Links:

 

Click on the links below to access the organization's website.

Click here for an overview on violence against women.

 

Amata Transition House    http://www.amata.ca

The Amata Transition House provides 24 hour support and temporary shelter to women and children who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing abuse.  The house is located in Quesnel, BC.  

BC Coalition of Women's Centres     www.bcwomen.cjb.net

The Quesnel Women's Resource Centre is a member of the BC Coalition of Women's Centres, which is a group of women's centres from across the province that have come together to seek an end to the violence, poverty and other human rights abuses experienced by women in British Columbia.  Together we support and promote both independent and coordinated social change action among women's centres and other equity-seeking organizations.

 

The OVISTA Project    http://www.ovista.ca/

Ovista’s goal is to establish working partnerships with women and girls, local organizations, community leaders and various stakeholders to look at the issue of violence against women and develop a coordinated community response in the context of our local issues and needs. The project has been driven by the viewpoints and feedback received from women and girls who have lived experiences, as well as service providers working in the field. 

 

City of Quesnel     http://www.city.quesnel.bc.ca/

The City of Quesnel's webpage has information about the city and links to other community organizations.

 

Ending Violence Association of BC    http://www.endingviolence.org

A resource for community-based services that support survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, child abuse, and criminal harassment.

 

KidsBC     www.kidsbc.ca

A resource for children whose parents are separated or getting a divorce.  Children learn about what to expect and how to deal with feelings that may arise from such situations.

 

Legal Services Society    www.lss.bc.ca

A great resource for information about the legal system.

 

JusticeBC    www.justicebc.ca

Criminal justice information and support. This website brings more than 300 pages of information about the criminal justice system, as well as links to other resources and services.

 

PovNet     www.povnet.org

An online resource for advocates, people on welfare, and community groups and individuals involved in anti-poverty work.  Find up-to-date information about resources in British Columbia and Canada on this site. 

 

Quesnel Child, Youth and Family Network   www.quesnelnetwork.com

A comprehensive and up to date resource regarding information on child, youth and family services in the North Cariboo.

 

Clicklaw   www.clicklaw.ca

Clicklaw is a website aimed at enhancing access to justice in British Columbia. It features legal information and education designed for the public.

 

 Status of Women Canada     www.swc-cfc.gc.ca 

Status of Women Canada (SWC) is a federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada.  SWC works to advance equality for women and to remove the barriers to women's participation in society, putting particular emphasis on increasing women's economic security and eliminating violence against women.

Women North Network     http://www.womennorthnetwork.com/

An excellent northern resource that focuses on building healthy northern communities through information sharing, research and collective action utlilizing information and communication technology.

 

A good resource for "Long Distance Parenting", whatever for it may take

http://www.thetruckersreport.com/driving-the-heart-home-effective-parenting-from-afar/