Let’s End Violence Against Women!

Let’s End Violence Against Women!
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Dave Cross

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Sgt. Dave Cross #1932 is the Media Relations Officer with the Halton Regional Police Service. His office is located at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville, ON.

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Regional Chairman Gary Carr and Halton Regional Police Chief Stephen Tanner will join members of Halton Violence Prevention Council to mark the beginning of Woman Abuse Prevention Month on Monday November 4th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Halton Region Rotunda,  1151 Bronte Road, Oakville.

The public and media are welcome to attend as Halton Violence Prevention Council hangs it’s “Act Against Violence” banners throughout the Region for the month of November.

The Council’s mission is to end violence against women and their children in our community. It is a coordinating committee which works towards improving services for women and children experiencing abuse, in order to achieve a healthy Halton community.

end_violence_against_women_buttons-ra97b61e48bf04dd2a3b5321ce4a8a18d_x7j3i_8byvr_324Council members include the Halton Regional Police, Halton Women’s Place, Halton Children’s Aid Society, Access Counselling, Halton Family Services, and the Halton Region Health dept. services as well as school boards and legal services.

The council continues to be engaged in the Neighbours, Friends and Families Campaign which is a provincial campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so people who are close to an at-risk woman or a man who uses abusive behaviours can help. Contact Access Counselling at 905-637-5256 or Halton Women’s Place at 905-332-1200 if you are interested in a “Neighbours, Friends and Families” presentation.

Are you currently involved in an abusive relationship? You and your family can get help! Call the 24-hour crisis line of Halton Women’s Place (south 905-332-7892, north 905-878-8555) or the Assaulted Women’s Helpline (toll free: 1-866-863-0511).

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