Le Seuil de l’Estrie’s mission is to offer services to men experiencing difficulties with their intimate partners and to provide services to people who have violence and abuse issues with their entourage. The service is addressed foremost to men, but also to any other person: women, teenagers or children experiencing, according to the case, a violence or abuse issue within their intimate partner relationship, the family setting or with their entourage. This service is offered in the form of individual assistance as well as for couples and families. Le Seuil has also got the mandate to offer information services (offered directly to the clientele or to other members of organizations and institutions). The extent of its mission is regional and thus covers the entire Townships territory.
« Marital violence include the physical, verbal, psychological and sexual aggressions as well as acts
of domination at a financial level.
It does not result from a loss of control, but constitutes, on the contrary, a means chosen to dominate the other person
and to assert one’s power over that person. »