Search Organizations (English): Immigrant women

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Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society  
http://www.vircs.bc.ca/
Works to assist in the settlement and adjustment of immigrants and refugees in Canada. Provides services designed to increase the newcomer's participation in Canadian society by assisting the newcomer to overcome barriers, including such services as such as English as a Second Language, Home Tutoring, Job Coach Program, Settlement Program, etc. (See Details)
Alberta Network of Immigrant Women
Serves as an information and networking source for member agencies. Provides resources to strengthen the leadership skills of immigrant women. Prepares briefs and research material on issues that impact the lives of immigrant women.
PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada  
http://www.peianc.com/
Forms a community-based immigrant support organization that supports newcomers' integration by providing services, in partnership with the community. Provides information, training and resources to social institutions, service-providers, government departments and the mainstream community so they can strengthen their capacity and ability to welcome and address the needs of immigrants; and so they can respond quickly, effectively, appropriately, and in a culturally sensitive manner. Assists in the provision of life skills training for immigrants and in the provision of cross-cultural awareness training for social institutions, service-providers, government departments and the mainstream community. Identifies related research and information needs; sponsors research and analysis into the current situation in Prince Edward Island for immigrants. Develops cross-cultural sensitivity, educational and awareness resources for use by social institutions, service-providers, government departments, immigrants and the mainstream community, to increase understanding of the issues affecting immigrants. (See Details)
Philippine Women Centre of B.C.
Aims to empower Filipino women to understand the roots of their challenges as migrants, immigrants, women of colour and low-income earners, and to collectively assert their struggle for their rights and welfare.
Multicultural Association of Fredericton  
http://www.mcaf.nb.ca/
Forms an organization that disseminates and advances ethnocultural education in the community; encourages and promotes the concept of multiculturalism; assists new arrivals in the community by providing referral services and English as a Second Language Classes; sponsors social events that promote intercultural contacts; and organizes conferences and seminars to sensitize the community in Fredericton and the surrounding areas. (See Details)
Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association  
http://www.misa.ns.ca/
Forms a community-based organization which welcomes newcomers and recognizes their essential role in Canada. Offers crisis outreach, counselin and referrals for issues related to domestic violnece, racism, and other personal concerns. Provides a job training program, employment counseling, computer lab, business program for entrepreneurs, language assessment and ESL referrals. (See Details)
Immigrant, Refugee and Visible Minority Women of Saskatchewan
Works to raise public awareness about issues affecting immigrant, refugee and visible minority (IRVM) women. Promotes the participation of IRVM women in Canadian society. Provides education, counselling and language classes. Administers the Health of Immigrant Children Project. Undertakes research and public advocacy activities on issues concerning IRVM women. Networks with other equity seeking organizations. Offices in Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon and Yorkton.
Filipino Nurses Support Group
Forms a support group for registered nurses from the Philippines who are doing domestic work in Canada. Seeks to facilitate their accreditation, support their personal and professional development, and advance their rights, dignity, and welfare as workers in Canada.