|Record #: NIA0930
||Last Modified: 23 May 2013
||Last Full Update: 30 Nov 2012
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Description||The 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.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm|
|Eligibility||Ages: 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.
|Languages||English ; Interpreters accessed as needed.|
|Application||Referrals are accepted from anyone for Design for a New Tomorrow.|
|Fees||Service - 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.
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Intersection||King St and James St|
|After Hours Phone||Answering Machine|
|Primary Contact||Donna, Intake Worker/Administrative Assistant|
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible - Parking - Accessible; Entrance - Accessible; Washroom - Usable|
|Service Level||(51) Non Profit Charity|
|Subjects||Assaulted women ; Counselling ; Crime victims ; Family violence ; Male batterers ; Sexual assault ; Women|
|Broader Terms||Crime victims ; Criminal offences ; Male offenders ; Offenders ; Sexual offences|