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BC/Yukon Society of Transition Houses  
http://www.bcysth.ca/

Presents a non-profit association of transition houses, safe homes, second stage houses, and other groups which serve the needs of abused women and their children.

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Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society  
http://www.vlmfss.ca/

Provides culturally-sensitive services to immigrant and visible minority women, children, and families who are experiencing family violence. Bilingual/bicultural workers provide individual and group counselling women in situations of family violence prior to, during, and after their stay in a transition house; supportive services for interactions with the legal and social systems; and volunteer training to develop organizational and leadership skills. Also provides supportive counselling and referral for women who are victims of sexual assault or adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. (See Details)

Prince Albert Grand Council Women's Commission

Provides healing from the effects of family violence using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of victim(s), children, offenders, extended families and the community. Targets Aboriginal people who are experiencing problems with family violence, as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support.

Ontario Women's Justice Network  
http://www.owjn.org

Provides a legal resource for women's organisations and individuals working on issues relating to justice and violence against women and children. Works to demystify the legal system.

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SAFE Home (High Level, Alberta)

Offers shelter and counselling 24 hours a day to women in crisis and their children. Operates a 24-hour crisis line. Provides public education on family violence and dating violence to all communities in provincial Region 17.

Pincher Creek Women's Emergency Shelter Association

Provides safe shelter and support services for women and children fleeing abusive situations. Offers 24 hour counselling, educational programs, 24-hour crisis line, support groups, outreach and advocacy. Offers weekly Healing Circle, in-house support groups, advocacy, parenting skills, workshops on family violence, residential services, childcare, transportation, crisis intervention, referrals and information.

Wellspring Family Resource and Crisis Centre

Provides a short-term emergency shelter that offers a safe environment for women in crisis with or without children. Provides emotional support and education. Provides services to all members of the community, including: a 24-hour crisis line; lay counselling; information; referral service to appropriate agencies; and, outreach support with follow-up (with priority given to family violence issues). Offers preventative initiatives including education, awareness and information. Operates a resource library with audio and visual materials on a variety of topics.

Centre Ressources Familiales Pavilion  
http://www.pavilionfrc.com/

Offers services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to women in crisis or in need of support and assistance by offering a variety of services to meet their needs, including a 24 hour, toll free, support line. Works to prevent violence against women and children through public education projects. // Offre des services aux victimes de violence familiale et d’agression sexuelle ainsi qu’aux femmes en situation de crise ou qui ont besoin de soutien. Aide les gens à venir à bout des problèmes auxquels ils sont aux prises. (See Details)

Paspew House, Mikisew Cree First Nation
Provides a safe place for women escaping domestic violence. Offers public educational programs on relationship prevention in family violence. Offers 24 hour crisis line for the community.
Peyakowak (We Are Alone) Committee Inc.
Provides healing from the effects of family violence using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of victims, children, offenders, their extended families, and the Kokums and Mushooms who are caught up in the cycle of family violence. Targets Aboriginal people who are experiencing problems with family violence as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are seeking support. Offers: in-home counselling sessions for individuals and groups, with the victim, children and the perpetrator; working as a team with staff and Elders; advocating for clients; developing a network with other agencies to help with the exchange of referrals; educational workshops about topics such as spouse abuse and enhancing parenting skills; and intensive support groups for Elders, men, women, children and adolescents.