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Regaining control of your life after a violent event or the threat of one begins with a mind-set that an event or threat will never happen again. This is a video I use frequently in training sexual assault survivors and is an excellent source of inspiration. Clint Eastwood, Make My Day Inspirational video

We have hand picked a collection of what we think are the best and most helpful resources to help women experiencing violence or sexual abuse in their lives.  Please provide feed back on what you found most helpful or not helpful and please suggest any sites you have found helpful for you that might not be on here.

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Safe Haven

American Resources

Domestic Abuse Recovery Center

National Sexual Abuse Resource Centers

Domestic Shelters. Locating a shelter

Santa Barbara, California Rape Crisis Center

Recovery Village Nation Wide

Help is here. National (US) Sexual Assault Hot Line 1-800-656-HOPE

Hawaiian Resources

Alabama You are Cared About

Chicago, Atlanta, Portland, Phoenix Portland, Chicago, Atlanta, Phoenix

Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Drug Rehab

New Hampshire

New Mexico

Canadian Resources

Toronto Pelham Park Resource Centre

BC

British Columbia Stopping Adult Abuse and Neglect

Vancouver, British Columbia

Sexual Assault Support Centre at University of British Columbia

Monarch Place
Shelter and support for women and children fleeing domestic violence.

Family law protection orders

Northern Society for Domestic Peace

Kamloops YWCA VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN INTERVENTION AND SUPPORT SERVICES

Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre

Alberta

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

The following cities have domestic violence prevention programs.

United Kingdom

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Vancouver, BC Police Department video, “Conversations that Matter” discussing seminars for women.

Our appreciation to Domestic Shelters for the following valuable resources

Women’s Shelters Canada

85 Albert Street, Suite 1501
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 6A4
(613) 680-5119
Website: https://endvaw.ca/

The National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence (NACAFV)

P.O Box 2169
Kahnawake, Quebec J0L 1B0
(450) 638-2968
Fax : (450) 638-9415
Email:  lindsey@nacafv.ca
Website: http://nacafv.ca/

Alberta

Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters

Treaty 6 Territory
600, 10310 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 2W4
(780) 456-7000
(866) 331-3933 Hotline
Website: https://acws.ca

Alberta Family Violence Info Line*

780-310-1818 Hotline
Website: endfamilyviolence.alberta.ca
*Toll-free, 24/7, Multilingual helpline

British Columbia

VictimLink BC* (Also serves Yukon)

(800) 563-0808
TTY: 604-875-0885
Text: 604-836-6381
Email: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca
Website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/criminal-justice/victims-of-crime/victimlinkbc
*24/7 help line providing crisis support in 130 languages. Connect to safe emergency shelter, counseling programs and other treatment and healing programs.

BC Society of Transition Houses

Suite 325, 119 W. Pender St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 1S5
(604) 669-6943
Fax: (604) 682-6962
Email: info@bcsth.ca
Website: https://bcsth.ca/
The BC Society of Transition Houses is a member-based, provincial umbrella organization that, through leadership, support and collaboration, enhances the continuum of services and strategies to respond to, prevent and end violence against women, children and youth.

Ending Violence Association BC

1404 – 510 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L8
(604) 633-2506
Fax: 604-633-2507
Website: http://endingviolence.org

Manitoba

Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters

MAWS c/o Box 389
Winkler, MB R6W 4A6
204-430-4346
Hotline: 877-977-0007 (24/7)
TTY: (888) 987-2829
Website: http://www.maws.mb.ca/

Newfoundland and Labrador

Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

510 Topsail Road, Suite 113
St. John’s, NL A1E 2C2
709-739-6759
Fax: 709-739-6951
Email: info@thanl.org
Website: http://www.thanl.org

Nova Scotia

Transition House Association of Nova Scotia

204 – 6169 Quinpool Rd.
Halifax, NS B3L 4P8
(902) 429-7287
Fax: (902) 429-0561
Email: coordinator@thans.ca
Website: http://thans.ca/

Ontario

Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses

PO Box 27585 Yorkdale Mall
Toronto, ON M6A 3B8
416-977-6619
Email: info@oaith.ca
Website: http://www.oaith.ca/

Assaulted Women’s Helpline*

P.O. Box 40569,Six Points Plaza
Etobicoke, ON M9B 6K8
(416) 364-4144
Fax: (416) 364-0563
(866) 863-0511 Hotline
(866) 863-7868 TTY
*Free, confidential counseling, emotional support, safety planning and referrals for women needing a shelter, legal advice or other supports. Available 24/7, province-wide in more than 100 different languages including 17 Aboriginal languages.

Fem’aide*

(866) 863-0511 Hotline (English)
(866) 863-7868 TTY (English)
(877) 336-2433 Hotline (French)
(866) 860-7082 TTY (French)
Website (English): http://femaide.ca/english/
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Quebec

SOS Violence Conjugale*

CP 55, Succ. C
Montreal, Quebec H2L 4J7
514 728-0023
Fax: 514 728-4247
1-800-363-9010 Hotline
Email: sos@sosviolenceconjugale.ca
Website: http://www.sosviolenceconjugale.ca/
*Province-wide toll free crisis line, 24/7, toll-free, TTY compatible

The Federation of Women’s Shelters (FMHF)

PO Box 55036, Maisonneuve Branch
Montreal, Quebec H1W 0A1
(514) 878-9757
Website: http://fede.qc.ca/

Saskatchewan

Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan

2505 11th Ave, Suite 308
Regina, SK S4P0K6
306-522-3515
Email: paths@sasktel.net
Website: https://pathssk.org/

Yukon

VictimLink BC* (Also serves British Columbia)

(800) 563-0808
TTY: 604-875-0885
Text: 604-836-6381
Email: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca
Website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/criminal-justice/victims-of-crime/victimlinkbc
*24/7 help line providing crisis support in 130 languages. Connect to safe emergency shelter, counseling programs and other treatment and healing programs