Family violence

Family violence

Speaking of abuse: violence against Aboriginal women in relationships

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Camille Callison
Carrie Humchitt
Winnifred Assmann
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772647267
VIOL.S64 2001

Speaking of abuse: violence against women in relationships (Chinese)

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Resource Language: 
Chinese
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Winnifred Assmann (ed.)
Anne Rose (ed.)
Publisher: 
Legal Services Society
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explains women's legal rights in British Columbia in terms of her safety from violence, reflecting the most recent changes to the laws that affect women in abusive relationships, in Chinese.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772637989

Violence against women: statistical highlights

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides data on a variety of topics relating to women and violence, such as violence against women in relationships, spousal homicide, stalking/criminal harassment, transition houses and shelters, and the effects of spousal violence on children in Canada.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Violence in Aboriginal communities

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Emma D LaRocque
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV)
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Addresses Aboriginal women's perspectives on factors that generate and perpetuate domestic violence and strategies for reducing and eliminating violence.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662214838
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Surviving the system: custody and access struggles

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gwen O'Reilly
Publisher: 
Education Wife Assault
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides tips for women who are leaving abusive relationships regarding the custody of their children. Encourages the development of a practical plan to provide for the emotional and physical needs of their children.

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.

Contact Info
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

Region 3 Family Based Care Society Shelter/Eagle Women's Emergency Shelter

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

Offers 24-hour shelter accommodation for women and children at low risk of violence. Offers support programs and outreach programs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-933-3370
Fax Number: 
403-933-3307
Street Address: 
PO Box 610
City: 
Black Diamond
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0L 0H0

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.

Contact Info
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

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.

Contact Info
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

Safety

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Resource Language: 
English
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Online
Publisher: 
Metropolitan Toronto Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides resources on safety issues to help women and children live free from the threat or fear of violence and to involve them in developing strategies and action for change.

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