Project Profiles

 The projects funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada’s investment, “Supporting the Health of Victims of Domestic Violence through Community Programs” offer innovative programs across Canada for people with lived experiences of intimate partner violence and/or child maltreatment. These intervention projects will be evaluated to assess their impact on health outcomes for abuse survivors including children, adolescents and adults.


  1. Bounce Back League (BBL)
  2. Building Connections: A group intervention for mothers and children
  3. Building Internal Resilience Through Horses
  4. Child and Youth Mental Health: The implementation of the interRAI Collaborative Action Plans to improve outcomes for children and youth exposed to domestic violence

  5. Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

  6. iHEAL in Context: Testing the effectiveness of a health Promotion intervention for women who have experienced intimate partner violence
  7. Inunnguiniq (Childrearing): Developing And Piloting An Evidence-Based Intervention To Support High-Risk Families Who Experience Family Violence In Nunavut
  8. Knowledge Hub: Maximizing Impact by Connecting Research and Practice in Trauma-Informed Health Promotion
  9. MindUP for Young Children
  10. Measuring The Effects Of Shape Your Life Project On The Mental And Physical Health Outcomes Of Victims Of Domestic Violence
  12. The P.E.A.C.E Project (Peer Education and Connection through Empowerment)
  13. Reaching Out With Yoga
  14. Safe and Understood: Intervening with families to promote healthy child outcomes and prevent abuse recurring for young child victims of domestic violence exposure
  15. Supporting Victims and Strengthening the Health of Northern and Aboriginal Youth Experiencing Teen Dating Violence in the Northwest Territories
  16. Sole Expression: Trauma-Informed Dance Intervention
  17. STEP: Supporting the transition to and engagement in parenthood in adults who experienced maltreatment as children
  18. TransFormed: Addressing partner violence from Two-Spirit, Nonbinary, and Trans perspectives