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Battered Women’s Support Services takes action to end violence against women and girls.
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On average, every week a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner.

More than a third of all women worldwide – 35.6% – will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.


We are working to change that. Here’s how:

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Stamina.My counsellor at BWSS told me I needed stamina to get to the end. BWSS was integral to supporting me to lean on a village, to lend me their belief when I didn’t believe in myself. They gave me fuel when I had none. They gave me tools to cope and to manage what...

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Violence Prevention and Intervention Training | Fall 2019

Our Crisis line doesn’t get answered without the help of volunteers. Do you see yourself ready to make a difference by working directly with survivors of violence? Join our volunteer team!After completing an intensive 12 week training program, volunteers answer our...

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My Stars Aligned

“Running reminds you that even in your weakest moments, you are strong.”~ unknown Recently I was introduced to BWSS, Battered Women’s Support Services and all the work they do. I have even begun volunteering at their social enterprise eco-thrift store My Sister's...

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