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Advocacy/Women’s Rights/Freedom from Abuse

Regional/Canadian Sites

Associations

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International Sites – Women’s Rights/Advocacy

Job Related Web Resources

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Local Links

Safety Plan for Victims of Domestic Violence, (Full Text) Document here. A booklet to assist in creating a safety plan.

Self Assessment Risk Screening Tool, Document here. An assessment tool to measure risk.

Victim Services, Owen Sound  http://www.victim-services.com

New Directions          http://www.hopegb.org/content/new-directions

Canadian Mental Health Grey Bruce http://www.cmhagb.org/

Public Health Grey Bruce Health Unit - Community Resources links                     http://www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca/familyviolence/wheretogoforhelp.htm

Central East Ontario Community Information Database (Owen Sound and surrounding area) http://centraleastontario.cioc.ca/bresults.asp?SubjID=22

Housing Help - Food Bank Links for surrounding areas (alphabetical) - http://www.housinghelpcentre.org/foodbanks.asp

The Grey Bruce Violence Prevention Coordinating Committee www.endabusenow.ca

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Advocacy/Women’s Rights/Freedom from Abuse

LEAF is a national, non-profit organization committed to using the provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to promote equality for women. Website http://www.leaf.ca

Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) This is a public education campaign to ensure that Ontario women know their legal rights under Ontario family law. A primary focus is reaching women who may be vulnerable and isolated due to recent immigration, language, disability, or other factors limiting access. Plain language legal information on women’s rights under Ontario family law is available in 11 languages and in multiple formats.Website: http://www.onefamilylaw.ca/

Pro Bono Law Ontario (PBLO) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to increase access to justice for all of Ontario’s citizens. PBLO develops special projects through law firms, legal clinics or community-based organizations to provide free legal services to eligible members of the public. These services are also available for nonprofit or charitable groups. Pro Bono Law Ontario (PBLO) is a charitable organization that promotes access to justice in Ontario by creating and promoting opportunities for lawyers to provide pro bono (free) legal services to persons of limited means. Web site www.pblo.org

The Grey-Bruce Community Legal Clinic is a law office which provides free legal information, advice and representation, as well as other services, to low income residents of Grey and Bruce Counties. www.gblegalclinic.com

Justice for Girls is a non-profit organization that promotes freedom from violence, social justice and equality for teenage girls who live in poverty. www.justiceforgirls.org/

Legal Aid is available to low income individuals and disadvantaged communities for a variety of legal problems, including criminal matters, family disputes, immigration and refugee hearings and poverty law issues such as landlord/tenant disputes, disability support and family benefits payments. http://www.legalaid.on.ca

Social Development Canada (SD) is mandated with helping to secure and strengthen Canada’s social foundation by helping families with children, supporting people with disabilities and ensuring that seniors can fully participate in their communities. http://www.dsc.gc.ca

Status of Women Canada (SWC) is a federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. SWC works to advance equality for women and to remove the barriers to women’s participation in society, putting particular emphasis on increasing women’s economic security and eliminating violence against women. http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/index-eng.html

Victims of Violence is a national, non-profit, non-government funded charitable organization dedicated to the prevention of crimes against children and to educating children on personal safety issues. It also helps victims of violent crime. We are dedicated to the prevention of crimes against children and in this respect to educating children on personal safety issues. We have a wide variety of child safety and educational materials available through our head office. http://www.victimsofviolence.on.ca/rev2/index.php

Assaulted Women’s Helpline - will speak to friends and family members of abused women, service providers and other professionals in contact with abused women. http://www.awhl.org/

LIFE*SPIN Women’s Resource Centre is an organization dedicated to providing information and support for women surviving on low incomes. LIFE*SPIN Women’s Resource Centre strives to support the empowerment and self-development of these women in their efforts to attain self-sufficiency http://www.lifespin.org/

Springtide Resources, formerly known as Education Wife Assault (EWA), promotes healthy and equal relationships by engaging diverse communities in shared educational strategies designed to prevent violence against women and the effect it has on children. http://www.springtideresources.org/

Legal Fact Sheets – from Springtide Resources on various topics of interest to women and their children that are/have been affected by violence. http://www.springtideresources.net/resources/search.cfm

Mental Health Works helps organizations to manage their duty to accommodate employees experiencing mental disabilities such as depression or anxiety in the workplace. http://www.mentalhealthworks.ca/

The Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) is a not-for-profit, community-based organization that works to prevent and end violence against diverse women, youth, and children. http://www.metrac.org

Women Moving Women is a project to move women out of poverty. http://www.womenmovingwomen.ca/

The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) is a feminist non-profit organization that has worked to promote the equality rights of all women in Canada since 1974 advocacy & educational resources - http://www.nawl.ca/

The National Network to End Domestic Violence is an American organization with extensive information up-to-date computer and technical safety information. - http://www.nnedv.org/internetsafety.html

The National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV) is Canada’s resource centre for information on violence within relationships of kinship, intimacy, dependency or trust. http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/index.php

The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides funding for child welfare, family intervention services, youth justice services, children’s community support services, children’s mental health services, and child care. http://www.gov.on.ca/children/english/index.html

Canadian Women’s Foundation is a national public foundation for women and girls http://www.cdnwomen.org/

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Regional/Canadian Sites

A Commitment to Training and Employment for Women (ACTEW) http://www.actew.org

Step It Up Ontario A campaign to end Violence Against Women http://www.stepitupontario.ca/

The Grey Bruce Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee’s website called End Abuse Now http://www.endabusenow.ca/

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Associations

The Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH) is a provincial coalition primarily of first stage emergency shelters for abused women and their children. http://www.oaith.ca/

Ontario Association Of Women’s Centres http://www.oawc.org/centres.html

Equal Pay Coalition is an Ontario based group that advocates for equal pay for women. http://www.equalpaycoalition.org/

Online survey to test your Party Smarts courtesy of the Family Transition Place http://www.familytransitionplace.ca/ Family Transition Place provides safety, support and hope to abused women, their children, and our community. http://www.familytransitionplace.ca/partysafe/index.html

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Links for Younger Children

Bullying

www.bullybeware.com

www.mcgruff.org

Kids Help Phone

Cybersafety

http://www.safekids.com

Family Violence

http://www.familyviolencehurts.gc.ca

Media

http://www.media-awareness.ca

Teen Dating

http://www.loveisnotabuse.com/ A website dedicated to educating In another attempt to fight and prevent teen dating abuse, Liz Claiborne Inc. partnered with the Education Development Center to develop the Love Is Not Abuse curriculum. The curriculum is designed to help teens and teachers identify the signs of abuse, prevent abuse and learn where to get help.

www.equalityrules.ca Ontario Government website that talks to kids and teens about equality. Requires a highspeed connection and Flash.

Sexual Abuse / Harassment

www.citizenship.gov.on.ca The Ontario Women’s Directorate has information for women and for youths.

www.yesmeansyes.com Project Respect a site originating out of Victoria, BC that offers information to teens on sexual violence

http://www.owjn.org/ The Ontario Women’s Justice Network (OWJN) promotes an understanding of the law with respect to violence against women, providing accessible legal information to women and their supporters

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International Sites – Women’s Rights/Advocacy

http://www.awaic.org AWAIC Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis Located in Anchorage Alaska, this women’s crisis service offers links to various educational materials.

http://www.hotpeachpages.net/canada/index.html Hot Peach Pages International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies

http://www.nnedv.org/internetsafety.html The National Network to End Domestic Violence is an American organization with extensive information up-to-date computer and technical safety information.

Job Related Web Resources

Job Bank http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/intro-eng.aspx

Canadian Job Forum www.jobforum.ca

Ontario Government Publications

http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/navigation?file=home&lang=en home page of law resources

Ontario Human Rights Commission www.ohrc.on.ca

O.S.P.C.A. www.ospca.on.ca

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