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    3.4 Interval House

    The Lanark County Interval House is a free service that provides safe shelter for abused women and their children. The service is available to women of any age, colour, religion or sexual orientation who are undergoing emotional, physical, sexual or financial abuse. The staff and volunteers of the Lanark County Interval House can:
    • help in an emergency
    • give you a safe place to stay
    • help you get to the shelter
    • provide counseling and support
    • refer you to other helping agencies
    • provide support for your children
    • listen to and believe you
    • provide the things you need (such as food and clothing)
    • go with you to court
    The Interval House also holds support groups where women from the community who have the same experiences as you meet every week to support each other and learn how to take control of their lives. For support groups (including a special group for women over 50), call 613-253-3336 (collect).

    Contact the Lanark County Interval House

    Step 3.5 Emergency Legal Advice

    1. Seek Immediate Medical and Police Aid
    2. Your Involvement with the Police
    3. Seek Advice and Ongoing Assistance
      3.1 Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)
      3.2 Victim Support Line (VSL)
      3.3 Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis Centers (SAC)
      3.4 Interval House
      3.5 Emergency Legal Advice
      3.6 Compensation
      3.7 Child Witnesses
    4. Information About the Criminal Justice System
    5. Making Your Views Known
    6. Going to Court
    7. The trial is finished, now what?
    8. The offender has become eligible for parole. What can I do?







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