• 1 in 4 women in Canada are assaulted by their intimate partner.
  • At least 1 woman is killed by her intimate partner every 4 days in Canada.
  • It is against the law for anyone to assault their intimate partner.
  • Women from all different economic, religious, educational and cultural back grounds are victims of abuse.
  • Alcohol does not cause abuse against women. It is a separate problem.
  • 80% of assaulted women reported being assaulted during a pregnancy.


The Transitional and Housing Support Program offers services to women and their children who have experienced abuse, to help them connect with community support and find and maintain safe housing. A Transitional Support Worker will:

  • Help with income supports.
  • Help with educational upgrading.
  • Help with employment supports.
  • Assist with building and extending women’s personal community of support.