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Sexual & Domestic Violence

Resources for victims of sexual and domestic violence and abuse are available here. There is information on dealing with trauma, finding shelters, defining consent, helping support victims, and dealing with workplace harassment.

Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services

Working to provide leadership, coordination and collaboration of sexual assault services in Alberta, this group supports research and initiatives that help Albertans better understand sexual violence and efforts to prevent it within the broader community.



Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centers

They are a Pan Canadian group of sexual assault centres who have come together to implement the legal, social and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent, and ultimately eradicate, rape and sexual assault.



Canadian Women’s Foundation

The Canadian Women’s Foundation offers programs that help women, girls, and gender-diverse people move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership. They improve communities by strengthening the organizations and the groups that help those who need it most. The CWF works to change systems by challenging biases, building awareness, and advocating for policies and practices that make life better for everyone impacted by gender injustice.



Centre Pour les Victimes D'agression Sexuelle de Montréal

The Montreal Sexual Assault Centre (MSAC) offers a range of bilingual services free of charge to anyone who has been a victim of sexual violence. Services are also offered to the victim’s family and close friends. Services included are medical, clinical, and involving listening, support and referral.



Dawson City Women's Shelter

They provide safe emergency shelter for women and their children as well as drop-in services and prevention education to the Dawson City community. DWS services are free and confidential.



Engaging Men and Boys to Reduce and Prevent Gender-Based Violence

This is an overview of efforts to engage men of all ages in efforts to reduce and prevent gender-based violence.



Gender Equality in Canada

This is a government site that has province specific resources on gender-based violence.



Get Help With Family Violence

This is Information and a list of resources for domestic violence victims.



Human Resource Services Information and Training

Information about sexual violence in the workplace, as well as education and awareness on workplace sexual violence training for faculty and staff in a variety of modalities.



Intimate Partner Abuse Against Men

The Government of Canada's information and resource page is on Intimate Partner Violence against men. Scroll to the bottom for organizations that can help.



Nisa Homes

This charitable organization provides a safe haven and support services to women, children and families who are experiencing homelessness and/or domestic and family violence, poverty or seeking asylum.



PEI Family Violence Prevention Services

This community volunteer organization provides help and support to fight and prevent all types of domestic violence.



PREVnet

A comprehensive resource for educators with Fact Sheets and tools to support ongoing bullying and sexual abuse prevention.



Resource Hub for Sexual and Domestic Violence against Women

This is a resource for victims of sexual and domestic violence in Alberta.



Resource Hub for Sexual & Domestic Violence

A detailed resource guide on the issue and local resources.


Resource Sharing Project

At the Resource Sharing Project, they learn from sexual assault survivors, advocates, coalition staff, and administrators across the US. It is possible for healing from sexual assault.



Resources for Survivors

This site has safety planning resources for people experiencing abuse, materials on healing from trauma, and information on healthy relationships/sexuality. If you identify as trans or non-binary and you are currently in an abusive relationship or have experienced trauma in your past, this site can help.



Safety Tips

This is a resource with general personal safety tips.



Saskatoon Sexual Assault Information Centre

SSAIC is made up of knowledgeable and compassionate individuals who are committed to serving the survivors of sexualized violence in community in the most exemplary way.



Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan

SASS is a provincial non-profit organization that works collectively with front-line agencies, community partners, and governments that provide support and advocacy for those affected by sexual violence in Saskatchewan.



Sexual Misconduct Support Resources Search Tool

This is an online tool to find support and care services for sexual misconduct accross Canada



Sexual Violence Information and Resources

This site has Alberta specific resources and information on sexual violence.



Shelter Safe

They provide information to help connect women and their children across Canada with the nearest shelter for safety and support.



Signal for Help

This site shows a hand signal that informs the viewer that the person needs help.



Talk 4 Healing

Talk 4 Healing is a culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline for Indigenous women available in 14 languages all across Ontario.



The Consent Workshop

The Consent Workshop was formed after an online revolution asking sexual abuse survivors to voice their thoughts and name their abusers. It fosters important dialogues on cultural attitudes towards sex.



U of A Sexual Assault Centre

This is a resource for victims and supporters of sexual and domestic violence in Alberta.



VictimLinkBC

It's a toll-free, confidential, multilingual service available across B.C. and the Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be accessed by calling or texting 1-800-563-0808. They provide help and information to any victims of sexual/domestic violence.



Victim Blaming | Sexual Assault Centre Of Edmonton

Victim blaming is questioning people who experience violence — especially sexual violence — about their actions, and what they could have done to prevent it, or worse, invite it. SACE offers supports for victims.



Victim Blaming: The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime

Victim blaming means that the people who are harmed by violent acts that often receive negative responses from their loved ones or by police. This article talks about the effects of victime blaming and the role of media.



What To Do If You Are Sexually Harassed in the Workplace

This document has information and resources about sexual harassment in the workplace.



Women's Shelter Canada

Women's Shelter Canada provides a strong, unified, pan-Canadian voice on the issue of violence against women, with resources and information about domestic violence.



Youth Toolkit to End Online Gender-based Violence

The Youth Guide to End Gender-Based Violence toolkit aims to be an actionable learning and knowledge product for youth, survivors of Online Gender-Based Violence (OGBV), anyone interested in learning and taking action against OGBV.



YWCA NWT

YWCA offers a variety of services to women, girls and families such as housing, shelters from family violence, afterschool care for children and empowerment programs. Their mission is to build safe and equitable communities where women, girls and families can realize their full potential.

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