“JoAnne Brooks, the coordinator for the Ending Violence Against Women Committee of Renfrew County, says the geography of the county and the lack of affordable housing makes it especially difficult for women to leave abusive relationships.“ Read the full story …

CBC: 23 women have died after intimate-partner violence since the 1970s in this rural Ontario community Read more »

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Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC) is concerned to learn of violent incidents coinciding with the beginning of the school term at Western University. The university “is investigating reports of sexual violence reported over social media”; more, local officials …

Violence, fears about sexual assault mark start to university school year: OCRCC responds Read more »

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About us Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC) is comprised of 30+ Anglophone community-based sexual assault centres from across Ontario. Member centres have been supporting survivors of sexual violence since 1977: our member centres’ services include counselling to survivors …

Bill 251, Combating Human Trafficking Act, 2021: Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres responds Read more »

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