Erin Lee, our Executive Director, wins prestigous ETFO Social Activism Award

Special congratulations to our Executive Director, Erin Lee, on her Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Social Activism Award. On behalf of all staff, volunteers and clients, we are honoured to do this work with you Erin and we thank you for your continued efforts to create safe communities and end violence against women. Read more here

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Special thank you to Two Guys For Lunch!

James and Luke have been wonderful long-time supporters of LCIH and this year’s Fiesta Chilli night was another hit! Not only did they donate all proceeds to us, they also donated TONS of chilli for the women and kids living in the shelter. We can’t wait to do this again next year! But we don’t have to wait till next year for their tasty treats, you can always check out their yummy menu here

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LCIH proudly participates in Lanark County Pride

On Saturday, June 11, at the Lanark County Pride Parade, our community came together in solidarity, celebration and peace. We wish this had been the case everywhere. We at LCIH were proud to be included in our local events and will continue to work with  our communities to create safety, respect and dignity for everyone, everywhere.

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We mourn the senseless loss of lives in Orlando

We are saddened and outraged by this shocking act of hate against humanity. Saturday in small town rural Lanark County, we proudly celebrated the richness and diversity of “being” in our community. Sunday we awakened to the horror of mass murder targeted at the LGBTQ2 community. Hate is a powerful tool but uniting in solidarity is greater. LCIH stands United in solidarity with all LGBTQ2 communities and will continue to challenge the barriers to Equality for All. LCIH will support efforts to host ...

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Commonwell Mutual Insurance Awards $17,000 Grant to LCIH

We want to extend a deep thank you to The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group and their incredible C.A.R.E. Program (Create A Ripple Effect) which has granted us $17,000 to do critical public education and prevention work here in Lanark County to help end violence against women. This work has the power to change lives and we could not do it without the support of Commonwell. Learn more about their wonderful organization here

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“Across the world, the most dangerous place for a woman to be is in her own home.”

from “peace is…women imagine a peaceful world” by Jennier deGroot

We can do better! Join us in our mission to end violence against women. You can support the important work we do to end violence here in our own community by volunteering, donating, hosting a fundraiser, and sharing the important information about violence and how to support survivors with compassion (found on this website). email us at info@lcih.com for more info.

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