Reasons for Referral

  • There is a history of/or allegations of partner abuse and/or where there is an ongoing threat of abuse.
  • There is a history of/or allegations of physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse of the child where there is fear of such abuse occurring.
  • There are concerns regarding parenting ability which pose a threat to the safety of the child if contact were not supervised.
  • The non-residential parent has been absent from the child for a lengthy period of time and the opportunity to re-establish a relationship in a safe, supportive setting is required.
  • The non-residential party has a history of a drug or an alcohol problem or is a person with a mental health disability.
  • There are concerns regarding abduction or a threat of abduction.
  • There is unresolved conflict between both parties.
  • Continuity of access has been problematic or denied.



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Dalhousie Place Supervised Access Centre provides safe, neutral, child-focused services including supervised visitation, exchanges, and support for families.
Volunteers supervise parents/visitors and children during access periods and exchanges. They ensure factual documentation of observations regarding access visits and monitored exchanges.