What Is Violence Against Women?
“Any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.”
For additional information play check out the facts from https://canadianwomen.org/the-facts/gender-based-violence
AKWESASNE FAMILY WELLNESS PROGRAM
The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program is open and we will be accepting individuals who are seeking residential services on Monday July 20th, 2020. The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program provides services such as: a 6-week residential or non-residential program for women and men who have been victims of or exposed to abuse, a 24-hour support line, referrals, advocacy, education, information on domestic violence and Outreach services.
The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program will be following the health and safety guidelines outlined by the Eastern Ontario Health Unit and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne.
Individuals seeking services can contact the Akwesasne Family Wellness Program at: 613-937-4322, we are open 24/7, 7 days a week.