Consulting Services

Springtide Resources has expertise in a number of areas related to violence against women. We help organizations:

  • identify issues related to violence against women in the communities they serve
  • develop strategies and solutions that respond within the context
  • determine key questions for research and resolution
  • develop anti-oppression policies

The following are examples of the kinds of consulting services we have provided recent initiatives:

  • Family Law Education for Women – on reaching marginalized women
  • Rainbow ASL Health I – on creating an ASL resource on health for the LGBTTIQ Deaf community for this collaboration between Rainbow Health Network and Ontario Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf
  • Expanding the Reach: Empowering Women living with Disabilities – on issues for women with disabilities for this 3 year initiative of Scarborough Women’s Centre
  • Elementary School Teachers of Ontario – on the impact of woman abuse on children
  • Domestic Violence Advisory Committee of the Ontario Government – on violence against women for the Domestic Violence Action Plan (Ontario Women’s Directorate)

We also consulted on the following initiatives:

  • Take Back the Night Working Group with the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape
  • December 6 Memorial Working Group for the Central Neighborhood House
  • ASL/Deaf Interpreter Curriculum and Training to Respond to Deaf Survivors of Violence for the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
  • Right To Housing Coalition Working Group
  • Safe Engaged Environments Disability (SEED), a collaboration with Centre for Independent Living in Toronto
  • Law Commission of Ontario on The Law and Persons with Disabilities
  • Gateways to Cancer Screening: A Participatory Needs Assessment of Women with Mobility Disabilities (Phase I and II) for the Centre for Independent Living in Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital

For more information on our consulting services, please contact the Wangari Muriuki, Interim Executive Director at Wangari@springtideresources.org.