POLICE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA 59 HOW TO RECOGNIZE IF YOU OR YOUR CHILDREN ARE BEING ABUSED ...continued Controlling behaviour - you or your children are •kept in your home and not allowed to leave. •constantly questioned and monitored — including your internet and phone activities. •not allowed to see your family or friends. Neglect - you or your children are •not being provided with your basic needs from someone you depend on. •denied needs such as housing, clothes, food, hygiene, supervision or medical care. Financial abuse - you are •not in control of your own or family money without your permission. •having money taken from you without your permission. •forced out of your house or forced to sign documents to give over control of your house. •not allowed to make an income. Important Numbers : Beauséjour Family Crisis Resource Centre: 506-533-9100 Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 Child Abuse and Neglect: 1-888-992-2873 After-hours Emergency Social Development: 1-800-442-9799 Chimo Helpline: 1-800-667-5005