Search Organizations (English): Family violence

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National Clearinghouse on Family Violence  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/
A resource about all aspects of violence within the family. Offers research and information to help Canadian communities work toward the elimination of all forms of family violence. Maintains a referral service of pertinent resource people and organizations. (See Details)
Bigstone Cree Nation Women's Emergency Shelter
Provides safe and secure accommodation for women and children who are experiencing violence. Offers programs and services to work toward change and peace. Provides one on one counselling and support, group activities and children's services for shelter clients.
National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence  
http://www.nacafv.ca/
Forms a national body to "unify the voice" and coordinate efforts to reduce violence and share information on best practices to address violence in the Aboriginal community, which evolved from a Best Practices Conference in 1999. Initiates, designs and delivers culturally appropriate programs and services to address family violence, and to support shelters and family violence prevention centres. Provides necessary support to service providers for networking and capacity building. Web site provides lists of aboriginal shelters in Canada. (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.
Raising Voices  
http://www.raisingvoices.org/
Forms a project of the Tides Center working to create and promote community-based approaches to preventing violence against women and children. (See Details)
Brooks and District Women's Safe Shelter Society
Offers 24 hour shelter accommodation for women and children leaving an abusive situation. Offers crisis intervention counselling, telephone crisis line, support group, information and referral services and community education.
Circle Project Association Inc.
Provides a family violence program in Regina that supports the well-being of families and strengthens at-risk Aboriginal families that are dealing with the trauma of family violence. Also supports non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support. Offers: outreach and home visits; men's and women’s healing circles using traditional Aboriginal models; assessing clients’ needs and providing individual and group counselling; referring clients to other resources when necessary; and holding workshops and seminars about family violence for clients and for the community.
Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children  
http://www.uwo.ca/violence/
Promotes the development of community-centred, action research on violence against women and children. Facilitates the cooperation of individuals, groups and institutions representing the diversity of the community to pursue research questions and training opportunities to understand and prevent abuse. Serves local, national and international communities by producing useful information and tools to assist in the daily work against violence toward women and children. (See Details)
Centre Muriel McQueen Fergusson pour la recherche sur la violence familiale  
http://www.unbf.ca/arts/CFVR/
Conducts action-oriented research with the goal of reducing and ultimate eliminating family violence, performed in a multidisciplinary context and in a partnership context between academic researchers and researchers from the community. Performs outreach through public lectures, workshops, talks to professional groups, media interviews, conference displays, and open houses, panels, and information sessions within the university community.Publishes and distributes a newsletter and a Research Papers series. (See Details)
Crisis Association of Vegreville
Provides crisis intervention through 24 hour help line. Provides short term, safe and supportive environment for abused women and their children, women in crisis or other women needing accommodation. Provides clients with information about services available.