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Preventing Violence Against Women

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines works with the Ontario Women's Directorate to deliver the Violence Against Women Prevention Initiative across Northern Ontario. This year the initiative is providing a total of $280,000 for 94 projects.

NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO

Algoma - Manitoulin

  • Billings Township Library (Kagawong) - $3,000
  • Le Centre Victoria pour femmes (Elliot Lake) - $3,000
  • Le Centre Victoria pour femmes (Wawa) - $3,000
  • CHADWIC Home, Inc. (Wawa) - $3,000
  • Children's Aid Society of Algoma (Wawa) - $3,000
  • Elliot Lake Family Life Centre - $3,000
  • Elliot Lake Women's Group, Inc. - $3,000
  • Manitoulin Family Resources (Mindemoya) - $3,000
  • Township of White River Labour Adjustment Centre - $3,000
  • Union culturelle des Franco-Ontariennes (Chapleau) - $3,000

Nipissing

  • Amelia Rising Sexual Assault Centre of Nipissing (North Bay) - $3,000
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Bay and District - $3,000
  • Canadian Red Cross Society, North Bay Branch - $3,000
  • Community Counselling Centre of Nipissing (North Bay) - $3,000
  • Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord (North Bay) - $3,000
  • Crisis Centre North Bay - $3,000
  • Nipissing Transition House - $3,000
  • North Bay General Hospital, Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Department - $3,000
  • Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Services Near North (North Bay) - $3,000

District of Parry Sound

  • Esprit Place Family Resource Centre (Parry Sound) - $3,000 
  • Muskoka/Parry Sound Coordinated Sexual Assault Services (Parry Sound) - $3,000
  • Muskoka/Parry Sound Coordinated Sexual Assault Services (Parry Sound) - $3,000
  • Muskoka/Parry Sound Coordinated Sexual Assault Services (Parry Sound) - $3,000
  • Muskoka/Parry Sound Coordinated Sexual Assault Services (Parry Sound) - $3,000 
  • Parry Sound High School Near North District School Board- $3,000 
  • Women's Own Resource Centre (South River) - $3,000

Sault Ste. Marie

  • Algoma Family Services (Sault Ste. Marie) - $3,000
  • Canadian Red Cross Society (Sault Ste. Marie) - $3,000
  • Le centre Victoria pour femmes (Sault Ste. Marie) - $3,000
  • Children's Aid Society of Algoma, Family Preservation Program, (Sault Ste. Marie) - $3,000
  • KidsHope: Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Inc. (Sault Ste. Marie) - $3,000
  • KidsHope: Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Inc. (Sault Ste. Marie) - $3,000
  • Phoenix Rising Non Profit Homes and Women's Centre Inc. (Sault Ste Marie) - $3,000
  • Sault Area Hospital Sexual Assault Care Centre (Sault Ste. Marie) - $3,000 
  • Women in Crisis (Algoma) Inc. (Sault Ste. Marie) - $3,000

City of Greater Sudbury

  • Canadian Red Cross Society (Sudbury) - $3,000
  • Le Centre Victoria pour femmes (Sudbury) - $3,000
  • Le Centre de santé communautaire de Sudbury - $3,000
  • The Elizabeth Fry Society, Sudbury Branch - $3,000
  • St. David Catholic School - $3,000
  • Sudbury Counselling Centre - $3,000
  • Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association - $3,000 
  • Sudbury Regional Hospital, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Treatment - $3,000
  • Sudbury Women's Centre des Femmes - $3,000

Timiskaming - Cochrane

  • Cochrane-Smooth Rock Falls Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Service (Cochrane) - $3,000
  • Pavilion Family Resource Centre (Haileybury) - $3,000
  • Sturgeon Falls Family Resource Centre - $3,000
  • Temiskaming & District Victim Crisis & Referral Service (New Liskeard) - $3,000
  • Tranquility House (Matheson) - $3,000

Timmins-James Bay

  • Canadian Mental Health Association Community Outreach Program (Timmins) - $3,000
  • Centre Passerelle pour femmes du Nord Ontario (Timmins) - $3,000
  • Comité d'action inter-agence contre la violence familiale de Timmins - $3,000
  • Hearst-Kapuskasing-Smooth Rock Falls Counselling Services (Kapuskasing) - $3,000
  • Les Services de Counselling de Hearst-Kapuskasing-Smooth Rock Falls Counselling Services (Kapuskasing) - $3,000
  • Omushkegiskwew House (Moosonee Family Resource Centre) - $3,000
  • Timmins & Area Women in Crisis - $3,000
  • Timmins & District Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Service - $3,000
  • Timmins Family Counselling Centre Inc. - $3,000

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO

Kenora - Rainy River

  • Canadian Red Cross Society (Dryden) - $3,000
  • Dryden Area Community & Domestic Violence Committee - $3,000
  • Dryden Regional Health Centre, Mental Health & Addiction Services - $3,000
  • Dryden Regional Health Centre, Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care & Treatment Program - $3,000
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Committee (Dryden) - $3,000
  • First Step Women's Shelter (Sioux Lookout) - $3,000
  • Grace Haven Community Care Centre (Dryden) - $1,500
  • Hoshizaki House (Dryden) - $3,000
  • Kenora Sexual Assault Centre - $3,000
  • Lake of the Woods District Hospital - Community Programs - CARE TEAM (Kenora) - $3,000
  • Lake of the Woods District Hospital, Sexual Assault/Partner Abuse & Safekids Programs (Kenora) - $3,000 
  • Meno Ya Win Health Centre, Assault Care & Treatment Program (Sioux Lookout) - $3,000
  • Multicultural Association of Kenora & District (Kenora) - $3,000
  • Northwest Catholic District School Board (Fort Frances) - $3,000
  • Northwestern Health Unit (Kenora) - $3,000
  • Rainy River District School Board (Fort Frances) - $3,000
  • Sioux Lookout Anti-Racism Committee - $3,000
  • Women's Shelter Saakaate House (Kenora) - $3,000

Thunder Bay - Atikokan

  • Arrowhead Foundation (Thunder Bay) - $3,000
  • Atikokan Crisis Centre - $3,000
  • Thunder Bay Counselling Centre - $3,000
  • Regional Multicultural Youth Council (Thunder Bay) - $3,000

Thunder Bay - Superior North

  • Anti-Violence Coordinating Committee (Geraldton) - $2,500
  • Association des francophones du Nord-Ouest de l'Ontario (Thunder Bay) - $3,000
  • Canadian Red Cross Society (Thunder Bay) - $3,000
  • Catholic Family Development Centre (Thunder Bay) - $3,000
  • Le Club canadien-français de Geraldton - $3,000
  • Faye Peterson Transition House (Thunder Bay) - $3,000
  • Féminin pluri-elles (Thunder Bay) - $3,000
  • Le Centre des Femmes Francophones du Nord-Ouest de l'Ontario (Thunder Bay) - $3,000
  • Lakehead University Student Union's Gender Issues Centre (Thunder Bay) - $3,000
  • Marjorie House (Marathon) - $3,000
  • Superior North Victim Services (Marathon) - $3,000
  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre - Maternity Centre - $3,000
  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre - Social Work Department - $3,000
PAN-NORTHERN
  • Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions (Toronto) - $3,000

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