Welcome to the Hamilton Coalition for Bullying Prevention and Intervention
The Hamilton Coalition for Bullying Prevention and Intervention is an alliance of community organizations working with children and youth. The primary aim of the Coalition is to promote, support and develop a community strategy for bullying prevention and intervention that builds on the strengths of existing programs and services in Hamilton.
Definition of Bullying
The Coalition has adopted the Ontario Ministry of Education (2007) definition of bullying:
Bullying is typically a form of repeated, persistent, and aggressive behaviour directed at an individual or individuals that is intended to cause (or should be known to cause) fear and distress and/or harm to another person’s body, feelings, self-esteem, or reputation. Bullying occurs in a context where there is a real or perceived power imbalance.
In summary, bullying involves:
Learn helpful tips and information about community resources prepared for and by Youth and Parents:
For Immediate Assistance:
Call 1-800-668-6868 to speak to a counsellor or ask your question online at www.kidshelpphone.ca
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