Search Organizations (English): Family violence

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Lloydminster Interval Home  
http://www.intervalhome.ab.ca/
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. (See Details)
Durham Violence Prevention Coordinating Council  
http://www.durhamresponsetowomanabuse.com/
Forms a project that brings together the effort of two groups in Durham Region: The Violence Prevention Council and the "Custody and Access Issues Affecting Abused Women and their Children" Steering Committee. (See Details)
Family Violence Unit
Provides support to those in violent family situations. Professionally facilitated.
Peer Support Program/Family Violence Program
Provides peer support, advocacy and information for women survivors of family violence. Professionally facilitated.
Region 3 Family Based Care Society Shelter/Eagle Women's Emergency Shelter
Offers 24-hour shelter accommodation for women and children at low risk of violence. Offers support programs and outreach programs.
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/
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. (See Details)
Bigstone Cree Nation Women's Emergency Shelter
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.
National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence  
http://www.nacafv.ca/
Forms a national body to "unify the voice" and coordinate efforts to reduce violence and share information on best practices to address violence in the Aboriginal community, which evolved from a Best Practices Conference in 1999. Initiates, designs and delivers culturally appropriate programs and services to address family violence, and to support shelters and family violence prevention centres. Provides necessary support to service providers for networking and capacity building. Web site provides lists of aboriginal shelters in Canada. (See Details)
Paspew House, Mikisew Cree First Nation
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.
Raising Voices  
http://www.raisingvoices.org/
Forms a project of the Tides Center working to create and promote community-based approaches to preventing violence against women and children. (See Details)