Resources | Links

The OFIFC partners with several credible organisations who are there to assist and who offer complimentary services in areas of benefit to those living in urban Aboriginal communities.

Links

Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres
www.ofifc.org/
(Website provides information about the OFIFC’s programs and services for urban Aboriginal people in Ontario.)

Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy
www.ahwsontario.ca
(Website lists healing lodges in Ontario and resources for women.)

Ontario Women’s Directorate
www.citizenship.gov.on.ca/owd/
(Website has information about services for women.)

Metrac
www.metrac.org
(Website has information about abuse: including stalking, criminal harassment, and sexual assault.)

Shelternet
www.shelternet.ca
(Website has information about shelters throughout Ontario.)

The Canadian Woman’s Health Network
www.cwhn.ca/
(Website has information on: abuse hotlines, same-sex relationship abuse, sexual assault centres and women’s agencies.)

Ministry of the Attorney General – Victim Support Line (VSL)
www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/about/vw/vsl.asp

Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses
http://www.oaith.ca/
(Website is a provincial coalition of first stage emergency shelters for abused women and their children.)

Ontario Network of Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Treatment Centres
http://www.satcontario.com
(Website lists the Ontario network of sexual assault/ domestic violence treatment centres.)

DAWN Ontario : DisAbled Women’s Network Ontario
http://dawn.thot.net

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres
http://www.ocrcc.ca

Canadian Women’s Foundation
http://www.cdnwomen.org
(Website with information for organizations and facilitators regarding funding to help women and families who are survivors.)

Domestic Violence in the LGBT* Community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans)
http://www.cwhn.ca/network-reseau/3-4/3-4pg2.html
(Website with information regarding domestic violence in same sex relationships.)

2 Spirited Peoples of the First Nations
http://www.miziwebiik.com/mbic/Section3/html/frame_demo_twospirited.html
(Website with information pertaining to clientele consisting of Aboriginal lesbians and gays.)

Violence Against Women
http://www.cwhn.ca/network-reseau/3-4/3-4pg1.html
(Website has educational information regarding violence against women.)

National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence
http://www.nacafv.ca
(Aboriginal content website; information about domestic violence.)

Justice For Girls
http://www.justiceforgirls.org/
(Website promotes freedom from violence, social justice and equality for teenage girls who live in poverty.)

Ontario Native Woman’s Association
http://www.onwa-tbay.com/
(Website promotes the direction and future activity of Aboriginal women by promoting women’s position in Aboriginal culture.)

Native Women’s Association of Canada
http://www.nwac.ca/
(Website promotes public awareness of the high rates of violence against Aboriginal women in Canada.)

Neighbours, Friends and Families
http://www.neighboursfriendsandfamilies.ca/eng/faq.php
(Website has educational and awareness raising content about woman abuse, linked to Kanawayhitowin website, FAQ.)

Best Start
http://www.beststart.org/resources/antiviolence/index.html
(Best Start offers information about Abuse and Pregnancy)

All Women One Law
http://www.onefamilylaw.ca/
(Website has information to ensure that Ontario women know their legal rights under Ontario family law. FLEW is a public legal education project funded by the Ontario government to develop materials that will inform women’s decisions about family law issues).

Legal Line
www.legalline.ca

(Provides free legal information. All Canadians now have direct access to the laws under which they are governed.)