What is Abuse?

What is Violence?

Any act of imposing one's will upon another physically and / or emotionally is an act of violence

Being physically hit, slapped, shoved, or hurt in ANY way

Being mentally controlled, yelled at or belittled

Being denied access to money

Being ignored and not heard

Being forced to have sex

Being touch in any unwanted way

Being denied the right to leave your home, use your phone, work outside of the house, or see friends

 

Violence is never acceptable.    Know that there is help.

News Updates

Now Hiring: Transition House Support Workers

The Haida Gwaii Society for Community Peace is seeking qualified applicants for Transition House Support Workers to provide support, security, information, education, crisis intervention, and referrals to residents and Help-Line callers. Also responsible for the general upkeep and daily operation of the Transition House.

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Seeking Home Shared Living Providers

Haida Gwaii Society for Community Peace is seeking several interested  parties to share their homes  with persons with developmental disabilities.

Shared living providers welcome an individual into their home and offer a warm and inclusive living environment. Both parties are matched according to their strengths, needs, experience, interests, and personalities.

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