Cridge Centre for the Family, Victoria BC
The Cridge Centre for the Family is a place where people can find hope and direction when they are the most vulnerable and in need . . . a community of caring individuals who believe there’s more to social services than providing programs . . . because love is the bottom line.
Springtide Resources, Toronto
Springtide Resources is a registered charity that develops and implements programs aimed at responding to the growing prevention, intervention and educational needs of those working toward ending violence against women and their children.
Family Violence in Canada
Family violence is considered to be any form of abuse, mistreatment or neglect that a child or adult experiences from a family member, or from someone with whom they have an intimate relationship. The following pages provide information about family violence, the laws relating to family violence and the kind of help that is available to someone experiencing family violence.
Pacific Centre Family Services , Victoria BC
Pacific Centre Family Services Association is dedicated to maintaining outstanding services for the people we work with through education, counselling and creative programming. We have locations in Colwood, Langford and Sooke, British Columbia, Canada and feature the following programs:
On this site you will find legal information that may help you if you are experiencing violence in an intimate relationship. This site indiciates what options you have if you are being abused by someone you love. This site tells you where you can go for assistance and where you can go for a safe place.
Saskatoon Interval House, Saskatchewan
Is an emergency, temporary shelter for women and their children who require safe accommodation.Residents of Interval House have been forced to leave violent relationships for their own safety and for the safety of their children.
Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan
Sexual assault services may include a twenty-four hour crisis telephone line, direct support and counseling for victims of sexual assault. The following community-based organizations receive funding to provide a range of sexual assault services. Some organizations provide sexual assault services as one component of a broader service:
Canadian Shelter Associations
Transition Houses and Shelters for Abused Women in Canada, latest list by the government of Canada (2008)
Transition House Society, Victoria BC
As a public community outreach site, the Community Office has been a wonderful addition to Transition House. It now houses the Children Who Witness Abuse Program, the Stopping the Violence Program, Senior Women’s Programming and the administration staff. The space is also used for volunteer training sessions, Board, staff, team and volunteer meetings, and the Christmas Hamper Program.
The White Ribbon Campaign
White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.
Education Wife Assault
Education Wife Assault has a mission to inform and educate the community about the issue of wife assault/woman abuse in order to decrease the incidence of physical, psychological, emotional and sexual violence against women and the effect that woman abuse has on children.
Battered Men, US Site
The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence.
UNICEF, Gender Equality
We promote girls’ education – ensuring that they complete primary education as a minimum – because it benefits all children, both girls and boys. Girls who are educated grow up to become better thinkers, better citizens, and better parents to their own children.