Making Changes

When one partner is hurting the other, it’s called abuse or domestic violence.  It can include hitting their partner, sexual abuse, controlling their partner’s money or behaviour, controlling them emotionally, or coercive control.

If you are a woman experiencing abuse or if you have been abused, Making Changes: a book for women experiencing intimate partner abuse may help.  A lot of the information is also relevant to men and non-binary people who have experienced abuse.

Click on the links below for the full book, and book chapters.

Making Changes (10th edition)



Making Changes Video Series

Video 1: What is Abuse

What is Abuse video



Video 2: Safety Planning

Safety Planning video



Video 3: How Abuse Affects Children

Affects on Children



Video 4: What Newcomers Need to Know

What Newcomers Need to Know

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