Luke's Place

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-728-0978
Toll Free Phone 1-866-516-3116
Fax 905-725-0101
Site Location Confidential location
Located In Community Durham Region
Contact Information
Volunteer Coordinator Samantha Warden, Program Manager; Phone: ext 227; Email:
Primary Executive Carol Barkwell, Executive Director; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Mailing Address 707 Simcoe St S, Box #3 
Oshawa, ON L1H 4K5
Description & Services
Description (Service) Assist female abuse survivors and their children as they deal with family law issues * individual information, support, guidance and referral on family law system * group sessions offered including Early Information Sessions, Legal Information Workshops, Family Law Networking Groups * access to extensive print and video resources * weekly pro-bono summary advice clinic to receive lawyer's opinion based on facts of situation, help with legal preparation and preparing for court * consultation, education and training to the service community and general public 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate
Sup. Description Luke's Place is named in memory of Luke, a 3 ½ year old boy who was murdered by his father on his first unsupervised access visit in August of 1997
Hours By appointment Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Ontario for resources and training
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women who have experienced abuse * Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Application Call to make confidential appointment * call to register for group sessions
Languages English ; Access to multi-lingual interpretive services
Fees None
Other Details
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Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Call for details
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Abused Women ; Child Guidance ~ Children of Abused Women/Men ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance

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