pregnancy, the impact of abuse on women and children, screening for abuse, disclosure and legal issues.

Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children is committed to the development and application of knowledge for the prevention of violence against women and children through promoting innovation, collaboration and equality.

INSPIRE: Seven strategies for Ending Violence Against Children  identifies a select group of strategies that have shown success in reducing violence against children.

Neighbours, Friends & Families: VAW Materials provides important information about talking to your neighbours, friends and family members about woman abuse. All of the materials are available to download in PDF format.

The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2016: A Focus on Family Violence in Canada – This report sheds light on a topic that can be hard to talk about. Family violence often remains hidden. Working together, we can unravel why, when, where, how, and to whom family violence happens and improve our efforts to support healthy Canadian families.

During COVID-19 our partners continue to provide services to support members of Huron County affected by violence.

Huron Domestic Assault Review Team: COVID-19 Service Updates

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger from violence, call 911.

For emergency shelter and safety planning call Huron Women’s Shelter’s 24/7 information and support line: 1-800-265-5506.