Family violence

Family violence

Domestic violence relief fund

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
The Community Housing Land Trust Foundation

A manual for housing co-ops in BC to learn how they can welcome women who are victims of violence into their co-ops.

Order Information: 
Available online.

Centre for Research and Education on Violence against Women and Children

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

The Centre promotes the development of community- centred, action research on violence against women and children. The Centre's role is to facilitate 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. It serves local, national and international communities by producing useful information and tools to assist in the daily work against violence toward women and children.

Primary Telephone: 
519-661-4040
Email Address: 
astraat2@uwo.ca
Fax Number: 
519-850-2464
Street Address: 
1137 Western Road, Room 1118
Addt'l Street Address: 
Faculty of Education Building, The University of Western Ontario
City: 
London
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N6G 1G7
Country: 
Canada

“I built my house of hope:” best practices to safely house abused and homeless women

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Leslie Tutty et al.
Publisher: 
Resolve Alberta
Publication Date: 
2009

Recommends best practices to safely house abused and homeless women, based on reviews of current practices and interviews with women from across Canada who had been abused by partners and homeless at some point in their lives.

Order Information: 
Available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Abuse of older women

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
Publication Date: 
2004

Primer on the abuse of older women, comparing the higher incidence of abuse against older women than against older men, and discussing the different forms of abuse they experience.

Order Information: 
Available online.

Intimate partner violence : Violence prevention is a public health issue

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Edition: 
Vol. 9, N. 3/4
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A public opinion survey conducted in 2002 for the New Brunswick government showed that many people, female and male, tend to trivialize violence and to blame the victim. This article looks at the need to step up our prevention and education efforts when it comes to violence against women.

Research report: applying Inuit cultural approaches in the prevention of family violence and abuse

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Audrey Qamanirq
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores Inuit traditional values, philosophies, and practices as they pertain to the treatment and healing of both the abused and the abusers.

Futures without Violence

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence because everyone has the right to live free of violence.

Primary Telephone: 
415-678-5500
Email Address: 
info@endabuse.org
TTY/TDD: 
800-595-4889
Fax Number: 
415-529-2930
Street Address: 
100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio
City: 
San Francisco
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94129
Country: 
USA

Family violence and the health care system: moving from recognition to meaningful response

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Penny Bain
Jill Cory
Publisher: 
Aware
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses the role of health-care systems and practitioners in responding to or preventing family violence, with emphasis on models in BC and some examples from other jurisdictions.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Experiences of front-line shelter workers in providing services to immigrant women impacted by family violence

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Angie Arora
Publisher: 
York University, Graduate Programme in Social Work
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores how front-line workers of shelters for abused women and children experience providing support to immigrant women impacted by family violence.

Available From: 

Durham Violence Prevention Coordinating Council

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

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.

Email Address: 
vpcc@hotmail.com
Street Address: 
P.O Box 30586
City: 
Oshawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L1J 8L8
Syndicate content