“Engaged our police service in a number of ways. One example, she [Founder Idrisa Pandit] has worked with our domestic violence unit. They have become a valuable partner in assisting our police services in particular our front line officers, our community resources officers, when dealing with some clients that particular service agency deals with” – Lee Fitzpatrick, Waterloo Regional Police
Below is a list of support services in the Region of Waterloo and surrounding areas. If you, or anyone you know, is a victim of family violence and abuse please contact us. If you are at risk and need immediate assistance, please contact the police.
Victim Support Line (Toll-free 1-888-579-2888)
Waterloo Region Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment & Support Centre (St. Mary’s Hospital)
Sexual Assault Support Centre brochures
If you are a support provider, Imam, or community leader who wants to better understand domestic violence in the Muslim community, consider checking out the Muslim Wheel of Domestic Violence, developed by Dr. Shareefa Alkhateeb.