About Counterpoint

Our Mission

Counterpoint's mission is to provide holistic programming for men, women and children that transforms the causes and consequences of domestic violence. To achieve this mission, we offer educational programming to perpetrators of domestic violence, and we provide survivors with a comprehensive system of support. Counterpoint also contributes to community development efforts through community education and coalition buildings.

Our Vision

Counterpoint will be a community leader, recognized for its commitment and involvement in innovative, diverse initiatives that contribute to ending violence in domestic relationships. Counterpoint will aim to provide high standards for abuse prevention counselling, support for survivors of domestic relationships, educational programming, and abuse prevention, and promote best practices against which services are assessed. Counterpoint will aim to be a multi-service agency that provides high-quality professional training, program development, and action-centered research.

The Numbers

Counterpoint Partner Assault Response (PAR) participants feel more confident in their ability to create healthy relationships thanks to the program.

  • 91% of participants found the facilitators knowledge very good or excellent.

  • 89% of participants thought that their knowledge of the topics was extremely improved.

  • 87% of Counterpoint Women’s Program participants report a dramatic increase in self-confidence.

Our Core Values

Commitment to safety
All of our activities reflect a commitment to the safety of survivors of violence in domestic relationships.

Inclusive and respectful of diversity
We are committed to being inclusive in the way we provide services, making every effort to respect diversity and demonstrate concern for all.

Social Justice and Integrity
We challenge systemic and individual injustice and work toward promoting gender equality. We work toward ending violence against survivors in intimate relationships.

Sharing and Caring
We are committed to sharing ideas, knowledge, and skills, as well as fostering and maintaining an open team environment.

We are accountable to women, children, same-sex partners, clients, advocates, funders, community partners and each other.

Quality and High Standards
At Counterpoint, we set and maintain high-quality standards in all aspects of our work and develop programs that best reflect our practice.

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