Intimate Partner Violence and Shelter Resources
Understanding Intimate Partner Violence - This article provides information related to intimate partner violence, including definitions, intimate partner violence as a public health problem, intimate partner violence and personal health, and risk factors.
Understanding and Addressing Violence Against Women - This article from the World Health Organization explains intimate partner violence through subtopics such as “How common is intimate partner violence?”, “Why don’t women leave violent partners?”, and “What are the causes of and risk factors for intimate partner violence?”.
Domestic Violence Against Men: Know the Signs - The following article provides information related to intimate partner violence against males.
Surviving Domestic Violence: A Guide to Healing Your Soul and Building Your Future by Danielle F Wozniak, MSW, ACSW, PhD & Karen Allen, MSW, LCSW, PhD
Preventing Intimate Partner Violence, Edited by Claire Renzetti, Diane Follingstad & Ann Coker
The Dance of Anger: A Women’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Lerner, PhD
Why domestic violence victims don't leave | Leslie Morgan Steiner - The following is a TEDx talk that corrects some common misconceptions about intimate partner violence.
Violence against women—it's a men's issue: Jackson Katz - The following is a TEDx talk regarding violence, media, and the masculine image.
Emma Maternity House Society - This shelter offers support for pregnant women who are homeless.
ShelterSafe - ShelterSafe offers 24 hour assistance and housing to women experiencing abuse.
Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter - This centre offers hope, support, and shelter to families facing any form of intimate partner violence.
YWCA of Calgary - The YW Sheriff King Home is a short-stay crisis shelter for women and their children leaving domestic abuse and violence.
Calgary Housing - This service offers safe and affordable housing solutions in Calgary.
Awo Taan Healing Lodge Emergency Women's Shelter - Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society offers support, guidance, and shelter to women and children from all cultures.
Brenda Stafford Centre - The Brenda Stafford Centre offers support services and a safe environment for women and families whom are struggling with violence.
Aspen Family - Aspen Family aims to create positive change for individuals and families living in poverty through connection with their communities.
Homefront Calgary - This non-profit organization helps to free individuals from intimate partner violence through collaboration with the justice system, police department, and community partners.