Search Organizations (English): Immigrant women

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Centre international des femmes de Québec  
http://www.cifqfemmes.qc.ca/

Forms an organization that works to help immigrant women and to facilitate their integration. Services include the following: case consultations concerning immigrant women, women in general and immigration; interpreting; meetings and sensitivity workshops; personalized french courses for immigrants; information, help, orientation and reference; sewing, decorating and culture workshops; outings, social activities and intercultural bringing together activities; and, daycare offered free of charge during activities.

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National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada

This is the website for a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian organization who's mission is to ensure equality for immigrant and visible minority women, within a bilingual Canada.

Immigrant Women's Association of Manitoba

IWAM helps immigrant women and their families settle and integrate into the Canadian society.  IWAM has established counselling services, English as Second Language training, and provided advocacy and research as well as a variety of different programs and projects.Addresses the concerns of immigrant women and their families. Offers advocacy, referral and public education and information.

National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada  
http://www.noivmwc.org/

NOIVMWC is an umbrella national organization with a vision of creating equality for all women. It was created in 1986 with a focus on forming a united national voice to ensure equality for immigrant and visible minority women within bilingual Canada. NOIVMWC advocates for various issues affecting immigrant and visible minority women. We have made significant progress on many fronts and our activities are becoming more important, considering the increasing diversity of the Canadian population.

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Multicultural Women's Organization of Newfoundland & Labrador  
http://mwonl.info/

Works to identify the needs of multicultural women and provide social support in terms of cultural, social, political, economic and educational areas at the provincial level, and to be an advocate on issues dealing with immigrant and visible minority women. Provides speaker series and forums addressing issues and concerns of immigrant and visible minority women. Also produces a newsletter.

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South Asian Women's Centre  
http://www.sawc.org/
Offers multilingual and culturally sensitive information, referral, and support services to women who are from, or who trace their ancestry to, any of the countries of South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan). Undertakes advocacy, public education, and awareness work on issues that affect South Asian women such as violence, racism, immigration, and unemployment. Provides a safe, supportive, and confidential place for South Asian women who are experiencing male and family violence. (See Details)
Immigrant Women of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon  
http://www.internationalwomenofsaskatoon.org/
Provides a drop-in centre; catering services and offers weekly English As A Second Language (ESL) classes. Currently working on Health & Poverty Reduction project; Youth Leadership and Toastmaster. (See Details)
Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre  
http://riwc.ca/

Supports Chinese and South Asian women in taking greater control of their lives. Provides cultural and language specific services. These community determined strategies are developed and delivered by immigrant women.

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African Community Health Services

Caters to to African immigrants and African Canadians and is dedicated to the promotional of the mental, socio-economic, physical and cultural health of African Canadians, primarily in Ontario. Offers an inter-African HIV/AIDS project that provices supportive education, counselling, and referral and practical support for urban youth, young adults including gay and lesbian youth, troubled youth, youth with addictions and those involved in prostitution.

Women's Health in Women's Hands  
http://www.whiwh.com/

Works to enhance sense of self-esteem and health by placing women's health into women's hands. It is a participatory centre for women of diverse backgrounds and needs. Constantly challenge our assumptions and analysis and we are committed to being advocates for change in our community.

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