Family violence

Family violence

Lloydminster Interval Home

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

Offers 24 hour 7 day a week crisis intervention and information line, temporary, safe accommodation for women (and children) experiencing family problems or other life crisis, information and support for women who are physically and/or emotionally abused, referrals to appropriate community resources, support programs for families, educational programs for schools and other community organizations, and outreach support.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-875-0966 (24 hour confidential crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-808-5282 (Administrative line)
Email Address: 
lihsi@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-875-0609
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 1523
City: 
Lloydminster
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S9V 1K5

Grande Prairie Women's Residence Association for Abused Women and Children (Odyssey House)

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

Provides safe, short-term and supportive accommodation for abused women and their children. Provides information groups for women on family violence, self-esteem and parenting. Offers one-on-one crisis intervention and a 24 hour crisis line. Provides a follow-up program for women and children setting up on their own.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-538-1332
Secondary Telephone: 
780-532-2672 (24 hour crisis line)
Email Address: 
gpwra@telus.net
Fax Number: 
780-532-1389
City: 
Grande Prairie
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T8V 4Z2
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

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.

Contact Info
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

Crisis Association of Vegreville

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Residence

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-632-7070 (24-hour help line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-632-2233 (Business Line)
Fax Number: 
780-632-2283
Street Address: 
PO Box 1022
City: 
Vegreville
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T9C 1S1

Dr. Margaret Savage Crisis Centre

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

Operates a shelter for women, with or without children, who are victims of family violence or confronted with any crisis. Offers weekly support groups for women, training and information regarding self-esteem, life skills, empowerment, custody, legal issues and family violence.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-594-3353 (Help line/Crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-594-5095 (Business line)
Email Address: 
frontline@dmscc.ca
Fax Number: 
780-594-7304
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-594-0533 (Crisis line)
Street Address: 
PO Box 419
City: 
Cold Lake
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T9M 1P1

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-479-0058 (24 hour crisis and support line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-471-6709 (Administrative line)
Email Address: 
ews@telusplanet.net
Website/URL: 
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

Overview of family violence

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence (BCIFV)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides information about family violence. Includes discussion of the reported prevalence of violence in the lives of men and women in intimate relationships, children, youth, people with disabilities and older adults.

Looking out for family pets: recognizing the connection between animal cruelty and family violence

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English
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Online
Author: 
Pamela Cross
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network (OWJN)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses how to provide appropriate supports to women and children who need to leave an abusive situation but who have concerns about the family pet.

The hidden terror: stories about violence against women

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Multi-Disciplinary African Women's Health Network
Publication Place: 
Accra, Ghana

Gives stories from the African continent and contains some commentary on various issues.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.M85

Policy focus group: violence against women and their children

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies and documents major shifts in information and policy related to family violence prevention over the past ten years.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.P65 1997
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