Domestic Violence Spikes Over the Holidays, But Help is Available

JOURNEY Magazine – December 6, 2016 – by Melodie McCullough

Each year the holiday season brings a significant spike in domestic violence in Peterborough, Ontario, and elsewhere, but Jennifer Martin wants women to know the YWCA is here to help with its 24/7 crisis line, and even before a crisis point is reached with its START program.

“The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone,” said Martin, START and Family Court Support manager at YWCA Peterborough Haliburton. (read more…)