Families

Families

Provincial Health Services Authority

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research

Part of BC's public health care system. It oversees the coordination and delivery of provincial programs and highly specialized health care services.

Primary Telephone: 
604-675-7400
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-708-2700
Street Address: 
700-1380 Burrard St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6Z 2H3

Outaouais Health and Social Services Network

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development

The Outaouais Health and Social Services Network involves citizens, public institutions, service organizations, and community resources in the planning and delivery of quality and accessible health and social services to the English-speaking population.

Primary Telephone: 
819-777-3206
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ohssn.org
Fax Number: 
819-682-4033
Street Address: 
2 Millar Rd
City: 
Gatineau
Province: 
QC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J8Y 3N3

Canadian Virtual Hospice

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Groups Served: 
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support

The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides support and personalized information about palliative and end-of-life care to patients, family members, health care providers, researchers and educators.

Email Address: 
info@virtualhospice.ca
Street Address: 
PE469- 1 Morley Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3L 2P4
Country: 
Canada

Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada

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Groups Served: 
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Committed to accessible, affordable, high quality, non-profit child care services for Canadians. Promotes the development of a broad consensus of support within all regions of Canada to pursue child care issues at the federal level. Seeks to expand and improve the child care system, with emphasis on high quality child care. Advances child care issues through public education, research, policy development and proactive promotion.

Email Address: 
info@ccaac.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-878-3096
Street Address: 
704-151 Slater Street
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5H3
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

River Heights Family Life Education Centre

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

The River Heights Family Life Education Centre uses an education/prevention programming designed for families (and the relationships within them) to acquire the tools and skills to enrich their lives by working more effectively together and giving them happier, more nourishing and fulfilling relationships.

Primary Telephone: 
(204) 453-1271
Street Address: 
925 Jessie Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3M 0Z9

Centre Muriel McQueen Fergusson pour la recherche sur la violence familiale

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Groups Served: 
Families
Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Publisher

Conducts action-oriented research with the goal of reducing and ultimate eliminating family violence, performed in a multidisciplinary context and in a partnership context between academic researchers and researchers from the community. Performs outreach through public lectures, workshops, talks to professional groups, media interviews, conference displays, and open houses, panels, and information sessions within the university community.Publishes and distributes a newsletter and a Research Papers series.

Primary Telephone: 
506-453-3595
Email Address: 
fvrc@unb.ca
Fax Number: 
506-453-4788
Street Address: 
University of New Brunswick
Addt'l Street Address: 
678 Windsor St Box 4400
City: 
Fredericton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E3B 5A3

The Migraine Association of Canada

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

A nationally registered charitable organization committed to providing quality services and programs to millions of people afflicted with migraine, a serious neurological disorder. The association provides information and client services, conducts outreach and education, and creates public awareness of the serious nature of migraine, fostering a greater understanding of and compassion for migraine sufferers. The association is also leading a campaign to raise funds for research into a cure for migraine.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 920-4916
Secondary Telephone: 
(416) 920-4917 (24 hour info)
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
support@migraine.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 920-3677
Tollfree Phone Number: 
(800) 663-3557
Street Address: 
1912-365 Bloor Street East
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4W 3L4

The Manitoba Association for Childbirth and Family Education (MACFE)

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Families
Pregnant women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

The Manitoba Association for Childbirth and Family Education (MACFE) is a non-profit, volunteer organization, founded by concerned parents. It is dedicated to helping families before, during and after the birth of a child. MACFE follows the ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association) philosophy of "Freedom of choice through knowledge of alternatives." MACFE stresses options in childbirth, informed choice and supports women's rights to choose their caregiver.

Primary Telephone: 
(204) 475-1865
Secondary Telephone: 
(204) 475-5194
Street Address: 
L-155 1485 Portage Avenue, P.O. Box 33023
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 0X0

Hospice Yukon Society

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

A non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer agency. Gives support for the terminally il and their families at home and in hospital. Other services provided include bereavement support for adults and children; library and public education concerning healthy grieving.

Primary Telephone: 
(867) 667-7429
Street Address: 
409 Jarvis Street
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
n/a

Health and Hope for Families

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Groups Served: 
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Primary Telephone: 
(867) 536-7233
Email Address: 
helpnhope@watson.net
Fax Number: 
(867) 536-7770
Street Address: 
Bag 3600
City: 
Watson Lake
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y0A 1C0
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