Our Mission: The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced abuse. Our diverse, skilled and compassionate staff accompany women through personal and practical transformation, helping to build lives free from violence. We are a centre by, for and about women.

Find Out How We Can Help 
Get Help

Our experienced counsellors are here for you when you are ready to talk.

Our lawyers believe your experiences of violence are important.

Information and Referrals

Get information on your rights, and referrals to services that fit your needs.

English not your first language? We provide free interpretation so you can get help.

Together we can improve social conditions that perpetuate violence against women.

We are experts on violence against women and provide interpreters in 200+ languages.

Our Impact: 2014-2015

women experienced less isolation, more stability and expanded personal agency within relationships as a result of our services. They also experienced improved knowledge of and access to legal rights and remedies.

Help Us Build Lives Free From Violence

Your donation today, will help build a life tomorrow.

Make it possible for a woman to attend appointments for 6 months.

Your donation will provide a woman with legal or counselling support for 3 months.

Help a woman attend weekly group counselling for three months.

Give a woman enough transit money for 5 appointments at the Clinic.

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To Make A Change

Annual Award

Since 2012, the Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award has recognized a woman who makes a demonstrable contribution to improving the lives of women wanting to build lives free from violence.

Annual Tribute

As part of our fundraising efforts, the Barbra Schlifer Clinic holds a signature Annual Tribute event – a truly inspiring evening that brings together an influential and diverse collection of more than 500 people determined to inspire change.

Host an Event

Turn an enjoyable social gathering into a fundraiser for a great cause. Organize an event, such as a dinner or a walk, and name the Schlifer Clinic as your charity of choice.

Student Placements

At the Clinic we believe in helping students develop professional skills and knowledge through practical work experience.
We greatly appreciate the contribution that students and their supervisors make.

Volunteer

Become a volunteer today. Volunteers are essential to the services and programs the Schlifer Clinic is able to provide each and every day.The commitment and energy of our volunteers directly reflect their determination to help women build lives free of violence.

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Advocacy Intiatives

We envision a world where all women live free from violence.