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OTTAWA

Lebanese and Arab Social Services Agency of Ottawa
Sexual Assault Network
Immigration Web Portal (City of Ottawa)
Tejaswini: An Indo Canadian Women Organization
A City for All … All for Our City, women whose voices are often not heard, speak up to the municipal candidates.
Documentary: Aboriginal Sex Trade: "Survival Sex" on Canadian Streets. Minwaashin Lodge’s STORM Team (Sex Trade Out-Reach Mobile) was instrumental in the creation of a short documentary on the Aboriginal Sex Trade in Canada.
FOOD LINK - A Directory of Community Programs and Services Promoting Access to Food in Ottawa (Just Food 2006-2007)

 


ONTARIO

Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF)
Assaulted Women's Helpline (24 hr crisis line for women in the province of Ontario, also for friends and family members)
DAWN Ontario (Disabled Women's Network Ontario)
Family Responsibility Office child support – Ontario
OAITH (Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses)
Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres
Ontario Network of Sexual Assault and Domestic violence Care and Treatment Centres
Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (Toronto) (Criminal Harassment/stalking/cyberstalking)
Neighbours, Friends and Families(Campaign in Ontario to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so people who are close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help) - Brochures
Persons Against Ritual Abuse - Torture
Sexual Assault Network
Shelter Net What is a shelter, referrals, info
Spring Tide Resources general info - brochures in several languages
Step It Up Campaign (Campaign Step It Up is women's message to the Province of Ontario - 10 Steps to End Violence Against Women)
Woman Abuse Council of Toronto


CANADA

The Anna Project
Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
Canadian Women’s Directory of Resources (general)
Echo for Change
Feminist History Society
Girls Action Foundation
Kick Action
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (national resource centre info on stats, woman abuse, dating violence, substance abuse, parent abuse and more)
Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC)
Persons Against Ritual Abuse and Torture
The Policy Centre for Victim Issues (PCVI) online Victim Services Directory at the Department of Justice Web site
Regroupement Québécois des Calacs
Springtide Resources
(violence prevention resource/diverse communities)


INTERNATIONAL

ChangeMakers- Preventing Violence Against Women
Hot Peach Pages- Worldwide list of agencies and VAW materials in languages from around the world
Jewish Women International
Michael Kaufman blog.
Stop Violence Against Women - Training modules re domestic violence
US Organizations: Domestic Violence
Women's Human Rights Net
World Health Organization (WHO)


Specific Topics

CHILDREN

Helping Children Thrive: Supporting Woman Abuse Survivors as Mother, 2004
How Violence Against a Mother Shapes Children as They Grow (Little Eyes, Little Ears), Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System, 2007
Learning to Listen: Learning to Help: Understanding Woman Abuse and Its Effects on Children, 2005


DEFINING ABUSE AND WARNING SIGNS

Male Privilege Checklist
Lethal and Extremely Dangerous Behavior
More Than Meets the Eye: Recognizing and Responding to Spousal Abuse - Eight types of abuse list and definitions
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Pre-Incident Indicators - from Gavin De Becker's book - Gift of Fear
Springtide Resources
You Have the Right to Be Free from Violence in Your Home: Questions and Answers for Immigrant and Refugee Women (Available for download in English, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese)


LEGAL

A Crime Victim's Guide to the Criminal Justice System
Department of Justice
CleoNet (Legal Topics)
Ontario Women's Justice Network


STALKING

BC - Women's Services
Community Legal Education in Ontario
Dept of Justice
Metropolitan Action Comm on VAW and Children
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Stalking Behaviours


SOCIAL JUSTICE/RESEARCH

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
NetFemmes - A national francophone coalition against sexist advertising.
Equal Voice - A national agency working to increase female representation in politics.


VICTIM ADVOCACY

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) - Ministry of Attorney General
Ontario Victim Services Secretariat (OVSS)


WARNING SIGNS

Lethal and Extremely Dangerous Behavior
Pre-Incident Indicators - from Gavin De Becker's book - Gift of Fear
More Than Meets the Eye: Recognizing and Responding to Spousal Abuse - Eight types of abuse list and definitions


WOMEN’S HEALTH

Canadians for Choice
Canadian Women's Health Network
SPIRAL - Women's health info in many languages
Sexual Health Centre and Risk Reduction Program for Ottawa Public Health
Planned Parenthood Ottawa

Last updated: January 14, 2010