History, vision and values

Since 1986, women have been actively engaged in the fight against male intimate partner violence in the Gaspé Peninsula's MRC Avignon and MRC de Bonaventure. L'Émergence is continually building to offer women who have been abused in a conjugal context and their children a range of specialised services that meet the many emerging needs.

Over 35 years of mobilisation

Our values




Our vision

L’Émergence provides dynamic regional leadership in the fight against male intimate partner violence.

It conducts awareness-raising and prevention activities to promote better knowledge of this thorny issue and of existing services.

It works in partnership with organisations and institutions concerned with male intimate partner violence.

It plays an active role in setting up referral mechanisms, inter-sectoral collaboration and innovative practices to serve its clients and the community.

A few statistics

(During the 2020-2021 fiscal year)

women and children received services

10 742
services were provided