Live Safe — End Abuse: If Your Sponsor Abuses You

Fact sheet about relationship abuse (family violence) describes what newcomers (immigrants) to Canada can do if abused by their sponsors and when leaving an abusive relationship. Describes financial help, support services, and legal resources. Updated to conform to the new BC Family Law Act.

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Legal Services Society
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leaving an abusive relationship, abusive relationship, domestic violence, relationship violence, violence against women, abuse, sponsor