Offender: Male (common law)
Victim is highly vulnerable due to drug and alcohol addiction. She is in a relationship with a very abusive partner with a history of family violence both reported and unreported.
There were several attempts to intervene by finding shelter and a detox program, which she declined because of her addictions and fear of the accused. After multiple charges and Family Violence occurrences, the victim eventually asked for and accepted help.
Success: Victim was referred and accepted to a detox program away from her area. The Family Violence unit engaged with her family who supported the victim’s decision to seek help and offered her a place to stay afterwards while transitioning into independent living. Victim was connected further supports.