Family Violence

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What if I am experiencing family violence?

    Many of the shelters continue to offer emergency family violence prevention programs. Contact the shelter nearest to you or contact the province-wide family violence crisis line:
    1-877-977-0007. This service is available 24/7.

  • Can I still get a Protection Order?

    Judicial Justices of the Peace are still hearing applications for Protection Orders. If you have experienced domestic violence or stalking you can apply, without notice to your partner, at your local court office or speak to a family lawyer for help: For more information:

    View website.