Women's health centres

Women's health centres

Aftercare programming at the Aurora Centre: an evaluation

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Adele Ritch
Nancy Poole
Publisher: 
The Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents executive summary of the evaluation results of a pilot project at the Aurora Centre to address the needs of women who had attended treatment at the centre and needed support in the aftercare period. Findings reveal that effective aftercare programs include smoking cessation programming, trauma counselling, vocational programming and parenting programming.

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Feminist Women's Health Center

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

Forms a nonprofit organization that promotes and protects a woman's right to choose and receive reproductive health care. Provides woman-centered health care in a safe environment that promotes empowerment, mutual trust, and compassion.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@fwhc.org
Street Address: 
14220 Interurban Ave
City: 
Seattle
Province: 
Washington
Postal/ZIP Code: 
98168

Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Serves as an online information tool for women and their families who rely on Women's College as the source of authoritative, reliable information on women's health and women's health issues. Conducts women’s health research in partnership with the University of Toronto. Website includes link to Women's Health Electronic Network.

Primary Telephone: 
416-480-6100
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
2075 Bayview Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4N 3M5

Women's Health in Women's Hands

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services

Works to enhance sense of self-esteem and health by placing women's health into women's hands. It is a participatory centre for women of diverse backgrounds and needs. Constantly challenge our assumptions and analysis and we are committed to being advocates for change in our community.

Primary Telephone: 
416-593-7655
Secondary Telephone: 
416-593-1815
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
whiwh@web.net
TTY/TDD: 
416-593-5835
Fax Number: 
416-593-5867
Street Address: 
500-2 Carlton St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1J3

New beginnings in a new millenium. Designing and developing an urban Aboriginal women's wellness resource centre for the year 20

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
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Online
Author: 
Laverne Contois
Virginia Thomas
Publisher: 
Centre of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Montréal, QC

Identifies barriers that prevent Aboriginal women from obtaining the services they need in Montreal. Presents recommendations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CESAF ABGN.C66 1999
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Includes bibliographical references. CESAF closed its office August 31, 2001.

Bay Centre for Birth Control

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Provides women of various ages and backgrounds with programs and services designed to meet their special needs, and help them maintain and enhance good health. Resource listing.

Primary Telephone: 
416-351-3700
Street Address: 
790 Bay Street 8th Fl
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1N8

Women's Health Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Provides acute care as part of the Regina Health Centre. Focuses on outpatient gynecology services and therapeutic abortion; counselling; infertility.

Primary Telephone: 
306-766-4860
Fax Number: 
306-766-4453
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-563-9923
Street Address: 
Regina General Hospital 1440 14th Ave
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 0W5

Vancouver Women's Health Collective

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services
Counselling
Health promotion
Information provision and referral

Values women's knowledge, supports one another to take charge of our own health, and raises awareness and inspire action for the feminist advancement of women's health. Website provides links to other sites women will find informative and relevant to their lives.
Has nurse practitioner rooms (3) and an alternate health room (counselling, reiki, etc).

Primary Telephone: 
604-736-5262
Email Address: 
vwhc.centre@gmail.com
Street Address: 
29 West Hastings Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1G4
Country: 
Canada

Peterborough Women's Health Care Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services
Residence

Forms a health care centre that works to enable women to increase control over, and improve their health by providing quality health care. Provides information, support, counselling, treatment and referrals to other health professionals and organizations in the community. Ensures confidential services.

Primary Telephone: 
705-743-4132
Email Address: 
whcc@prhc.on.ca
Fax Number: 
705-743-6577
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-419-3111
Street Address: 
157 Charlotte St
City: 
Peterborough
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K9J 2T7

BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Training
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services

Provides a facility devoted exclusively to the health of women, newborns and families. Provides a broad range of specialized health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds, including services in breast health, substance dependency, osteoporosis, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health.

Primary Telephone: 
604-875-2424
Secondary Telephone: 
604-875-2929 (visiting information line)
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-300-3088 (in BC only)
Street Address: 
4500 Oak St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3N1
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