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 Nadine Sookermany at nsookermany@springtideresources.org.