Family violence

Family violence

Ontario Women's Justice Network

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting

Provides a legal resource for women's organisations and individuals working on issues relating to justice and violence against women and children. Works to demystify the legal system.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-392-3148
Email Address: 
owjn@web.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-392-3136
Street Address: 
158 Spadina Rd
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5R 2T8

Centre Muriel McQueen Fergusson pour la recherche sur la violence familiale

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Groups Served: 
Families
Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Publisher

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
506-453-3595
Email Address: 
fvrc@unb.ca
Fax Number: 
506-453-4788
Street Address: 
University of New Brunswick
Addt'l Street Address: 
678 Windsor St Box 4400
City: 
Fredericton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E3B 5A3

Women and domestic violence: an interdisciplinary approach

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Lynette Feder (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Binghampton, NY

Focuses on the use of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of domestic violence.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0789006758
VIOL.F43 1999
Notes: 
Co-published simultaneously as Women & Criminal Justice, Volume 10, Number 2 1999. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Mediation: facts & issues

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)
Publisher: 
Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Highlights the issues facing women who are considering mediation as a means of resolving their family law disputes, particularly in the context of family violence.

Democratizing excellence: the experience of the research centres on family violence and violence against women

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the development of the Research Centres up to 1997, highlights their achievements, and reviews the lessons learned.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662272296X
VIOL.D46 1999

Centre Ressources Familiales Pavilion

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Groupe de soutien / support par les pairs
Services d'information et de références
Support group/peer support
Éducation / développement communautaire
Day services
Services de jour
Counseling

Offers services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to women in crisis or in need of support and assistance by offering a variety of services to meet their needs, including a 24 hour, toll free, support line. Works to prevent violence against women and children through public education projects. // Offre des services aux victimes de violence familiale et d’agression sexuelle ainsi qu’aux femmes en situation de crise ou qui ont besoin de soutien. Aide les gens à venir à bout des problèmes auxquels ils sont aux prises.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
705- 672-2128
Email Address: 
info@pavilionfrc.com
Fax Number: 
705- 672-5922
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-871-9090
TTY/TDD: 
705- 672-3234
Street Address: 
PO Box 37
City: 
Haileybury
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P0J 1K0
Internal Notes : 
<p>multiple languages found - // in abstract</p>

BC/Yukon Society of Transition Houses

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Residence

Presents a non-profit association of transition houses, safe homes, second stage houses, and other groups which serve the needs of abused women and their children.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-669-6943
Secondary Telephone: 
1-800-661-1040
Email Address: 
admin@bcysth.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-682-6962
Street Address: 
Suite 325, 119 West Pender Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1S5

National Clearinghouse on Family Violence

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613- 957-2938
Email Address: 
ncfv-cnivf@phac-aspc.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
613-941-8930
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-267-1291
TTY/TDD: 
613-952-6396
Street Address: 
Jeanne Mance Building 1907D1, Tunney’s Pasture
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 1B4
Internal Notes : 
Multiple TTY found: "613-952-6396 and 800-561-5643"

Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Research
Publisher

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
519-661-4040
Email Address: 
urpvio@uwoadmin.uwo.ca
Fax Number: 
519-850-2464
Street Address: 
University of Western Ontario
Addt'l Street Address: 
118-1137 Western Rd
City: 
London
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N6G 1G7

Rosewood Shelter

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Counseling
Housing

La Maison Rosewood Shelter is an emergency shelter that provides both residential and non-residential support to abused women and their children in North Central Simcoe County.

* Counsellors provide crisis counselling both in person and via the telephone for women who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
* Child residents receive counselling and support as well as age-appropriate activities through our Child Support Program.
* Counselling, legal advocacy and accompaniment, assistance with finding and maintaining housing, assistance with Ontario Housing and Ontario Works are available to shelter residents and on an outreach basis to women living in the community.
* All services maintain confidentiality of client information.

Women who have pets that will need alternate care arrangements should discuss this with Rosewood staff. Services are available through the local SPCA or the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association's Safe Pet Program.

Information about the Safe Pet Program is available at www.ovma.org/pet_owners/safepet.html

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
705-526-3221
Secondary Telephone: 
705-526-4211
Email Address: 
iwillis@rosewood.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-461-1750
Street Address: 
PO Box 54
Addt'l Street Address: 
582 Hungle Ave
City: 
Midland
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L4R 4K6
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