The legal support program addresses the barriers that women, specifically those who are survivors of violence, face in accessing justice. The legal system often acts as a barrier to many women in the shelter, as most are unaware of their legal rights or obligations. This often results in women not receiving proper child support, custody, or protection from their abuser. The legal support program offers women access to sources of support and helps clients navigate through the legal systems. The program provides assistance to:
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of young women who have been raped knew their rapist; the perpetrator was or had been a boyfriend, friend, or casual acquaintance.