Family Violence Initiative

COMPENDIUM OF PROMISING PRACTICES TO REDUCE VIOLENCE AND INCREASE SAFETY OF ABORIGINAL WOMEN IN CANADA

INTERACTIONS WITHIN COMMUNITIES

Summary of Promising Practices

Family Violence Interventions
Program Community Province / Territory
Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society Calgary Alberta
Begoodenoo Neeshdum Family Group Conferencing Chisasibi Quebec
Circling Buffalo Program Erickson Manitoba
Community Wellness Worker Program Ottawa Ontario
Family Violence Program Prince Albert Saskatchewan
Gignoo Transition House Inc. Fredericton New Brunswick
Grandmother's House Charlottetown Prince Edward Island
Ikwe Widdjiitiwin Inc. Winnipeg Manitoba
Islands Of Safety Victoria British Columbia
Kataujaq Society Safe Shelter Rankin Inlet Nunavut
Kaushee's Place, Yukon Women's Transition Home Society Whitehorse Yukon
Millbrook Family Healing Centre Millbrook Nova Scotia
Nimkii-Naabkawagon Family Crisis Shelter Sault. Ste. Marie Ontario
Onyota'a:ka Family Healing Lodge Southwold Ontario
Sisterness Truro Nova Scotia
Soaring Spirit Healing Program Vancouver British Columbia
Tahsahtaweyaht Transitional Housing For Victims Of Violence And Aboriginal Youth Southwold Ontario
The Family Violence Program Saskatoon Saskatchewan
Transitional housing Support Program Ottawa Ontario
Waycobah Mi'kmaw Family Healing Centre Waycobah Nova Scotia
Watson Lake Yukon Women's Shelter and Transition Home Watson Lake Yukon
Women's Family Violence Program Ohsweken Ontario
Working Together in Unity and Solidarity to Address Family Violence Eskasoni Nova Scotia
Zhaawanong Shelter Southwold Ontario

Healthy Relationships: Women
Program Community Province / Territory
Aboriginal Healing and Outreach Program Hamilton Ontario
Aboriginal Women Reclaiming our Power Winnipeg Manitoba
Aboriginal Women's Support Network Lethbridge Alberta
Circle of Safety Family Violence Program Edmonton Alberta
Conne River Health & Social Services Conne River Newfoundland
Family Violence Component Kanehsatake Quebec
Fort Good Hope Spa/Vision Night Fort Good Hope Northwest Territories
Grandmother's Lodge Thessalon Ontario
Honouring Gifts Winnipeg Manitoba
Honouring the Circle Hamilton Ontario
Indigenous Women's Program Vancouver British Columbia
In Mother's Footsteps St. John's Newfoundland
ISKWEW: Women Helping Women Prince Albert Saskatchewan
Medicine Bear Counselling Support & Elder Services Winnipeg Manitoba
Mistawasis First Nation Community Justice & Policing Leask Saskatchewan
NAWN Train the Trainers Program Stephenville Newfoundland
Red Road to Healing and traditional teachings Winnipeg Manitoba
Spa/Vision Night Fort Good Hope Northwest Territories
Supporting Women's Wellness Paqtnkek Mi'kmaq Nation Nova Scotia
Walking The Journey Saskatoon Saskatchewan
Women's Right To Be Safe North Vancouver British Columbia

Healthy Relationships: Children and Youth
Program Community Province / Territory
Be More Than A Bystander Campaign Vancouver British Columbia
Butterfly Club Winnipeg Manitoba
Cause I Care For You! Wendake Quebec
Children Who Witness Abuse Masset, Haida Gwaii British Columbia
Empowering Our Little Sisters Project Winnipeg Manitoba
Especially For GIRLS (Girls Initiative Regarding Life Skills) Makkovik Newfoundland
Family Resource Centre Sheshashiu Innu First Nation Newfoundland
Increasing Safety for Women in NWT Communities Yellowknife Northwest Territories
Native Yoga Kahnawake Quebec
Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. Winnipeg Manitoba
"Our Gang" After School Life Skills Program Kahnawake Quebec
Reclaiming Our Own Spirit Edmonton Alberta
Seven Generations Mentoring Surrey British Columbia
Spirit Movers and Fire Keepers Youth Program Ottawa Ontario
Tekatsi'tsaneka:rons Girls Group Blossom Flowers Kahnawake Quebec
The Fourth R: Uniting Our Nations - Relationship Based Programming For Aboriginal Youth London Ontario
The Naomi Society Antigonish Nova Scotia
Violence is Preventable (VIP) Program Vancouver British Columbia
Walking The Path Together Edmonton Alberta
Youth And Family Services Program Inuvik Northwest Territories
Youth Scrapbooking Hay River Northwest Territories
Youth Violence Prevention and Healthy Relationships Project Whitehorse Yukon

Changing Community Attitudes toward Violence
Program Community Province / Territory
Akwesasne Family Wellness Program Cornwall Ontario
Bear Paw Legal Education and Resource Centre Edmonton Alberta
Oskayikisitothn – Aboriginal Women's and Children's Program Calgary Alberta

Law Enforcement
Program Community Province / Territory
Domestic Violence Closing Form Winnipeg Manitoba
RCMP Aboriginal Domestic Violence Program Eskasoni Nova Scotia
The Sister Watch Project Vancouver British Columbia

Support Networks for the Families of Murdered and/or Missing Aboriginal Women
Program Community Province / Territory
Families Of Sisters In Spirit Ottawa Ontario
Iskwewuk E-wichiwitochik (Women Walking Together) Saskatoon Saskatchewan
Walk4Justice Vancouver British Columbia

Raising Awareness in the Broader Community
Program Community Province / Territory
Angel Street Domestic Violence Education Project Savona British Columbia
Child And Youth Program Ohsweken Ontario
Community Action Research Team (CART) Behchoko Northwest Territories
Community Coordination For Women's Safety Program Vancouver British Columbia
Community Wellness Program Sioux Lookout Ontario
Domestic Violence Training Sioux Lookout Ontario
Indigenous Rights Program Ottawa Ontario
Native Women's Shelters Network Kahnawake Quebec
Purple Ribbon campaign Family Violence Prevention Program Cambridge Bay Nunavut
Rebuilding From Resilience Ottawa Ontario
Stolen Sisters Ottawa Ontario
Strategic Framework to End Violence against Wabanaki Women in New Brunswick Fredericton New Brunswick
The Gookomisag Odanokiitaanaawaa Mino Bimaadiziwin (Grandmothers Working for Good Life) Winnipeg Manitoba
Tobique First Nation Family Violence Prevention Tobique First Nation New Brunswick
Violence Prevention Labrador Forteau Labrador
Walking The Prevention Circle Victoria British Columbia

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