Domestic Violence Provincial Groups (Canada)
Women's Shelters Canada
85 Albert Street, Suite 1501
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 6A4
The National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence (NACAFV)
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Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters
Treaty 6 Territory
600, 10310 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 2W4
(866) 331-3933 Hotline
Alberta Family Violence Info Line*
*Toll-free, 24/7, Multilingual helpline
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VictimLink BC* (Also serves Yukon)
*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
Fax: (604) 682-6962
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
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Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters
MAWS c/o Box 389
Winkler, MB R6W 4A6
Hotline: 877-977-0007 (24/7)
TTY: (888) 987-2829
Newfoundland and Labrador
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Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
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Transition House Association of Nova Scotia
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Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses
Assaulted Women’s Helpline*
P.O. Box 40569,Six Points Plaza
Etobicoke, ON M9B 6K8
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.
Website: https://www.talk4healing.com/ (live chat available)
*For indigenous women, 14 languages available
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SOS Violence Conjugale*
CP 55, Succ. C
Montreal, Quebec H2L 4J7
Fax: 514 728-4247
1-800-363-9010 Hotline (24/7)
514-873-9010 Local Hotline (24/7)
*Only province-wide centralized crisis line, 24/7, toll-free, TTY compatible
The Federation of Women's Shelters (FMHF)
PO Box 55036, Maisonneuve Branch
Montreal, Quebec H1W 0A1
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Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan
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VictimLink BC* (Also serves British Columbia)
*24/7 helpline providing crisis support in 130 languages. Connect to safe emergency shelter, counseling programs and other treatment and healing programs
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- Your book must be published by a traditional publisher, not self-published.
- The book must be professionally written, researched, fact-checked, edited and copyedited.
- The book must meet book publishing industry standards for formatting, structure and presentation.
- The writing must exhibit expert understanding of domestic violence or related topics.
- The author is ideally widely recognized for their expertise on the topic presented.
- The book must have an ISBN 10.
- The book must be available through amazon.com.
- You must submit a PDF version of the book so that it can be easily reviewed.
While we receive many book submissions and reserve the right to determine which books will become available on DomesticShelters.org, we’re nonetheless greatly appreciative of all the good work created by the many people working to help survivors and end domestic violence.