Month: December 2013

I think sometimes when people hear the word advocacy they assume it means standing up in front of a room full of people or a street filled with demonstrators or in a government committee room to call for some kind …

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With funding support from Status of Women Canada, Luke’s Place will continue to provide comprehensive, gender-based three-day trainings in a number of communities across Ontario on family law support and advocacy for violence against women service providers. We have run …

2014 offers more training opportunities! Read More »

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From DurhamRegion.com “I feared for my life and for my children’s lives,” Ms. Murphy says, struggling to contain her tears, even though years have passed. “I was lost. I didn’t know where to turn for help.” A friend recommended Luke’s …

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In the coming months, Luke’s Place answers Frequently Asked Questions from legal advocates and service providers supporting women who have experienced violence and are involved in the family law court process. This is the first in the series. Question: What …

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