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Luke's Place


Description
COVID19 -- in-person services suspended, providing service by phone 905-728-0978 ext 221 * virtual support with pro bono lawyer offered across Ontario



Assist female abuse survivors and their children as they deal with family law issues * individual information, support, guidance and referral on family law system * group sessions offered including Early Information Sessions, Legal Information Workshops, Family Law Networking Groups * access to extensive print and video resources * weekly pro-bono summary advice clinic to receive lawyer's opinion based on facts of situation, help with legal preparation and preparing for court * consultation, education and training to the service community and general public



Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate
Eligibility
Women who have experienced abuse * Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Call to make confidential appointment
* call to register for group sessions
Phone
905-728-0978
Toll Free
1-866-516-3116
Fax
905-725-0101
Website
Visit Website
Email
admin@lukesplace.ca
Mailing Address
707 Simcoe St S
Box #3
Oshawa, ON, L1H 4K5
Canada
Languages
English; Other - Access to multi-lingual interpretive services
Fees
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible ; Call for details
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
Information Durham
Last Updated On
October 7, 2020
Hours of Operation
COVID19 - Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Durham Region