Search Organizations (English): Family violence

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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.
Family Healing Circle Lodge
Provides a family violence program for Saskatoon that targets Aboriginal people who are dealing with the trauma of family violence, as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support. Offers: men’s support group; counselling for men who are engaging in family violence; supporting victims of family violence and accompanying them to court appearances, legal appointments and counselling; and home visits to assess home situations, and to provide follow up and support services to families.
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.
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.
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.