CALL 911 IF YOU OR OTHERS ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER OF HARM OR SERIOUSLY INJURED
For assistance with non-emergency crisis situations, click on the tabs below to learn about the different resources available to you.
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Women in Transition House
Phone: (506) 459-2300
Women in Transition House is an emergency shelter that also operates a crisis phone line, which is available 24/7. Staff are trained to be supportive and to respond to the needs of abused women in crisis.
Gignoo Transition House
Live Chat: gignoohouse.ca
Gignoo Transition House is an emergency shelter that also operates a crisis phone line and live chat service, both of which are available 24/7. Gignoo is primarily for Indigenous women and children experiencing domestic violence, but serves non-Indigenous women and children as well.
Sexual Violence New Brunswick (SVNB)
Mobile Crisis Services
Phone: (506) 453-2132
The Mobile Crisis Team provides a range of crisis intervention services in a person's own environment or the environment of their choice. The Team is accessible between noon and 10 pm daily.
Unfortunately, domestic violence can have severe and sometimes fatal consequences for victims and their children. Research has shown that certain factors are associated with an increased likelihood that a victim will be seriously injured or killed by their partner.
The following are red flags for elevated risks to safety:
Generally speaking, as the number of these red flags increase, so does the risk to safety. A professional risk assessment can be done to better gauge a victim’s level of risk and, in turn, help to manage it. To request a professional risk assessment, call Liberty Lane Outreach or one of the local transition houses.
Safety planning is the creation of an action plan to help mitigate a victim’s level of risk. It is a process of answering questions such as:
Here are some templates to guide you through the process of creating a safety plan:
Safety planning is one of the services we offer at Liberty Lane. Feel free to Liberty Lane Outreach to request a consultation.
Many acts of domestic violence are crimes in Canada. These include offences related to physical and sexual violence, psychological or emotional abuse, neglect, financial abuse and the administration of justice (e.g. disobeying court orders). Listed below are various legal remedies for victims to consider.
EMERGENCY INTERVENTION ORDER (EIO)
REPORTING TO POLICE
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WORK LEAVE
EARLY LEASE TERMINATION
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