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RScreen Shot 2016 06 15 at 11.32.37 AMoads to Safety is "a plain language handbook on legal issues relevant to older women fleeing abuse, including:

  • Emergency information
  • Safety planning
  • Decision-making rights
  • Immigration rights
  • Getting legal help
  • Financial assistance
  • Applying for a pension
  • Applying for housing supports
  • Protection orders and peace bonds
  • Keeping grandchildren safe
  • Steps to protect yourself from financial abuse
  • Property division after separation or divorce
  • Resources for support"


Roads to Safety is part of The Older Women’s Legal Education Project, "a collaboration between West Coast LEAF and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law aiming to address a serious gap in existing public legal education resources: information tailored to older women fleeing abuse. "

Source: West Coast LEAF


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