Search Organizations (English): Family violence

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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.
Prince Albert Indian and Métis Friendship Centre
Provides a family violence program for Prince Albert that delivers services to Aboriginal families who are victims of family violence and maintaining liaison with other community agencies. Services offered include: co-ordinating traditional counselling activities that promote healthy behavior for individuals, families and groups; developing case plans and goals with clients; strengthening links with other agencies; and informing the community about the services offered through the program.
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.
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)
Edmonton Women's Shelter (WIN House)  
http://www.winhouse.org/
Provides shelter to abused women with children for a maximum three-week stay. Offers an outreach program to women who leave the shelter. Provides support, legal education assistance, advocacy and a 24 hour crisis and support line. Through the shelter women also have access to child support and outreach programs. Personal incidentals, medication and transportation are provided on a needs basis. Seed money fund provides for the start-up and development of new non-profit programs which may be proposed and are within the mission of Edmonton Women's Shelter. Seeks to increase awareness of the complex nature of violence against women through its Public Education Program. (See Details)
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)
Lloydminster Interval Home  
http://www.intervalhome.ab.ca/
Offers 24 hour 7 day a week crisis intervention and information line, temporary, safe accommodation for women (and children) experiencing family problems or other life crisis, information and support for women who are physically and/or emotionally abused, referrals to appropriate community resources, support programs for families, educational programs for schools and other community organizations, and outreach support. (See Details)
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)
KLINIC Community Health Centre  
http://www.klinic.mb.ca/
Provides primary health care for adults and children, reproductive health services and community outreach services to the Winnipeg community. Additional services include outreach services for the elderly, crisis intervention, sexual-assault counselling, family-violence counselling, and community education. (See Details)
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.