Women's centres

Women's centres

North York Women's Centre

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

Provides a safe, supportive place where women can voice concerns, share experiences, gain information, learn skills and work with other women to improve the conditions which exclude women's equal participation in society.

Primary Telephone: 
416-781-0479
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@nywc.org
Fax Number: 
416-769-9912
Street Address: 
116 Industry Street
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6M 4L8

Scarborough Women's Centre

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

Provides information, education and support services to Scarborough women who wish to equip themselves for full participation in the community. Empowers any women who wants to leave an isolating or abusive situation so that she can make positive, long term changes with confidence.

Primary Telephone: 
416-439-7111
Email Address: 
ed@scarboroughwomenscentre.ca
Fax Number: 
416-439-6999
Street Address: 
245-2100 Ellesmere Rd
City: 
Scarborugh
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1H 3B7

Port Coquitlam Area Women's Centre Society

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

Offers programs and services addressing the needs of women in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody.

Primary Telephone: 
604-941-6311
Email Address: 
pcawc@telus.net
Fax Number: 
604-941-9275
Street Address: 
2420 Mary Hill Rd
City: 
Port Coquitlam
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V3C 3B1

BC Coalition of Women's Centres

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

Works to seek an end to the violence, poverty and other human rights abuses experienced by women in British Columbia, by supporting and promoting both independent and coordinated social change action among women's centres and other equity-seeking organizations. Web site provides a listing of women's centres for all communities in the province.

Email Address: 
bcwomen@telus.net

The Women's Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Forms an organization committed to making a positive difference in the lives of women in transition, crisis or distress. Offers an array of services to empower and meet the needs of all women regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. Offers no cost peer counselling and support groups, workshops and courses, information on community resources, a resource library, in-house job posting board, and computer, fax and photocopying access.

Primary Telephone: 
905-847-5520
Email Address: 
admin@haltonwomenscentre.org
Fax Number: 
905-847-7413
Street Address: 
210-1515 Rebecca St
City: 
Oakville
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L6L 5G8

Changing Together: A Centre for Immigrant Women

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

Helps immigrant women and their families participate fully in Canadian society. Offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and prevention of family violence workshops. Provides counselling, bi-cultural parenting program, seniors program and support groups for abused women. Offers a mentoring program for immigrant women seeking imployment, outreach workshops, information and referrals and Making Changes program (pre-employment workshop for immigrant women). Operates a volunteer program.

Primary Telephone: 
780-421-0175
Email Address: 
changing@interbaun.com
Fax Number: 
780-426-2225
Street Address: 
10010 105 St
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5H 4H8

From isolation to solidarity: report of the pan-Canadian women's centres conference

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The ENSEMBLE! Pan-Canadian Women’s Centres Conference, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1994 included delegates from eighty-five women’s centres who represented all ten provinces and two territories. The conference was a forum for women to meet, share ideas and resources, and develop a pan-Canadian network of women’s centres. This conference report includes summaries of workshops held on the health promotion work of women’s centres, women and literacy, poverty and development, anti-racism, advocacy and funding, aboriginal women, working with women from ethno-racial communities, and women and survivors of violence. There are also summaries of the full-group sessions on community and feminist leadership, accessibility and inclusion of disabled women, and building Ensemble, a pan-Canadian network of women's centres.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMI.F76 1994

Vernon & District Women's Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Primary Telephone: 
250-542-7531
Email Address: 
verwomen@junction.net
Fax Number: 
250-545-6406
Street Address: 
PO Box 1242
City: 
Vernon
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1T 6N6

Downtown Eastside Women's Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Alternative care
Counseling
Primary Telephone: 
(604)681-8480
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(604)681-8470
Street Address: 
44 East Cordova
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6A 1K2

Lennoxville and District Women’s Centre

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

Offers a meeting place and resource centre for women, formal and informal educational opportunities, a liaison between English-speeking women and existing services, and an information and referral service for all.

Primary Telephone: 
819-564-6626
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ldwc.ca
Fax Number: 
819-564-3199
Street Address: 
300-257 rue Queen
City: 
Lennoxville
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J1M 1K7
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