Community education/development

Community education/development

DES Action Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care. Web site includes information and advice for mothers who took DES, their daughters, and their sons.

Primary Telephone: 
514-482-3204
Email Address: 
desact@web.net
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-482-1337
Street Address: 
107-5890 Monkland Ave
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H4A 1G2

BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information

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

Provides a web site with information on mental health, mental disorders and substance use problems and disorders.

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-7600
Email Address: 
bcpartners@heretohelp.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604-688-3236
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-661-2121 (toll-free in BC)
Street Address: 
1200-1111 Melville St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6E 3V6

Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to cause policy, institutional and individual change that will improve the lives of women and girls everywhere.

Primary Telephone: 
416-594-3773
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
awid@awid.org
Fax Number: 
416-594-0330
Street Address: 
150-215 Spadina Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 2C7
Country: 
Canada

Breast Cancer Action Montreal

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the issues surrounding breast cancer. Stivres to educate the public, through public lectures, debates and seminars, about the many controversies associated with breast cancer.

Primary Telephone: 
514-483-1846
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@bcam.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
514-482-9221
Street Address: 
201-5890 Monkland Ave
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H4A 1G2

Status of Women Council of the NWT

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works towards the equality of women through advice to the Government of the NWT, research, public education, advocating on behalf of women, and assistance to women's groups and other groups working on issues of concern to women.

Primary Telephone: 
867-920-6177
Email Address: 
theresa@statusofwomen.nt.ca
Fax Number: 
867-873-0285
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-234-4485 (NWT)
Street Address: 
4th Floor, Northwest Tower, Box 1320
City: 
Yellowknife
Province: 
Northwest Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
X1A 2L9

Justice for Girls

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

Promotes support, justice, and equality for teenage girls who have experienced violence and live in poverty.

Primary Telephone: 
604-689-7887
Email Address: 
info@justiceforgirls.org
Fax Number: 
604-689-5600
Street Address: 
606-825 Granvill St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6Z 1K9

Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Promotes local, regional and national harm reduction education, interventions and peer support.

Primary Telephone: 
604-683-6061
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
vandu@vandu.org
Fax Number: 
604-683-6199
Street Address: 
2d Floor, 50 East Hastings Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6A 1N1

CAP AIDS

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

Provides ongoing support to grassroots African organizations that are working to help people resist, survive and overcome the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Primary Telephone: 
416-422-3074
Email Address: 
capaids@sympatico.ca
Street Address: 
126 O’Connor Dr
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4K 2K7

Centre for AIDS Services of Montreal (Women)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Forms an organization that provides support, education and referrals for women living with HIV/AIDS, their families, and for women who believe themselves to be at risk.

Primary Telephone: 
514-843-3636
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
casm@netrover.com
Fax Number: 
514-843-5098
Street Address: 
101-84 Notre Dame W
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2Y 1S6

AIDS Calgary Awareness Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Promotes HIV prevention among Calgary's high risk populations, including the gay community, youth and injection drug users. Provides support services to people living with HIV/AIDS, including counseling and advocacy, nutrition, care services, access to complementary therapies and financial aid.

Primary Telephone: 
403-508-2500
Email Address: 
info@aidscalgary.org
Fax Number: 
403-263-7358
Street Address: 
200-1509 Centre St S
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2G 2E6
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