Category: Luke’s Place activities

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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Durham Walk for Charity postponed until October 29

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We would like to thank all our supporters of Luke’s Place in Durham Community Foundation’s Walk for Charity originally scheduled for Saturday, June 24th.  Due to unforeseen circumstances the organizers at the Foundation have had to postpone this event until

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Luke’s Place is Hiring

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Luke’s Place is seeking a full time, experienced Administrative Assistant to provide professional administrative support to the delivery of its innovative programs and services to women and their advocates. Our office is located in Oshawa, Ontario. Download the job posting

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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention conference

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Join Luke’s Place at the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention conference October 18-19 in London, Ontario. Hosted by Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations, the conference has 4 themes: Working with Indigenous; rural, remote & northern; immigrant & refugee

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The Special Needs of Survivors of Family Violence in the Family Court Process: Comments on Justice Bonkalo’s “Family Legal Services Review”

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A significant portion of all cases in family court involve family violence. Any changes to court process must examine the needs of these families. Luke’s Place and the Barbra Schlifer Clinic have a unique perspective on the complex realities of

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