Search Organizations (English): Family violence

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Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre
Provides intervention from family violence issues using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of individuals who are caught up in the cycle of family violence. Targets people who are experiencing problems with family violence, substance abuse or are suffering from emotional pain. Services offered include: educating individuals, families and groups about the effects of family violence in relation to Aboriginal people; working as a team with staff of the Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre; developing plans for delivery of family violence education; and advocating for clients.
Peer Support Program/Family Violence Program
Provides peer support, advocacy and information for women survivors of family violence. Professionally facilitated.
Kanaweyimik Child and Family Services Inc
Provides a family violence program for the Battlefords to meet the needs of victims, children, offenders and their families 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 in crisis and seeking support. Services offered include: * Individual and family counselling; referrals to other services; informing community leaders about conditions that affect the wellbeing of the community; and, informing the community about the services offered by the family violence program.
Métis Women of Yorkton
Responds to the needs of children and their families who are at risk for family violence in Yorkton. Targets Metis people, and especially Metis parents and children who are experiencing family violence, and also serves both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. Services offered include: developing men’s and women’s healing circles, using traditional Aboriginal models; interviewing clients to assess their needs; acting as a liaison to other resources and agencies; facilitating appropriate therapies for clients; counselling clients and groups about family violence; referring clients to other programs if needed; and educating clients and the community about family violence.
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.
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)
Durham Violence Prevention Coordinating Council  
http://www.durhamresponsetowomanabuse.com/
Forms a project that brings together the effort of two groups in Durham Region: The Violence Prevention Council and the "Custody and Access Issues Affecting Abused Women and their Children" Steering Committee. (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.
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)