Women's shelters

Women's shelters

Kanuk pigiaKagajammangâppit pilukattauliguvit amma/upvalu pijauliguvit

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Resource Language: 
Labradorimiut
Translated Title: 
What to do if you are abused and/or battered (Labradorimiut)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes, in Labradorimiut, mental, physical and sexual abuse. Outlines practical strategies for leaving and discusses alternatives once a woman has left her abuser, including staying at a women's shelter.

Qanuruliurungnangniit talva ilvit ningaqtauvakkuvit uvvaluunnit aanniqtauvakkuvit

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Resource Language: 
Inuinnaqtun
Translated Title: 
What to do if you are abused and/or battered (Inuinnaqtun)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes, in Inuinnaqtun, mental, physical and sexual abuse. Outlines practical strategies for leaving and discusses alternatives once a woman has left her abuser, including staying at a women's shelter.

What to do if you are abused and/or battered (Inuktitut)

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Resource Language: 
Inuktitut
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes, in Inuktitut, mental, physical and sexual abuse. Outlines practical strategies for leaving and discusses alternatives once a woman has left her abuser, including staying at a women's shelter.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894396251

Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses

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

Forms a provincial coalition primarily of first stage emergency shelters for abused women and their children. Works with member shelters to educate and promote changes in all areas that abused women and their children identify as important to their freedom from violence.

Primary Telephone: 
416-977-6619
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
president@oaith.ca
Street Address: 
1404-2 Carlton St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1J3

Aboriginal shelters in Canada

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a listing of Aboriginal shelters for each province and territory.

Women's rights for a safer tomorrow

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Public Legal Education at Medicine Hat College
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Medicine Hat, AB

Provides a handbook for women who are being abused by their partner. Includes information about the law and services available in Alberta.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 189583970X
VIOL.W66 2002

Adsum for Women & Children

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

Forms a community based organization that supports women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming so. operates three facilities: Adsum House, an emergency shelter; Adsum Court, a small fifteen-unit apartment building; and, Adsum Centre, providing support and programming, in a residential setting, to 16 women and their children who are trying to address barriers which have led them to experience homelessness.

Primary Telephone: 
(902) 423-4443 (Emergency)
Secondary Telephone: 
(902) 423-5049 (Administration)
Email Address: 
adsum@adsumhouse.org
Fax Number: 
(902) 423-9336
Street Address: 
2421 Brunswick St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 2Z4
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Primary found: "(902) 423-4443 (Emergency) and (902) 429-4443 (Emergency)"

What to do if you are abused and/or battered

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women’s Association
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women’s Association
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes mental, physical and sexual abuse. Outlines practical strategies for leaving and discusses alternatives once a woman has left her abuser, including staying at a women's shelter.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894396251

Transition House Association of Prince Edward Island

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

Provides a safe place for abused women and their children. Offers a provincial emergency shelter for abused women and children (Anderson House), confidential crisis and support phone line, outreach services, second stage housing, information and support groups for women and children, and public education training.

Primary Telephone: 
902-892-0960 (Crisis Line)
Secondary Telephone: 
902-894-3354
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
tha@isn.net
Fax Number: 
902-628-8718
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-240-9894 (Crisis Line)
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 964
City: 
Charlottetown
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1A 7M4

WISH Drop-in Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services
Residence

Works to increase the health, safety and well being of women working in the sex trade in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Serves hot meals, dispenses make-up, hygiene items, and clothing, and provides showering facilities. Also offers on-site nursing, referrals to detoxification centres, rehabilitations houses, and shelters. also provides transition programs, a Literacy Centre, hospital visits, Beauty Nights (sponsored by the Beauty Night Society), a Mentoring Program, and Peer Counselling.

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-9474
Email Address: 
wishdropincentre@telus.net
Fax Number: 
604-669-9479
Street Address: 
515-119 W Pender St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1S5
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