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Women’s Information and Safe Homes (WISH)

Live Safe End Abuse

http://www.mylawbc.com/resources/pdfs/pubs/Live-Safe-End-Abuse-eng.pdf
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Coffee Break

Annual survey of a day in the life of Canadian women’s shelters confirms a need for further resources.

Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses Shelter Voices Annual survey of a day in the life of Canadian women’s shelters confirms a need for further resources. April 22/ Ottawa – The Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses today released their secon
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WHAT EFFECT DOES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAVE ON CHILDREN?

  Although adults may think “the kids don’t know,” research shows that children see or hear many domestic violence assaults. Each year in Canada, an estimated 362,000 children witness or experience family violence. Domestic violence is more common in homes with young children tha
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HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

  TIPS FOR PARENTS How to help your teen develop the skills they need to create healthy relationships. One of the best ways to “relationship-proof” our young people is to teach them the following four key skills for creating healthy relationships: 1. Assertive Communicatio
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Stress Management Tips

  Stress: Possible Symptoms of Stress: ›  Anxiety ›  Tired ›  Pressure ›  Worried ›  Nervous ›  Overwhelmed ›  Nauseated ›  Irritability ›  Anger & Hostility ›  Depression ›  Mood Swings   Prolonged Stress Response: ›  Stress response is meant to be short-term ›  Stress
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Safety Planning For Leaving An Abusive Relationship

What to Do (If You Can) Before Leaving an Abusive Relationship: make a safety plan (call us at 250-341-3963; we can assist you) contact places in the community for support assess your safety and that of your children contact a shelter for a safe place to stay seek interim custody of y
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WISH (first post)

Entry coming soon.
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16 Steps for Discovery and Empowerment

Through the Voices of Many Women and Men We affirm we have the power to take charge of our lives and stop being dependent on substances or other people for our self-esteem and security. We come to believe that God/Goddess/Universe/Great Spirit/Higher Power awakens the healing wisdom w
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