Family violence

Family violence

Peer Support Program/Family Violence Program

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

Provides peer support, advocacy and information for women survivors of family violence. Professionally facilitated.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-231-7070
Fax Number: 
416-231-2663
Street Address: 
c/o Stonegate Community Health Centre
Addt'l Street Address: 
150 Berry Rd
City: 
Etobicoke
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M8Y 1W3

Choose to change this: women and children more at risk in province

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English
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Paper
Online
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Ontario Association of Internval and Transition Houses
Publisher: 
Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Details how poverty traps women and children in violent situations, as well as how funding cuts hurt women's shelter services. Recounts recommendations made to stop violence against women from studies, reports, consultations, and public policy.

Making family violence law information available to people in rural areas: an inventory of promising practices

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Doherty
Publisher: 
Deparment of Justice Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents an inventory of strategies and methods used by public legal education and information (PLEI) organizations and others in sharing family violence law information with people living in rural areas. Categorizes the various methods and makes recommendations regarding most promising practices.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.D64 2002

Wife abuse: the impact on children

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marlies Sudermann
Peter Jaffe
Lynn Watson
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides introductory information on the impact of wife abuse on children. Explores the scope of the problem and the links between wife assault and child abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Counselling for change: evolutionary trends in counselling services for women who are abused and for their children

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Linda MacLeod
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines trends in counselling services for abused women and their children. Identifies principles and strategies, describes innovative counselling programs, and highlights emerging issues in the field.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 066219909X
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Family violence against women with disabilities

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Bridget Rivers-Moore
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explains how violence and discrimination affect women with disabilities, describes the abuse and the abuser, identifies the barriers facing a woman who has been abused, and suggests how individuals and agencies can help.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Family violence in Aboriginal communities: a review

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Robert Kiyoshk
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the current status of family violence in Canadian aboriginal communities through a review of existing literature, resource materials and programs and services. The report is intended to be read and understood by frontline workers both on and off-reserve, such as nurses, police, medical personnel, health and social service workers and para-professionals, probations officers and others such as students, teachers, and government program and policy administrators.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.K59 2001

Provincial Association of Transition Houses in Saskatchewan (PATHS)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Provides networking and educational services for shelters, safe homes, and other agencies that provide services to abused women and children. Web site includes a database that helps locate abuse help lines and related services in Saskatchewan and a handbook for professionals about working with battered women.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-522-3515
Email Address: 
paths@sasktel.net
Fax Number: 
306-522-0830
Street Address: 
1940 McIntyre Street
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 2R3

KLINIC Community Health Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Provides primary health care for adults and children, reproductive health services and community outreach services to the Winnipeg community. Additional services include outreach services for the elderly, crisis intervention, sexual-assault counselling, family-violence counselling, and community education.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-784-4090
Email Address: 
klinic@klinic.mb.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-772-7988
Street Address: 
870 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 0P1

Prince Albert Grand Council Women's Commission

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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

Provides healing from the effects of family violence using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of victim(s), children, offenders, extended families and the community. Targets Aboriginal people who are experiencing problems with family violence, as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-953-7220
Fax Number: 
306-764-7295
Street Address: 
2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
1004-1st Ave W
City: 
Prince Albert
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S6V 6Z1
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