If you’re experiencing a domestic violence situation, you’ll find the services you need at Lina’s Home.
Our social workers are on-site 24/7 to welcome you to a safe space. The shelter is equipped with doorbells, a robust locking system and interactive cameras to check the identity of the person who wants to enter. The property is unidentified so that no one knows that it is a shelter. The address of the property is confidential, because your safety is our priority. Note that all services at Lina’s Home are free.
More specifically, our services are as follows:
You can benefit from our help line, day or night, where you’ll be listened to and given information without judgment.
At our shelter, you’ll have a private room for you and your children. Basic products and food will be provided to you free of charge. This will allow you to focus on your next steps. Social workers are available at any time to support you and help you regain power over your life.
Even if you’re not staying with us, you can still benefit from the services of a social worker. She can meet with you on a regular basis and offer you support and guidance. Lina’s Home also offers external youth services.
In a domestic violence context, children also experience consequences. Youth workers are there to support you in your role as a mother, as well as to support your children and provide them with tools.
Leaving a violent partner involves several steps and meetings, such as:
Throughout the process, the social workers at Lina’s Home will be by your side to help you defend your rights and regain power over your life.
Your stay at Lina’s Home is now over. You’ve found a new living environment. You can continue the process that you started in the shelter with our social worker dedicated to non-residential services.
Do you work in a school environment or an organization that would like to learn more about domestic violence? Our workers offer prevention and awareness services aimed at demystifying the issue of domestic violence.
Lina’s Home strives to offer high-quality services adapted to your reality and your needs. However, you may find that you are dissatisfied with the services you’ve received, and it’s important to the team and the administration to hear about your experience. If you find yourself in this situation, you can express your dissatisfaction in full confidence, because you have rights protected by the Act to assist persons who are victims of criminal offences and to facilitate their recovery.
 A written request is required to access your file. There is a processing time of around 2 weeks.
In agreement with the rights recognized above, Lina’s Home commits to the following for each woman seeking our services:
A social worker is available 24/7 to support you, provide you with tools, listen to you and offer you guidance.
Don’t hesitate to call, the police will be there for you.