Category: Luke’s Place activities

DomesticShelters.org spotlight on Luke’s Place: The only center of its kind in Canada and the U.S.

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DomesticShelters.org is the largest searchable directory of domestic violence services in Canada and the US. This site is full of helpful tools and information for people who are subjected to or are working to end intimate partner abuse. On December

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Give a gift of a brighter future

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Choose a gift that gives back. Help a woman and her children stay safer this holiday season. You can give a meaningful gift to your family and friends while also helping a woman and her children stay safer through the

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Luke’s Place service provider trainings: Blending in-person & online

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On October 19, Luke’s Place presented at the national Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference on our use of Internet technology for training women’s service providers. Our slide presentation is available on the conference website. For all of our advocate trainings, we

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November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month: Donate to Luke’s Place

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After a woman finds the courage to leave her abuser, life doesn’t suddenly become easier or safer, especially when there are children involved. It’s just the opposite. While she is doing all she can to break free from the relationship,

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Job Posting: Legal Support Worker / Family Court Support Worker

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Luke’s Place is seeking a full time, experienced (minimum 3 years), Legal Support Worker to provide professional delivery of its innovative programs and services to women who have been subjected to intimate partner abuse. Luke’s Place is a unique resource

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The McLean and George Lunan Foundations Help Broaden Our Reach

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Luke’s Place is thankful to receive support from The McLean Foundation and The George Lunan Foundation. Their recent grant contributions improve access to justice for rural and remotely located women, and their children, who have been subjected to abuse. These funds expand the availability of the

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Thank you to the Mayor’s Community Development Fund

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Luke’s Place was delighted to have Whitby Mayor Don Mitchell and Grant Committee members visit our agency last week. On behalf of The Town of Whitby Mayor’s Community Development Fund, they delivered a cheque for $5,000 that will help provide

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Walk for Luke’s Place! October 29th

Please join Luke’s Place in the 2017 Durham Community Foundation’s Walk for Charity on Sunday, October 29th. The Walk will take place at Deer Creek, 2700 Audley Road, Ajax. Here’s what you need to know: Pre-registration is required. Register on

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Luke’s Place training: Using the Virtual Legal Clinic

Luke’s Place staff visited Thunder Bay this week to introduce workers in Northwestern Ontario to the Virtual Legal Clinic. In an effort to support access to justice in rural and remote communities, the Clinic connects women who have been subjected

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Durham Walk for Charity, October 29, Deer Creek, Ajax

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The Durham Community Foundation’s Walk for Charity, rescheduled to Sunday, October 29th, will take place at Deer Creek, 2700 Audley Road, Ajax. For details, visit the Durham Community Foundation website. Please join Luke’s Place on the Walk. All pledge money

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