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Atira Women’s Resource Society

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

Vancouver organization committed to the work of ending violence against women through providing direct service, as well as working to increase awareness of and education around the scope and impact on our communities of men's violence against women and children.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 331-1407
Email Address: 
info@atira.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
(604) 688-1799
Street Address: 
101 East Cordova Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6A 1K7
Country: 
Canada

Co-operative Housing Federation of BC

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Housing

A co-operative association made up of member housing co-ops and related organizations, in British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604.879.5111
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@chf.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604.879.4611
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1.866.879.4611
Street Address: 
200-5550 Fraser Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5W 2Z4
Country: 
Canada

Domestic violence relief fund

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
The Community Housing Land Trust Foundation

A manual for housing co-ops in BC to learn how they can welcome women who are victims of violence into their co-ops.

Order Information: 
Available online.

Matrimonial real property - overview

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Native Women’s Association of Canada

Discusses how the lack of clarity in matrimonial property laws on reserves in Canada means that women in common law relationships who are experiencing violence, or who have become widowed, may lose their homes.

Order Information: 
Available online.

YWCA Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
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Publisher
Housing

Works to prevent violence against women. Publishes resources and organize public events to raise awareness. Engages in research to ensure optimum support to women.

Primary Telephone: 
416-962-8881
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
national@ywcacanada.ca
Fax Number: 
416-962-8084
Street Address: 
422-75 Sherbourne St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 2P9

Boundary Women’s Coalition Shelter

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All women
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Counselling
Housing

Services Offered
-24 Hr. crisis access to shelter for women and their children via staff and volunteer -Outreach (in home) after leaving shelter -Teen women special cases -Accompaniment to difficult appointments -Child care worker provides support to children (one-to-one support / counselling, family groups, etc.)

Primary Telephone: 
250-442-5212
Fax Number: 
250-442-5310
Street Address: 
PO Box 181
City: 
Grand Forks
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V0H 1H0
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Saltspring Community Services

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All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Éducation / développement communautaire
Day services
Clinical or health care services
Counseling
Housing

 
The VISION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to support an inclusive community in which everyone lives in a healthy, caring and sustainable environment.
 
The MISSION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to plan for and provide quality services to support and strengthen individuals, families and communities.

Primary Telephone: 
250-537-9971
Fax Number: 
250-537-9974
Street Address: 
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
City: 
Saltspring Island
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8K 2A6
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Advocacy Centre

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All women
Families
Homeless women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Counseling
Housing

The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. We also provide specialized victim assistance to victims of relationship violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

The Advocacy Centre provides advocacy to individuals as well as workshops and presentations on legal issues. It has long been a voice in the community speaking to issues of poverty and discrimination. Our work and the materials we produce focus on topics such as welfare, tenancy, women’s safety and poverty survival. Our advocacy services are free of charge. There are sliding scale fees for training and presentations.

Primary Telephone: 
250-352-5777
Email Address: 
advocacycentre@nelsoncares.ca
Fax Number: 
250-352-5723
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-352-5777
Street Address: 
51 Vernon St
City: 
Nelson
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1L 4E9

Rosewood Shelter

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Counseling
Housing

La Maison Rosewood Shelter is an emergency shelter that provides both residential and non-residential support to abused women and their children in North Central Simcoe County.

* Counsellors provide crisis counselling both in person and via the telephone for women who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
* Child residents receive counselling and support as well as age-appropriate activities through our Child Support Program.
* Counselling, legal advocacy and accompaniment, assistance with finding and maintaining housing, assistance with Ontario Housing and Ontario Works are available to shelter residents and on an outreach basis to women living in the community.
* All services maintain confidentiality of client information.

Women who have pets that will need alternate care arrangements should discuss this with Rosewood staff. Services are available through the local SPCA or the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association's Safe Pet Program.

Information about the Safe Pet Program is available at www.ovma.org/pet_owners/safepet.html

Primary Telephone: 
705-526-3221
Secondary Telephone: 
705-526-4211
Email Address: 
iwillis@rosewood.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-461-1750
Street Address: 
PO Box 54
Addt'l Street Address: 
582 Hungle Ave
City: 
Midland
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L4R 4K6

Project Genesis

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Community education/development
Housing
Information provision and referral

Deeply rooted in Cote-des-Neiges, Project Genesis connects individual services with community organizing to bring concrete improvements to people's lives.

Primary Telephone: 
514-738-2036
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
514-738-6385
Street Address: 
4735 Cote Ste Catherine Road
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3W 1M1
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