Signs of Abuse

  • Do you feel your partner has power and control over you?
  • Does your partner hit, punch, scratch, kick, or physically harm you in any way?
  •  Does your partner call you names, insult you, play mind games with you or any other kind of emotional harm?
  •  Does your partner threaten or intimidate you?
  •  Does your partner use your children to control you?
  •  Is there unwanted sexual touching, name calling and/or forced sex from your partner?
  •  Does your partner try to isolate you from your extended family and friends?
  •  Does your partner take away your economic / financial control?

These are some signs of abuse – remember abuse is NOT your fault! Tell someone today and ask for help in Flamborough.

For more information call

Flamborough Women’s Resource Centre 289-895-8580

Inasmuch House for Women & Children in Crisis  24 hr Crisis line 905-529-8600 or office 905-529-8149

Hamilton Interval House  24 hr Crisis line (collect calls accepted) 905-387-8881 or office 905-387-9959

Martha House 905-523-8895 or Crisis Line 905-523-6277

Police, Family Violence Resource Unit  905- 546-4925 or Detective Fleming 905-546-3852

Sexual Assault Centre (SACHA) Crisis Line 905-525-4162 or  905-525-4573


Distress Centres

  • Children’s Aid Society 905-522-1121
  • Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART) Info-Line 1-800-565-8603
  • Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
  • Parent Help Line 1-888-603-9100
  • Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline (24 hours) 1-888-230-3505
  • Suicide Prevention Crisis Line 905-522-1477
  • Victim Services 905-546-4904
  • COAST Hamilton Distress Centre (Youth, Teens and Adults with Mental Health Concerns)
    (24 Hours) 905-972-8338