Partner Assault Response Service

Service Description

The Partner Assault Response Service is a psycho-educational service offered in a group setting to persons who have been found guilty or pleaded guilty to a criminal act involving family violence towards a current or previous partner.

Services Offered

  • Psycho-educational group sessions for persons who have committed violent acts or maltreated their spouse or partner
  • Education and counselling for persons who have committed acts of physical or emotional violence
  • Support, information and orientation services for victims of these crimes

Eligibility Criteria

  • 16 years of age or over
  • Accused of assault against their partner and pleaded guilty
  • On probation with the condition that they participate in the program

Referral Procedures

Applications for service must be initiated by the Crown Attorney or Probation Officer.