Helping adults

Violence Against
Women Counselling

Banyan’s Violence Against Women (VAW) program offers support to women who have experienced abuse and violence in an intimate relationship. VAW counselling is provided in a non-judgmental, inclusive environment. Women are supported to increase their knowledge and understanding of abuse, safety planning, and access to community resources.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Eligibility

    Our services are available to women, aged 16 years and older, who have been physically, sexually, emotionally, or financially abused, or who are at risk for abuse, and their children.  This could include a non-parent caregiver or immediate family or household member.

  • In an emergency situation?

    If you are experiencing an emergency situation call 9-1-1.

  • Days of Service

    Monday to Friday

    (closed weekends and statutory holidays)

What people
are saying

I like that we had discussions in a welcoming and stress-free setting. I was able to hear what other women were going through which helped me to realize I wasn’t alone. The facilitators were very Knowledgeable, informative and relatable.



Need more information?

Phone: 289-246-9064

Send us your questions through our Contact Us form