Eastern Ontario Shelters
|La Montee D’Elle||Alexandria||1-800-461-1842|
|Three Oaks Foundation||Belleville||1-800-267-0533|
|Leeds-Grenville Interval House||Brockville||1-800-267-4409|
|Maison Baldwin House||Cornwall||1-800-267-1744|
|Maison Interlude House||Hawkesbury||1-800-267-4101|
|Kingston Interval House||Kingston||1-800-267-9445|
|Lennox & Addington Interval House||Napanee||1-800-667-1010|
|Harmony House (2nd stage)||Ottawa||1-613-233-3386|
|Interval House of Ottawa||Ottawa||1-613-234-5181|
|La Presence (convent)||Ottawa||1-613-241-8297|
|Oshkikizis Healing Lodge||Ottawa||1-613-789-1141|
|Bernadette McCann House||Pembroke||1-800-267-4930|
|Maison D’Amitie II||Vanier||1-613-744-7789|
|Naomi’s Family Resource Centre||Winchester||1-800-267-0395|
Violence Against Women Websites
www.endabuseinlanark.ca: The Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Advisory Committee—Lanark County has designed this website to provide useful information for victims, survivors, friends, family and community members. Learn here to understand the signs of domestic and sexual violence, where you can go for help, and how you can make a difference in Lanark County.
www.neighboursfriendsandfamilies.ca: 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.
www.oaith.ca: 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. Our members also include some second stage housing programs and community based women’s service organizations. OAITH is the largest women’s shelter association in Canada . The Association works together with member shelters to educate and promote changes in all areas that abused women and their children identify as important to their freedom from violence.
www.satcontario.com: Established by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in 1993, the Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres provides leadership and support to 35 hospital-based sexual assault and domestic violence treatment centres across Ontario.
www.awhl.org: The Assaulted Women’s Helpline is a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women in the province of Ontario.
www.springtideresources.org: 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.
www.briserlesilence.ca: Ligne de soutien pour femmes victims de violence.
www.stepitupontario.ca: Learn about 10 Steps to End Violence Against Women, and the many ways you can help.
www.metrac.org: 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. METRAC has three main program areas: Community Safety, Community Justice, and Community Outreach and Education.
www.crvawc.ca: 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.
www.ocrcc.ca: The objective of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres is to work for the prevention and eradication of sexual assault, including rape. The Coalition works to implement legal Social and attitudinal changes.
www.whiteribbon.ca: Men working to end men’s violence against women.
Other Important Resources
www.dawn.thot.net: The Disabled Women’s Network Ontario is a progressive, volunteer-driven, feminist organization promoting social justice, human rights & the advancement of equality rights through education, research, advocacy, coalition-building, resource development, & information technology.
www.cleo.on.ca: Community Legal Education Ontario is a community legal clinic dedicated to providing low-income and disadvantaged people in Ontario with the legal information they need to understand and exercise their legal rights. Their materials cover many areas of law, including social assistance, tenants’ rights, immigration and refugee law, workers’ rights, family law, elder abuse and youth justice.
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 in a manner that reflects the diverse experiences and realities of women. OWJN contains information on relevant legal issues, including written law (legislation) and case law (court decisions).
www.cdnwomen.org: The Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) is Canada’s only national public foundation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls.
www.cicb.gov.on.ca: The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board is a quasi-judicial adjudicative agency that awards compensation to victims of crimes of violence that occurred in Ontario.
www.actew.org: Founded in 1987, A Commitment to Training and Employment for Women (ACTEW) is a network of agencies providing community-based employment and training services for women. ACTEW envisions employment and training services and programs as the bridge to women’s economic self-sufficiency.
www.cwhn.ca: The Canadian Women’s Health Network (CWHN) was created in 1993 as a voluntary national organization to improve the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing, distributing and sharing knowledge, ideas, education, information, resources, strategies and inspirations.
www.elizabethfry.ca: The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly those who are, or may be, criminalized.
www.kidshelpphone.ca: Every day, Kids Help Phone counsellors answer calls and online questions from across Canada. No matter what the problem or concern our counsellors are there to provide immediate and caring support, information and referrals to the kids who reach out to us.
www.themensproject.ca: The Men’s Project is a non-profit charitable men’s counselling agency that has been providing services to men and their families since 1997. They provide individual counselling, as well as a specialized healing program for men who have experienced sexual or physical abuse as children, anger management, emotional intelligence, and fathering.
Lanark County Services & Programs
|Adult Protective Services||(613) 267-4200|
|Children’s Aid Society of the County of Lanark||(613) 264-9991|
|Crown Attorney’s Office||(613) 264-1900|
|Distress Centre Lanark, Leeds, Grenville||1-800-465-4442|
|Lanark Health and Community Services||(613) 259-2182|
|Lanark Community Programs||1-800-667-2617|
|North Lanark County Community Health Centre||1-866-762-0496|
|Mental Health Support Project||1-877-447-0441|
|Lanark County Mental Health||(613) 283-2170|
|Lanark County Sexual Assault
& Domestic Violence Program
|(613) 283-2330 x1258|
|Lanark County Social Services||1-866-846-9019|
|Lanark, Leeds, & Grenville District Health Unit||1-800-660-5853|
|Legal Aid Ontario||1-877-767-8536|
|Ontario Early Years Centre||1-800-267-9252|
|Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth||1-877-232-8260|
|Rose Garden Family Support Centre||1-877-417-6007|
|The STOP Program||(613) 326-0628|
|TriCounty Addiction Services||1-800-361-6948|
|Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Service||1-866-575-0067|
|Victim Witness Assistance Program||(613) 264-8387|