Women’s Shelters Canada just released their fourth national survey of transition houses and shelters serving women and children affected by violence against women and intimate partner violence. This is a one-day snapshot from 193 shelters across the country and offers a sense of the hopes, challenges, and experiences of shelter workers and the women they […]
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In the spirit of reconciliation between Indigenous Canadians and non-Indigenous Canadians, and in recognition of the harms that have been caused to Indigenous people since colonization, we, the members of the Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan, reaffirm our commitment to acknowledge the rights and obligations resulting from our national character as […]
On January 1, an amendment to Illinois’ Barber, Cosmetology, Hair Braiding and Nail Technology Act, 1985 came into effect requiring beauty professionals to have training on domestic violence. Read more about the law in this story from Tania Kohut for Global News, with comments from Crystal Giesbrecht of PATHS, Barbara MacQuarrie from the Centre for Research […]
Read the story about Maria Hendrika’s work at Regina Transition House here. We sincerely thank Maria for her work at the shelter and on the PATHS Board!
Nato’ we ho win (formerly titled Creative Solutions to Easing Victimization’s Effects) project includes design, delivery, and evaluation of an innovative program that addresses the mental and physical health needs of Indigenous women who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) through trauma-informed, artistic, and cultural programming. Details of the project, including dates and contact information, […]
Read the most recent issue of PATHS News here. All past issues can also be found on our website here.
The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) has published its second Domestic Homicide Brief in the series. The Domestic Violence Risk Assessment: Informing Safety Planning & Risk Management Brief describes domestic violence risk assessment and how it informs risk management with offenders and safety planning with victims/survivors. Please share with your networks […]
1-855-242-3310 Effective September 21, 2016, First Nations and Inuit young people and adults experiencing distress can reach experienced crisis intervention counsellors by calling the toll free number 1-855-242-3310. The purpose of the Help Line is to provide immediate, culturally competent telephone-based crisis intervention counselling and support on a twenty four hour/seven day a week basis. […]
Join the party! Reconnect with old friends and colleagues and share your memories and photos of our first 40 years. See you there! Nibble on delicious hors d’ oeuvres. Mingle and catch up with old friends and colleagues. Later in the evening dance to the music of The Bromantics. Friday May 13 2016 7:00 PM […]