Staying Safe During COVID19
During the COVID-19 pandemic and under the guidance to physically distance and isolate, women and children are at a greater risk of experiencing abuse, particularly at home. Stop VAW and all its members have a responsibility to ensure all programs, services, and resources continue to be accessible and available to ensure women and their children can remain as safe as possible during this time.
Click Here to see updated information about how to stay safe and the availability of services each member agency has to offer during this pandemic.
cases of sexual assault were reported to the police, with 3 trafficking cases
people called the women's shelter crisis/helpline
Women in shelter
people on the 'Centralized Waiting List for Rent-Geared-to-Income Housing
Families waiting for second stage housing
Years average time waiting for housing.
Who We Are
The Stop VAW Committee of Perth County is a community-based committee that responds to violence against women by developing prevention and awareness strategies for violence against women in Perth County. The committee shares information and conducts outreach activities to educate the public and raise awareness about violence against women.
24 Hr confidential, no service fees
Stratford Police Service
Ontario Provincial Police
Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth
Huron-Perth Crisis Intervention Services
“Each time a woman stands up for herself without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”