"Together, we can stop the virus... and the violence.
Confinement makes violence more difficult to see, but it is more present than ever for the women and children who are subjected to it.
Do you see or hear something that looks like domestic or family violence?
Coronavirus is everyone's business. Domestic and family violence too!
Help and references 24/7:
SOS domestic violence: 1 800 363-9010 Suicide prevention: 1 866 277-3553 Tel-jeunes: 1 800 263-2266
The Alliance of 2nd Stage Shelters for Women and Children Victims of Spousal Abuse Launches "Neighborhood Against Spousal and Family Violence" Campaign
In the context of COVID-19 and the resulting confinement, the Alliance of 2nd stage shelters for women and children victims of conjugal violence is launching a general public campaign to encourage everyone to report situations of domestic and family violence. Posters in about 20 languages, listing contact information for several help resources, will be widely distributed today. They will be available on social media as well as in places still accessible to the population, throughout Quebec.
Help resources available 24/7
In addition to 911, each poster will display the coordinates of various help resources available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, namely: SOS domestic violence, Association québécoise de prevention du suicide et Tel-jeunes. There will also be a space for contacting more targeted resources in regions across the province, such as shelters that a