Internet resources for Domestic Violence
The U.S. Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence is a national non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work - and eliminating it altogether. From policies and programs to legal issues and legislation, CAEPV is a credible source for information, materials and resources for the business community.
METRAC (Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children) is a not-for-profit, community-based organization that works to prevent and end violence against diverse women, youth, and children. METRAC has three main program areas: Community Safety, Community Justice, and Community Outreach and Education.
Shelter Safe ShelterSafe.ca is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map will serve as a fast resource to connect women with the nearest shelter that can offer safety, hope and support.
Springtide Resources 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. The organization is committed to education – as a critical element of social change; solutions – to violence against women that include everyone; partnership and collaboration – to increase responsibility and community capacity; diversity in governance, staff, volunteers, materials and partnerships; accessibility and accommodation; reciprocity and openness – with clients, volunteers, staff, partners and supporters; innovation – in methodology, tools and content and ethical stewardship of public and private funds.
Neighbours, Friends and Families Neighbours, Friends and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help.
Kanawayhitowin is a campaign to address woman abuse in Aboriginal communities across the province of Ontario, Canada. The Kanawayhitowin website has been created to support women experiencing abuse, families, communities and front line workers to better educate themselves with resources and strategies. The campaign engages and unites communities around the seriousness of this issue, and gives hope for the healing of future generations.
The Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women and Children promotes the development of community- centred, action research on violence against women and children. The Centre's role is to facilitate the cooperation of individuals, groups and institutions representing the diversity of the community to pursue research questions and training opportunities to understand and prevent abuse. It serves local, national and international communities by producing useful information and tools to assist in the daily work against violence toward women and children.
The National Clearinghouse on Family Violence operated by the Public Health Agency of Canada, is a resource centre for information on violence within relationships of kinship, intimacy, dependency or trust.
The Family Violence Initiative operated by the Department of Justice Canada supports the development and delivery of public legal education and information to the Canadian public on family violence. These activities contribute to the prevention and reduction of family violence.
211Ontario.ca provides easy access to community, social, health and related government services in Ontario. It has a bilingual directory of more than 56,000 agencies and services together on one searchable web site.