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Non-profit & charitable victims’ groups
Support for women
Support for children/youth
- Bereaved Families Ontario – support groups, resources and education for bereaved families in Ontario
- The Canadian Register for Health Service Providers in Psychology. Allows users to search, by specialization, for therapists throughout Canada.
- Mental Health Service Information Ontario Mental Health Service Information Ontario (MHSIO) is a provincial information and referral service. This 24 hours service is available 7 days a week in over 140 languages to consumers, families, service providers and others needing information about mental health resources. MHSIO’s goal is to provide callers with referrals to services and supports that are designed to meet their unique and individual needs. The MHSIO database contains information on 300 mental health organizations and over 1,000 programs in Ontario. MHSIO also offers a Webchat feature that allows individuals to chat directly with a MHSIO advisor.
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Internet & Social Media Safety
- Canadian Centre for Child Protection/TELUS Mobile Safety website – To educate parents/guardians about the potential risks posed to children/adolescents using mobile phones, and to highlight proactive strategies that can be used to help keep children/adolescents safe. In addition to risks and safety strategies, the site includes information related to the advantages and benefits to mobile phones, points to consider when choosing a mobile phone for your child and downloadable resource information.
- Cyberbullying.ca is a website that educates youths and others about the use of information and communication technologies to bully and harm others.
- The door that’s not Locked
- Kids in the Know is an interactive safety education program for increasing the personal safety of children and reducing their risk of sexual exploitation
- National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre – created to help protect children from online sexual exploitation (USA).
- textED is an interactive website where people can learn about the short-term costs and the long-term ramifications of texting.
- A thin line – MTV’s A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower young people to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their life and among peers.
- Tech Without Violence – Created by OCTEVAW. Resources to help prevent, respond to and support individuals experiencing online gender-based violence or harassment—known as cyberviolence.
- Draw-the-Line – Engaging Ontarians in a dialogue about sexual violence.
- Heartmob – Staying safe on social media – Introducing Social Media Safety Guides for Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Tumblr, and Youtube!
- Take Back the Tech – is a collaborative campaign to reclaim information and communication technology (ICT) to end violence against women (VAW).
- Safe Hub Collective – is a group of people working to make all public spaces safer and more accessible for everyone in the Greater Boston area through collective action and community-based solutions.
- Crash Override Network – Online Abuse Crisis Helpline, resource center, and advocacy group. Staffed by survivors, trying to make the internet a safer place.
- Women, Action & the Media – Reporting, Reviewing, And Responding To Harassment on Twitter: Recommendations. WAM! launched a pilot project to support Twitter users experiencing gendered harassment and abuse on the platform, including abuse that intersects with racial, LGBT, and other kinds of oppression.
Victims of fraud/scams
CANADIAN Federal government
Support for men
- British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
- The Gatehouse – The Gatehouse also offers a variety of programs including the Gatehouse Adult Support Network for adults who have experienced child abuse.
- Little Warriors is a charitable organization with a national focus that educates adults about how to help prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Little Warriors also provides information about the prevalence and frequency of child sexual abuse and information about healing and support resources.
- Hope for Men – information & weekly peer support groups for Adult Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse in Hamilton, St. Catharines, Brantford and Guelph
- The Men’s Project
- 1in6.ca – 1in6 Canada supports male survivors of sexual trauma in their journey of recovery. By providing knowledge, tools and resources to men, their families and communities, and their service providers, 1in6 Canada creates positive and lasting change helping male survivors realize their full potential as men of integrity, resilience and courage.
- Men’s Trauma Centre – based in Victoria, B.C.
- The Scarborough Hospital Sexual Assault Care Centre – resources and information for victims of sexual assault
- The Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte and District
Support for victims of terrorism
Support for homicide survivors
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