Family violence

Family violence

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

Bigstone Cree Nation Women's Emergency Shelter

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

Provides safe and secure accommodation for women and children who are experiencing violence. Offers programs and services to work toward change and peace. Provides one on one counselling and support, group activities and children's services for shelter clients.

Primary Telephone: 
780-891-3333 (crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-891-3905
Fax Number: 
780-891-3918
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-891-5322
Street Address: 
PO Box 900
City: 
Wabasca
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0G 2K0

Paspew House, Mikisew Cree First Nation

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

Provides a safe place for women escaping domestic violence. Offers public educational programs on relationship prevention in family violence. Offers 24 hour crisis line for the community.

Primary Telephone: 
780-697-3323 (24 hour crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-697-3329
Email Address: 
paspew@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-697-3608
Street Address: 
PO Box 90
City: 
Fort Chipewyan
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0P 1B0

Woman abuse and Ontario Works in a rural community: rural women speak about their experiences with Ontario Works: final report

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Colleen Purdon
Publisher: 
Women Today of Huron
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Goderich, ON

Collects recollections provided by abused women on their experiences with Ontario Works, a work-fare program. Presents their priorities and recommendations for improvement.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.P87 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Exploring the links between animal abuse and family violence

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Print
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English
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Online
Author: 
Sue McIntosh
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Indicates that animal abuse and family violence co-exist, with implications regarding the dynamics of animal abuse within family violence situations, and the seriousness of children abusing animals.

Family violence handbook for the dental community

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Donna Denham
Joan Gillespie
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on dealing with the issue of family violence in the dental practice. Discusses the extent of the problem, the role of the dental team, questions to ask, reporting issues and documentation.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian families: a year in review. No place like home...

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Fédération pour le planning des naissances du Canada
Kathleen O'Grady
Pierre-Paul Pariseau
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents a social marketing poster that examines recent statistics on violence against women in the home.

Custody and access or contact and control?

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Georgina Taylor
Ajax Quinby
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Demonstrates the ways battering men use the custody and access battle to continue their abuse and control of the mother through the children.

Family violence in Canada: a statistical profile 2006

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada and Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides current data on the nature and extent of family violence in Canada. Focuses on the criminal history of persons charged with spousal violence over a 10-year timeframe (1995 to 2004).

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14807165
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Family Violence Unit

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides support to those in violent family situations. Professionally facilitated.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 586-9780
Fax Number: 
(416) 586-0031
Street Address: 
c/o Family Service Association of Metro Toronto 2 Carlton St, Suite 920
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1J3
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