Women's centres

Women's centres

Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Support group/peer support
Day services

Offers advocacy and support for women throughout the Yukon. Provides information on community services, the legal rights of women, day care, housing, education, employment, health, maintenance and child support, birth control and family planning, and other issues of interest and concern to women.

Primary Telephone: 
867-667-2693
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
vfwc@northwestel.net
Fax Number: 
867-667-7004
Street Address: 
503 Hanson St
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 1Y9

University of Calgary Campus Women's Resource Centre

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English

Services Provided:-Volunteer Opportunities-Confidential, informal peer support-Library-Quiet study space and nap rooms-Free tea and coffeeWe provide a space for all individuals who are interested in advancing gender equity.

Primary Telephone: 
(403) 220-8551
Email Address: 
women[at]ucalgary[dot]ca
Street Address: 
2500 University Drive NW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2N 1N4

Pictou County Women's Centre

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

Works in the community with individuals to effect the kinds of changes that will offer women and adolescent girls a sense of empowerment, more choices, and more control over their lives.

Primary Telephone: 
902-755-4647
Email Address: 
pcwc@womenscentre.ca
Fax Number: 
902-752-2233
Street Address: 
503 S Frederick St PO Box 964
City: 
New Glasgow
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B2H 5K7

College Street Women's Centre for Health Education & Counselling

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Provides counselling for women by women therapists on issues such as adoption, anger, body image, family issues, sexual issues, violence and womne's health issues (abortion, infertility, menopause, breast cancer, etc.) Resource listing.

Primary Telephone: 
416-929-1816
Street Address: 
489 College St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 1A6

Surrey 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
Counselling

Provides free counselling and support services to women, children and families whose lives have been impacted by violence.

Primary Telephone: 
604-589-1868
Email Address: 
info@surreywomencentre.ca
Fax Number: 
604-589-2812
Street Address: 
10075 136A St
City: 
Surrey
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V3T 4G1

Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Chinese
Gujarati
Hindi
Punjabi
Tamil
Urdu
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Policy development
Support group/peer support

Supports Chinese and South Asian women in taking greater control of their lives. Provides cultural and language specific services. These community determined strategies are developed and delivered by immigrant women.

Primary Telephone: 
416-465-6021
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
riwc@web.ca
Fax Number: 
416-465-4785
Street Address: 
100-1326 Gerrard St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4L 1Z1

Northwestern Ontario 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
Advocacy

Works to increase public understanding and awareness of issues that have an impact upon women. Provides support and advocacy for individual women who encounter difficulty dealing with personal, administrative or legal issues.

Primary Telephone: 
807-345-7802
Email Address: 
nwcentre@air.on.ca
Fax Number: 
807-345-9216
Street Address: 
184 Camelot St
City: 
Thunder Bay
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P7A 4A9

West Island Women's Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

A dynamic and widely-used non-profit community organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of women. Provides educational, social and recreational services for women and the community at large. Open to all—without regard to age, race or socio-economic background.

Primary Telephone: 
514-695-8529
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
514-695-0503
Street Address: 
PO Box 521
City: 
Pointe Claire
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H9R 4S6

Yellowknife Women's Centre

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

Operates a 9-bed emergency shelter for women, youth and children. Provides support, counseling and advocacy.

Primary Telephone: 
867-873-2566
Email Address: 
womenyk@theedge.ca
Fax Number: 
867-873-2676
Street Address: 
PO Box 2302 5610 50th Ave
City: 
Yellowknife
Province: 
Northwest Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
X0E 1E7
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