Below is an alphabetical list of domestic and sexual violence resources.

  • CDVC
  • Coordinated Response
  • Disabilities
  • Elder Abuse
  • Faith Communities
  • Gender Diversity
  • Indigenous
  • Legal
  • Newcomers to Canada
  • Poverty


Domestic Violence Protocol: For the Evangelical Covenant Churches of Canada
This document is intended as a resource for leaders in the Evangelical Covenant Churches of Canada regarding the issues of domestic violence. View document.
Hope for Healing
This highlights domestic violence resources for the church. Created by FaithLink. Hope for Healing: Section 1-4 (2007). View document.
FaithLink: Actions and Achievements
This program evaluation from 2006 summarizes FaithLink's activities and achievement of 2006 and draws recommendations to inform the continuing development of the program. View resource.
FaithLink: Project Evaluation (2006)
This project evaluation provides evaluation methods, research, and findings. View resource.
The Role of Religious Communities in Addressing Family Violence (2004)
This document discusses the role of faith communities to respond to, support secular services, and provide opportunities for collaborative connections between the faith community and service providers. View resource.
Jewish Community Domestic Violence Protocol
This document is intended as a resource for religious leaders regarding the issues of domestic violence. It can incorporate the theology, language, and organizational structure of any given religious community. View resource.
Elder Abuse Protocol Manual (2007)
This document is designed to help service providers be prepared to address the issue of elder abuse through assessment, prevention, intervention, and referral. View resource.
Awareness Cafe Guide (2007)
This is a tool kit prepared by the Action Group on Elder Abuse to help you host an awareness cafe. View resource.
Action Group on Elder Abuse: Gaps in Service (2006)
This document represents interviews with members of the Action Group on Elder Abuse Steering Committee. Based on their collective practice experience, gaps in the response to elder abuse in Calgary were identified. View resource.
Building Capacity to Respond to the Abuse of Older Adults: An Evaluation of Phase 1 (2006)
This evaluation provided the opportunity for one of the first studies of the efficacy of such community initiatives to further the awareness of the abuse of older adults. The interviews with 14 AGEA committee members provide an in-depth view of the strengths and challenges. View resource.
Evaluation of Training to Address Family Violence and the Older Adult (2005)
This evaluation looks at what we know about elder abuse, evaluation results, and recommendations for future research and evaluations. View resource.
Domestic and Sexual Violence in the Aboriginal Community
This document looks at domestic and sexual violence trends and rates in the Aboriginal community, current programs, barriers and recommendations. View resource.
No Longer Silent (2010)
In this document, persons with disabilities who have been abused identify their service needs. View resource.
Family Violence and Bullying: Persons with Disabilities (2004)
This document contains short-term and long term recommendations for reporting, access to services, audits, education and training regarding family violence and bullying of persons with disabilities. View resource.
Words with Dignity (2004)
This document offers different words and phrases that can be used to describe persons with disabilities. View resource.
Domestic Violence in Alberta's Gender and Sexually Diverse Communities: Towards a Framework for Prevention (2014)
This report is provides an overview of domestic violence within gender and sexually diverse communities, with a focus on Alberta and Canada. View resource.
Preventing Domestic Violence in LGBTQ Communities (2014)
The purpose of this issue brief is to contribute to a much-needed discussion on a primary prevention approach to domestic violence within Alberta's LGBTQ community. View resource.
Violence Against Women without Immigration Status (2012)
This position paper takes a close look at violence against women without immigration status in Canada. View resource.
Foundations for Change: Poverty Reduction Initiative (2014)
This annual report to the community from the Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative offers an overview of accomplishments to date as well as a guide to its ongoing plans and future developments. View resource.
Stop Family Violence
This page from the Public Health Agency of Canada provides information about family violence in Canada as well as links to suports, resources, and services in your area. View resource.
Review Hearing of Emergency Protection Order (2020)
This document provides a high-level look at what an Emergency Protection Order is, how to prepare for the hearing, and what to expect the day of the review hearing. Also includes a FAQ section. View resource.
Overview of Restraining Order (2020)
This map provides an overview of what a restraining is, whether you need a restraining order, and how to apply for one. View resource.
Causal Layered Analysis
This document provides an overview of causal layered analysis, which is a group sense-making technique used to explore the underlying causes and worldviews contributing to a situation. View resource.
Heal the Healer Final Report (2020)
This final report from CDVC's Capacity Building Working Group looks at understanding the health and wellbeing of staff and building capacity to provide safe and supportive working environments. View resource.
No Contact Orders
This flow chart will help you determine if you can get a no contact order to help prevent the abusive party from seeing or communicating with you. View resource.
Responding to Barriers to Inclusive and Equitable Service Delivery (2019)
This final report from the CDVC's Ethno-Culturally Diverse Communities Committee summarizes the findings of this research project and posits recommendations to guide an action plan for the committee. View resource.
CDVC 2020 Report to Community
This document provides an overview of some of CDVC's accomplishments in 2019 and 2020. View Report to Community.
Applying for a Parenting Order (2021)
This map provides step-by-step information regarding how to apply for a Parenting Order. View resource.
Examining Domestic Violence Screening Practices of Mediators and Lawyers (2018)
The Calgary Domestic Violence Collective has identified screening for domestic violence as a protective factor for domestic violence. In 2017 a small research project was conducted in Calgary to understand the prevalence of screening and its impact in certain sectors including family law. It found that there was a low prevalence of screening with a low prevalence of disclosure of domestic violence, despite the fact there is a high prevalence of individuals experience domestic violence and high conflict access the family law legal system. This report by Dr. Katrina Milaney and Nicole Williams was developed to better understand and address this discrepancy. View the report.