Family Studies National and International Online Sources
Families and Work Institute
Families and Work Institute is a nonprofit center dedicated to providing research for living in today’s changing workplace, changing family and changing community
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV)
The National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV) is a one-stop source for information on violence and abuse within the family. It operates on behalf of the 15 partner departments, agencies and Crown corporations of the federal Family Violence Initiative.
Supporting Families - Canadian Department of Justice
Includes information on: Parenting after Divorce, Child Support and Family Law Assistance Services.
The Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
Families Canada is the national association of Family Support Centres. With a network of 500+ member agencies and thousands of frontline family service workers across Canada, we are committed to providing leadership and support in the campaign for Canada’s children.
The Family Violence Initiative
The Family Violence Initiative (FVI) is a long-term commitment of the Government of Canada to address violence within relationships of kinship, intimacy, dependency or trust.
Family Studies Local Online Sources
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
The Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health is one of four national Centres of Excellence for Women's Health funded by the Bureau of Women's Health and Gender Analysis, Health Canada. The Centres are dedicated to conducting policy-oriented research aimed at improving the health status of Canadian women by making the health system more aware of and responsive to women's health needs.
Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre
Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre (AHPRC) is a leading Canadian health
promotion research centre based at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada.
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Advisory Council members are women from across Nova Scotia who have demonstrated interest and involvement in women's issues in their communities.
Nova Scotia Community Action Program for Children
The Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) funds 14 projects in Nova Scotia through 23 permanent family resource centres and over 100 outreach sites throughout the province.
Nova Scotia Department of Community Services
Community Services provides a range of community-based, prevention-oriented services to children, youth, and their families.
The Federation of Foster Families of Nova Scotia
The Federation of Foster Families of Nova Scotia is a charitable organization funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services and governed by a Board of Directors, who are foster parents.
The Nova Scotia Council for the Family
The Nova Scotia Council for the Family was formed in 1967 under the name Nova Scotia Child Welfare Association.
Created by a coalition of service providers, government representatives and community leaders, its members were committed to the care and protection of children from abuse and neglect.
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