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St. John's Native Friendship Centre Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling

Assists Aboriginal people living in and visiting the St. John's area in obtaining access to Health Care, Social, Legal, and Education services, and to facilities which are not available in their own communities. Provides transportation, aids in securing accommodations, arranges training programs, organizes volunteer visits to those confined to hospitals and other institutions, and secures the provision of translators and interpreters.

Primary Telephone: 
709-726-5902
Email Address: 
mail@stjohnsnativefriendshipcentre.com
Fax Number: 
709-762-3557
Street Address: 
716 Water St
City: 
St. John's
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A1E 1C1

Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Italian
Spanish
Vietnamese
Chinese
Gujarati
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Slovakian
Tagalog (Filipino)
Japanese
Arabic
Russian
Korean
Amharic
Czech
Farsi/Persian
Polish
Tigrigna
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support

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.

Primary Telephone: 
604-436-1025
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
againstviolence@vlmfss.ca
Fax Number: 
604-436-3267
Street Address: 
5000 Kingsway Plaza Phase III
Addt'l Street Address: 
306-4980 Kingsway,
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5H 4K7

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Operates a 24-hour crisis line, individual and/or group counselling and children's play therapy. Offers presentations, workshops and print material on sexual violence. Provides a support Process Group, available to women who have participated in an initial 14-week group.

Primary Telephone: 
780-423-4121 (24-hour crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-423-4102 (Business line)
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@sace.ab.ca
TTY/TDD: 
780-420-1482
Fax Number: 
780-421-8734
Street Address: 
205, 14964 121A Ave
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5V 1A3
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Wellspring Family Resource and Crisis Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

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.

Primary Telephone: 
780-778-6209
Email Address: 
wellsprg@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-778-2410
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-467-4049
Street Address: 
5116 51 Ave
City: 
Whitecourt
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T7S 1A1

Pincher Creek Women's Emergency Shelter Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

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.

Primary Telephone: 
403-627-4868 (Crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
403-627-2114 (Administrative line)
Email Address: 
pcwesa@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
403-627-4808
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-354-4868
Street Address: 
PO Box 2092
City: 
Pincher Creek
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0K 1W0

SAFE Home (High Level, Alberta)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Residence

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.

Primary Telephone: 
780-926-3899 (Help line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-926-2277 (Administrative line)
Email Address: 
safehome@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-926-3874
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-926-0301
Street Address: 
PO Box 396
City: 
High Level
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0H 1Z0

PACE Sexual Assault Centre (Genesis Program)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Offers 24 hour crisis intervention, counselling, education and referral regarding sexual abuse. Provides treatment groups.

Primary Telephone: 
780-539-6692
Email Address: 
pacegp@telus.net
Fax Number: 
780-538-0960
Street Address: 
201, 10118 101 Ave
City: 
Grande Prairie
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T8V 0Y2

Brooks and District Women's Safe Shelter Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

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.

Primary Telephone: 
403-793-2232 (Crisis Line)
Secondary Telephone: 
403-362-2766 (Business Line)
Email Address: 
bdwsss@eidnet.org
Fax Number: 
403-793-8288
Street Address: 
PO Box 1045
City: 
Brooks
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T1R 1C6

Edmonton Women's Shelter (WIN House)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

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.

Primary Telephone: 
780-479-0058 (24 hour crisis and support line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-471-6709 (Administrative line)
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
ews@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-479-8252
Street Address: 
PO Box 20088
Addt'l Street Address: 
RPO Beverly
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5W 5E6

Awo-Taan Healing Lodge (formerly Awo-Taan Calgary Native Women's Shelter)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Provides an immediate response to domestic violence for women and children through a 24-hour crisis line. Offers a secured facility, individual counselling, group healing circles, community referrals, child support, advocacy, information and education regarding domestic violence, access to relevant resources, and support in basic needs such as transportation, donated clothing and meals.

Primary Telephone: 
403-531-1970x200
Secondary Telephone: 
(Crisis lines) 403-531-1972 OR 403-531-1976
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
awotaan@awotaan.org
Fax Number: 
403-531-1977
Street Address: 
PO Box 6084 Stn A
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2H 2L3
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