Category: Luke’s Place activities

Job posting: Administrative Assistant, Maternity Leave Contract

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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. Luke’s Place Luke’s Place is the only stand-alone family law support

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Job posting: Fund Development and Community Engagement Manager

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Luke’s Place is seeking a creative fund development and/or marketing professional to engage the community, corporations and foundations in supporting our innovative programs and services. We are looking for an energetic and dynamic individual with experience in community fundraising engagement,

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Support Luke’s Place: Registration for DCF Walk closes Oct. 15

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A reminder to sign up soon for the Durham Community Foundation Walk to help raise funds for Luke’s Place. Pre-registration is required and closes Monday October 15. About the Walk When: Sunday, October 21st at 10AM. Lunch follows at 11:30AM Where: Deer Creek,

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Ontario Family Court Watch: An invitation to organizations

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The problem When a woman leaves an abusive relationship, family court outcomes can play a key role in improving the safety and quality of her life and that of her children. However, the family law system can also increase risk

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Durham Community Foundation Walk: October 21

Please join us for the 2018 Durham Community Foundation Walk and help raise funds for Luke’s Place! When: Sunday, October 21st at 10AM. Lunch follows at 11:30AM Where: Deer Creek, 2700 Audley Road, Ajax How: Register on online Pre-registration is required by Monday October

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What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: The importance of family violence screening tools for family law practitioners

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Our new report on family violence screening tools for lawyers and other family law practitioners is now available from the Department of Justice Canada. Family law lawyers are often the first point of contact for those entering the family justice

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Femicide is the crisis we’re all ignoring

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Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, talks with Sarah Boesveld, senior writer of Chatelaine, in a podcast about femicide. There’s been an increasing focus on violence against women in recent years, but that hasn’t resulted in a drop in the

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Updates to Luke’s Place websites’ privacy policy, terms and conditions

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We have updated the terms and conditions for using this website ( and These are the areas where we have made changes: We have tried to make the language as clear as possible about your rights and responsibilities as

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Family Court and Beyond: New website, new workbook, new workshops from Luke’s Place

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We’re excited to announce the launch of our latest initiative, Family Court and Beyond. Designed for women who are leaving abusive relationships and are involved in family court processes, this package offers a wide array of information and tools. The

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Divorce Act changes and violence against women

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Listen to Pamela Cross, Luke’s Place Legal Director, discuss changes to the Divorce Act with host Julie Lalonde on CHUO 89.1FM today at 5PM. A recording of the interview will be available on the CHUO site. Read more about these

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