Design for A New Tomorrow

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Record #: NIA0930 Last Modified: 07 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 04 Dec 2013
Description & Services
DescriptionThe mission of Design for a New Tomorrow is to support individuals who have experienced abuse in intimate adult relationships in their journey towards healthy self-directed lives and respectful relationships. 
 
A community based program funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services which provides individual and group counselling to enable women to become non-victims of physical or mental abuse. Participates in the Coalition to End Violence Against Women, which promotes and facilitates a coordinated community response to the abatement of violence against women. 
 
* public education * intervention * treatment * follow-up * counselling * women's group 
 
The Partner Assault Response Program in partnership with the Family Counselling Centre) * Funded by the Ministry of the Attorney General * for individuals who have been abusive to their partners and are committed to change * Voluntary participants also eligible: call for details * Sliding fee schedule for service 
 
Neighbours, Friend and Families Campaign - raises awareness of the signs of woman abuse. Speakers are available, please contact the office.
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedNiagara Region
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Women must be minimum 16 years of age. 
 
PAR: It is a POST-SENTENCE program for anyone charged and convicted of a domestic offence. The offender will be referred to the program by a court as a condition of a probation order, conditional sentence or parole, or as a condition of bail prior to sentencing. FACS referrals and self-referral if there are no criminal charges.
ApplicationReferrals are accepted from anyone for Design for a New Tomorrow.
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpreters accessed as needed.
FeesService - Women: Admin $5 ; Women pay an Admin fee of $5.00 on second visit 
Partner Assault Response program fees: sliding scale based on annual income * Fee assistance available for Men's Group: based on a sliding scale.
Contact Information
Office Phone905-684-1223
After Hours PhoneAnswering Machine
Fax905-684-8067
E-Maildfnt@bellnet.ca
Websitewww.dfnt.ca
Primary ContactDonna, Intake Worker/Administrative Assistant
Located In CommunitySt Catharines
Address & Map
60 James St, Ste 502
St Catharines, ON L2R 7E7
 
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IntersectionKing St and James St
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Parking - Accessible; Entrance - Accessible; Washroom - Usable
Other Details
Service Level(51) Non Profit Charity
Established1981
ElectionsOct
Subjects
SubjectsAssaulted women ; Counselling ; Crime victims ; Family violence ; Male batterers ; Sexual assault ; Women