Dating abuse organizations
Dating violence is always wrong, and you can get help.
Dating violence includes: Dating violence often starts with emotional abuse.
People who are abused often feel like it's their fault — that they "asked for it" or that they don't deserve any better. Help your friend understand that it is not his or her fault. The person who is being abusive has a serious problem and needs professional help.
They can also seek confidential counsel and advice from professionally trained adults and peers.It can happen on a first date, or when you are deeply in love.It can happen whether you are young or old, and in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.The list below can help you find people or groups that might be able to help you with information, support or emergency assistance. They can help you develop a plan and find ways to protect yourself.They can connect you with services for food, clothing and shelter and may be able to provide interpretation services so you can speak with someone in a language you are comfortable in.
Search for dating abuse organizations:
See the Victim Services Directory to find services across Canada.