Not for profit safehouse for First Nation women and children
The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women within First Nation, Métis and Canadian societies.
This site offers a number of publications for people who are working in the area of family violence prevention for Aboriginal communities – both on- and off-reserve.
This web site looks at the history and nature of institutional child abuse. It shows us how survivors are naming the abuse and restoring dignity in their lives and communities. For the purpose of this web site, institutional child abuse means the abuse forced upon a child living in an institution in Canada.
NACAFV’s mandate is to reduce family violence in Aboriginal communities by supporting the people on the front lines who work diligently to provide safe family environments.
Since inception in 2000, NALMA has built a reputation for providing support to First Nations across Canada relating to the management of reserve lands. NALMA’s achievements provide the perfect foundation upon which to build the Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property.
You might not notice it’s happening. You may just think it’s normal. It’s not. Verbal and other non-physical abuse can take a serious toll on your psychological and emotional health. It can also be a serious warning sign for more physical forms of abuse and sexual violence.