Immigrants

Immigrants

Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative Ltd.

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Vietnamese
Chinese
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Tagalog (Filipino)
Turkish
Arabic
Korean
Farsi/Persian
Somali
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Supports immigrant and refugee individuals and families in attaining optimum health through relevant health education, community development and advocacy

Primary Telephone: 
780-423-1973
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
mchb@mchb.org
Fax Number: 
780-428-2748
Street Address: 
10867-97 St
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
AB
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5H 2M6

Centre international des femmes de Québec

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Arabic
Chinese
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Information provision and referral
Training

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.

Primary Telephone: 
418-688-5530
Email Address: 
info@cifqfemmes.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
418-688-1967
Street Address: 
110-915, boul René-Lévesque O
City: 
Québec
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
G1S 1T8

Immigrant Women of Saskatchewan - Regina

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

Operates a drop-in centre; a catering service; and provides counselling and support for immigrant women and their families. In partnership with other community agencies conducts research in the area of family literacy, healthcare, family violence, etc. Conducts training programs in the areas of employability skills, life skills, computer skills and race relations, when funding is available.

Primary Telephone: 
306-359-6514
Email Address: 
iwsregina@cableregina.com
Fax Number: 
306- 552-9959
Street Address: 
2248 Lorne Street
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 2M7

Minority Health Network

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Immigrants
Women of colour
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

MHNet is a worldwide web based information source for individuals interested in the health of minority groups. Minority is used to refer to all people of color and people who are underrepresented economically and/or socially.

Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Street Address: 
University of Pittsburg
City: 
Pittsburg
Province: 
Pennsylvania
Postal/ZIP Code: 
n/a

British Columbia Multicultural Health Services Society

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Groups Served: 
All women
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Immigrants
Women of colour
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Clinical or health care services
Primary Telephone: 
(604) 877-8550
Fax Number: 
(604) 872-0820
Street Address: 
c/o Mount St. Joseph's Hospital, 3080 Prince Edward street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5T 3N4

Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement - Toronto (CERIS)

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

CERIS is one of four federally-funded research centres called the Metropolis Project which addresses issues of migration and settlement in urban centres. The other three are in Montreal (CRIMIIDU), Vancouver (RIIM) and the Prairies (PCERII).

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 946-3110
Email Address: 
ceris.office@utoronto.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 971-3094
Street Address: 
246 Bloor Street West, 5th Floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 1V4

Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association

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

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.

Primary Telephone: 
(902) 423-3607
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@misa.ns.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 423-3154
Street Address: 
7105 Chebucto Road, Suite 201
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3L 4W8

West Coast Domestic Workers Association

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Women in certain occupations
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

A non-profit organization dedicated to helping domestic workers with immigration and employment problems, providing support and counselling to domestic workers and improving the situation of domestic workers in British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-4482
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@wcdwa.ca
Fax Number: 
604- 669-6456
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-669-4482
Street Address: 
302-119 West Pender St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1S5
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Women Working with Immigrant Women of New Brunswick

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

Works to act as support for immigrant women in New Brunswick; to establish provincial and national communication networks which provide an opportunity to collectively express their concerns; to lobby provincial and federal governments on issues regarding their status; to act as a liaison between immigrant women and existing community agencies and resources; to initiate and coordinate programs which serve their needs; to promote public awareness of issues and to act as an advocate; to establish a resource centre.

Primary Telephone: 
506- 458-5708
Fax Number: 
506- 459-1756
Street Address: 
361 Queen St.
City: 
Fredericton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E3B 1B1

National Organization of Immigrant & Visible Minority Women of Canada (NOIVMWC)

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Women of colour
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Works to ensure equality for immigrant and visible minority women within bilingual Canada by putting into place strategies that will combat sexism, racism, poverty, isolation and violence, and by acting as an advocate on issues dealing with immigrant and visible minority women

Primary Telephone: 
613-232-0689
Fax Number: 
613-232-0988
Street Address: 
225-219, ave Argyle
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 2H4
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