NGO - Non Government Organization

NGO - Non Government Organization

La Salle Residence

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Residence

La Salle is a second stage women's shelter for mothers and children who have left abuse.  It provides safe, affordable living accomodations to residents as well as supportive counselling.  Also assists residents toward increased independence and a feeling of self-worth and dignity.

Primary Telephone: 
780-482-2190
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
780-482-3008
Street Address: 
Main Box 1135
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5J 2M1

Portage la Prairie Friendship Centre

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

The Centre assists Aboriginal newcomers in ther adjustment to urban life; provides a medium for the development of Aboriginal Leadership in the community; creates mutual understanding between people of Aboriginal ancestry and others through education and recreational programs; creates awareness in the community and media about concerns and needs of Aboriginal people, and takes action in resolving them whenever possible.

Primary Telephone: 
204-239-6333
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ptgfc.orgnet
Fax Number: 
204-239-6534
Street Address: 
20-3rd St NE
City: 
Portage la Prairie
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R1N 1N4
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Canadian Public Health Association

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Policy development

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community. CPHA's members believe in universal and equitable access to the basic conditions which are necessary to achieve health for all Canadians.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 725-3769
Email Address: 
info@cpha.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 725-9826
Street Address: 
400 - 1565 Carling Avenue
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Z 8R1
Country: 
Canada

Code Blue for Child Care

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Code Blue is a Canada-wide campaign to build a real pan-Canadian child care system. The campaign brings together national, provincial and territorial child care organizations, labour, women's and social justice groups along with Canadians from all walks of life.

Primary Telephone: 
613-791-3411
Province: 
Alberta

World Wildlife Federation - United Kingdom

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Seeks to influence global environmental issues through responsible actions, raises crucial environmental issues with policy-makers, business and industries, around the world.

Primary Telephone: 
01483 426444
Email Address: 
supporterrelations@wwf.org.uk
Fax Number: 
01483 426409
Street Address: 
Panda House, Weyside Park, Godalming
City: 
Surrey
Postal/ZIP Code: 
GU7 1XR

Hesperian

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Publisher

The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. Simply written and heavily illustrated, Hesperian books are designed so that people with little formal education can understand, apply and share health information. Developed collaboratively with health workers and community members from around the world, our books and newsletters address the underlying social, political, and economic causes of poor health and suggest ways groups can organize to improve health conditions in their communities.

Primary Telephone: 
510-845-1447
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
510-845-0539
Street Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 304,
City: 
Berkeley
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94704

Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy

A breast cancer awareness network that includes Avon Flame Foundation, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Canadian Breast Cancer Network, Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada and the National Cancer Institute of Canada. They are the primary granting agency for breast cancer research in Canada.

Primary Telephone: 
416-596-6598
Email Address: 
info@cbcra.ca
Fax Number: 
416-596-1714
Street Address: 
375 University Avenue 6th floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 2J5

Pharmed-Out

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

PharmedOut is an independent project run by physicians for physicians and other prescribers. Their goal is to disseminate information about how pharmaceutical companies influence what we prescribe, to increase access to unbiased information about drugs, and to encourage physicians to choose pharma-free CME.

Primary Telephone: 
202-687-1191
Fax Number: 
202-687-7407
Street Address: 
Georgetown University Department of Physiology and Biophysics Box 571460
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20057-1460

Canadian Midwifery Regulators Consortium

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

The CMRC’s mandate is to facilitate inter-provincial mobility, to advocate for legislation, regulation, and standards of practice that support access to a high standard of midwifery care across the country, and to provide a forum for Canadian regulators to discuss and take action on issues of mutual concern.

Primary Telephone: 
204-783-4520
Fax Number: 
204-779-1490
Street Address: 
College of Midwives of Manitoba 235 - 500 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3X1

Doula C.A.R.E Inc.

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Provides information on doula care, how to find a doula in Ontario, and resources for trained doulas.

Primary Telephone: 
905-842-3385
Email Address: 
info@DoulaCARE.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-879-3199
City: 
Toronto area
Province: 
Ontario
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