Internet browsers store a history of searches and visited sites. If you are worried about someone knowing that you visited this website, use a friend's computer or library computer, and make sure you have a safety plan. If you want to try removing the traces yourself, the links below provide the necessary instructions. Remember that by clearing your browser history, everything in the browser window will be cleared. If your partner knows how to use a computer well, this may make them suspicious.
Family/Domestic Violence Services and Resources:
Family Violence Prevention Program (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada)
Justice Canada’s Family Violence Initiative
Legal Information Society of NS - family law information in multiple languages, including a brochure about domestic violence for newcomers
Native Women's Association of Canada - violence prevention and safety
Directories (Publications of National Clearing House on Family Violence):
Second Stage Housing:
Second stage housing offers safe and affordable housing for abused women and their children. You can also contact through your local transition house.