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Residence

Centre de santé des femmes de Montréal

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Residence
Support group/peer support

Encourages women to take charge of their  health care individually as well as collectively. Involved in developing alternative practices and works mainly in gynecological health. Offers an information health line, abortion services, and workshops on gynecological health.

Although services are offered in French and English , this website is in French only.

Primary Telephone: 
514-270-6110
Secondary Telephone: 
1-514-270-6114
Email Address: 
info@csfmontreal.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
514-270-6115
Street Address: 
3401 av de Lorimier
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Quebec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2K 3X5

Tribute to a Fighter: S. Joyce Attis

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Madeleine Boscoe
Anne Rochon Ford
Edition: 
Vol. 13 No. 2
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2011
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The movement to raise public awareness in Canada about concerns associated with breast implants lost one of its most hard-working and committed advocates recently. Joyce Attis, known to many as the voice for breast implant victims, died in Toronto on November 25, 2010, following complications from surgery.

 

Order Information: 
Available online only
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 14800039

La Salle Residence

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Residence

La Salle is a second stage women's shelter for mothers and children who have left abuse.  It provides safe, affordable living accomodations to residents as well as supportive counselling.  Also assists residents toward increased independence and a feeling of self-worth and dignity.

Primary Telephone: 
780-482-2190
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
780-482-3008
Street Address: 
Main Box 1135
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5J 2M1

Adsum for Women & Children

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

Forms a community based organization that supports women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming so. operates three facilities: Adsum House, an emergency shelter; Adsum Court, a small fifteen-unit apartment building; and, Adsum Centre, providing support and programming, in a residential setting, to 16 women and their children who are trying to address barriers which have led them to experience homelessness.

Primary Telephone: 
(902) 423-4443 (Emergency)
Secondary Telephone: 
(902) 423-5049 (Administration)
Email Address: 
adsum@adsumhouse.org
Fax Number: 
(902) 423-9336
Street Address: 
2421 Brunswick St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 2Z4
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Primary found: "(902) 423-4443 (Emergency) and (902) 429-4443 (Emergency)"

Transition House Association of Prince Edward Island

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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
Residence

Provides a safe place for abused women and their children. Offers a provincial emergency shelter for abused women and children (Anderson House), confidential crisis and support phone line, outreach services, second stage housing, information and support groups for women and children, and public education training.

Primary Telephone: 
902-892-0960 (Crisis Line)
Secondary Telephone: 
902-894-3354
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
tha@isn.net
Fax Number: 
902-628-8718
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-240-9894 (Crisis Line)
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 964
City: 
Charlottetown
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1A 7M4

WISH Drop-in Centre

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

Works to increase the health, safety and well being of women working in the sex trade in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Serves hot meals, dispenses make-up, hygiene items, and clothing, and provides showering facilities. Also offers on-site nursing, referrals to detoxification centres, rehabilitations houses, and shelters. also provides transition programs, a Literacy Centre, hospital visits, Beauty Nights (sponsored by the Beauty Night Society), a Mentoring Program, and Peer Counselling.

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-9474
Email Address: 
wishdropincentre@telus.net
Fax Number: 
604-669-9479
Street Address: 
515-119 W Pender St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1S5

Mi'kmaq Native Friendship Centre

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

Provides student tutoring, youth group, dance group, counselling for job, alcohol and drugs, domestive violence, or other personal issues, a needle exchange program, and a half-way house. Also offers upgrading computer skills courses.

Primary Telephone: 
902-420-1576
Email Address: 
micmacfriendshipcentre@msn.com
Fax Number: 
902-423-6130
Street Address: 
2158 Gottingen St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 3B4

Pincher Creek Women's Emergency Shelter Association

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

Provides safe shelter and support services for women and children fleeing abusive situations. Offers 24 hour counselling, educational programs, 24-hour crisis line, support groups, outreach and advocacy. Offers weekly Healing Circle, in-house support groups, advocacy, parenting skills, workshops on family violence, residential services, childcare, transportation, crisis intervention, referrals and information.

Primary Telephone: 
403-627-4868 (Crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
403-627-2114 (Administrative line)
Email Address: 
pcwesa@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
403-627-4808
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-354-4868
Street Address: 
PO Box 2092
City: 
Pincher Creek
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0K 1W0

Region 3 Family Based Care Society Shelter/Eagle Women's Emergency Shelter

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

Offers 24-hour shelter accommodation for women and children at low risk of violence. Offers support programs and outreach programs.

Primary Telephone: 
403-933-3370
Fax Number: 
403-933-3307
Street Address: 
PO Box 610
City: 
Black Diamond
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0L 0H0

SAFE Home (High Level, Alberta)

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

Offers shelter and counselling 24 hours a day to women in crisis and their children. Operates a 24-hour crisis line. Provides public education on family violence and dating violence to all communities in provincial Region 17.

Primary Telephone: 
780-926-3899 (Help line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-926-2277 (Administrative line)
Email Address: 
safehome@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-926-3874
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-926-0301
Street Address: 
PO Box 396
City: 
High Level
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0H 1Z0
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