Community education/development

Community education/development

YMCA Canada

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support
Day services
Residence
Housing

The country’s oldest largest women's multi-service organization. With 33 Member Associations operating in more than 400 districts and communities across the country, their Turning Point Programs for Women™ - which address personal safety, economic security and well-being – reach out to 1 million women and girls in nine provinces and one territory. YWCA is the largest national provider of shelter to women, serving 25,000 women, children and teen girls including 6,000 fleeing domestic violence each year. They are the largest provider of literacy, life skills, employment and counselling programs in the country, and the second largest provider of childcare services. YWCA Canada is a member association of the World YWCA which unites 25 million women and girls worldwide and spans 125 countries.

Primary Telephone: 
416-967-9622
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
services@ymca.ca
Fax Number: 
416-967-9618
Street Address: 
6th Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
42 Charles St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1T4

Skookum Jim Friendship Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Families
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Consulting
Community education/development
Support group/peer support
Counseling

Skookum Jim™ Friendship Centre is a non-profit organization committed to a vision of bettering the spiritual, emotional, mental and physical well being of First Nations peoples, fostering the way of Friendship and understanding between people.

Primary Telephone: 
867-633-7680
Email Address: 
http://www.skookumjim.com/contact.php
Fax Number: 
867-668-4460
Street Address: 
3159 3rd Ave
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 1G1

Saltspring Community Services

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Éducation / développement communautaire
Day services
Clinical or health care services
Counseling
Housing

 
The VISION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to support an inclusive community in which everyone lives in a healthy, caring and sustainable environment.
 
The MISSION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to plan for and provide quality services to support and strengthen individuals, families and communities.

Primary Telephone: 
250-537-9971
Fax Number: 
250-537-9974
Street Address: 
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
City: 
Saltspring Island
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8K 2A6
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The Pro-Choice Action Network (Formerly the British Columbia Coalition for Abortion Clinics)

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Counseling

The Pro-Choice Action Network (formerly the B.C. Coalition for Abortion Clinics) is the political and activist wing of British Columbia's pro-abortion movement.
 
Supported by donations and individual members and donors, along with thousands of dollars of tax-payer money, it was responsible for the establishment of B.C.'s first free-standing abortion clinic, the Everywoman's Health Centre.
 
(Sorry, we no longer have a phone, fax, or mailing address)

Email Address: 
info@prochoiceactionnetwork-canada.org
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia

Development Wheel

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

DEW is a non-government voluntary development organization established in 1996 by a group of development professionals and researchers to promote self-help poverty alleviation initiatives of the poorest households in Bangladesh towards sustainable improvement of their livelihood. The central focus of the organization is to work for promotion of the Arts and Crafts sector of Bangladesh through enhancing production skills of artisan groups, providing marketing support and facilitating small enterprise development for self-employment of the under privileged rural and urban people.
 
DEW Mission: Development Wheel is dedicated to enhance household livelihood security of the poor segment of the society by increasing their participation, particularly of the women, in small scale economic activities including arts and crafts with a range of business development and other life skills development services.

Primary Telephone: 
88 02 913 5499
Secondary Telephone: 
+ 88 02 913 7176
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
dewhc@bdonline.com
Fax Number: 
+ 88 02 811 5579
Country: 
Bangladesh
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Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Families
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development
Residence
Housing

IRCOM strives to empower newcomer families to integrate into the wider community through affordable transitional housing, programs, and services.

Primary Telephone: 
204-943-8465
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ircom.ca
Fax Number: 
204-943-4810
Street Address: 
95 Ellen St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3A 1S8
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Nova Scotia Centre on Aging

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Groups Served: 
Families
Older women (50+)
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Services de jour
Counseling

For more than 15 years, the NSCA has worked in collaboration with many others to advance knowledge on aging-related issues. Our work includes conducting research projects and evaluation studies; organizing lectures, workshops and conferences; developing and reviewing curricula; developing educational materials such as manuals, information kits and videos; and providing consultative services to community, organizations and government. We invite you to learn more about us by viewing our current and past projects and the resources we have produced. It is our goal that through research, education and community engagement the NSCA will inform policy and practice to enhance the quality of life of older adults and their families.

Primary Telephone: 
902-457-6788
Street Address: 
Mount Saint Vincent University
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3M 2J6
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International POP's Elimination Network

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Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

IPEN is a unique global network of people and public interest organizations, which respects and enjoys a wide diversity of cultures, skills and knowledge. Together we share a common commitment to achieve a toxic-free future where chemical production, use and disposal does not harm people and the environment. We welcome you to the IPEN family to work together for the elimination of the world's toxic legacy and to ensure safe alternatives for the protection of all living things and the prevention of future contamination world wide."

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