The Belleville Police Service will protect human life by vigorously investigating incidents of domestic/family violence and supporting victims through a coordinated community response designed to improve the quality of life.
It is any use of physical or sexual force, actual or threatened, including emotional/psychological abuse or harassing behaviour or threats to harm children, other family members or pets by an intimate partner, spouse or former spouse.
Criminal Harassment (Stalking)
Occurs when a person repeatedly follows or watches (stalks), communicates or threatens another and where the victim reasonably fears for their safety or for the safety of anyone known to them.
What victims can do and supports available
If you are a victim of domestic violence, call Police (911). If you need advice about Domestic Violence or Safety planning, please contact Victim Services Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox and Addington.
The Three Oaks Foundation provides services to women and children who are victims of domestic abuse. Three Oaks provides 24 hour emergency crisis housing for women and children. In addition to residential service for women and children in transition, individual and group counseling in the shelter and community, and a program for children in residence and public education seminars.There is also a 24 hour crisis line.
The Sexual Assault Centre of Quinte provides services to victims of sexual abuse, both male and female. The Centre offers counselling, support as well as a residential treatment centre for survivors of sexual abuse. There is a 24 hour emergency crisis line.