Low income women

Low income women

Women Thrive Worldwide

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Groups Served: 
All women
Low income women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Formerly the Women's Edge Coalition, Women Thrive Worldwide is a non-profit organization that shapes U.S. policy to help women in developing countries lift themselves out of povertyFounded in 1998, Women Thrive develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty. They focus on making U.S. international assistance and trade programs prioritize women, and bring together a diverse coalition of over 50 organizations and 40,000 individuals united in the belief that empowering women is not only right, it’s also the key to ending global poverty.

Primary Telephone: 
202.884.8396
Email Address: 
thrive@womenthrive.org
Fax Number: 
202.884.8366
Street Address: 
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 600
City: 
Washington, D.C.
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009
Country: 
USA

PATH Employment Services

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Groups Served: 
Low income women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Primary Telephone: 
(905) 528-6611
TTY/TDD: 
(905) 528-3336
Fax Number: 
(905) 528-2181
Street Address: 
225 King William St.
City: 
Hamilton
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L8R 1B1

Salvation Army Community & Residential Services

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

The Salvation Army provides a number of services for all people in need. Both men's and women's residences are available, and the Crisis Stabilization Unit provides counselling and a place to stay. Also provided is the Work Readiness Program for help in finding employment, the Literacy Upgrading program, and the Family Tracing Service (Missing Persons).

Primary Telephone: 
(204) 946-9400
Fax Number: 
(204) 943-8898
Street Address: 
Administration, 180 Henry Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 0J8

Street Connections

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Groups Served: 
Youth
Homeless women
Low income women
Women with addictions
Sex-trade workers
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services
Residence
Counseling

Street Connections is a street outreach program of Mount Carmel Clinic operating out of two Inner-City sites (one specifically for women) plus a mobile van, which provides a wide variety of services in a non-judgmental manner. Our services are available to: male and female prostitutes; street youth; solvent users; intravenous drug users; other street involved people.

Primary Telephone: 
Office: 586-1463
Secondary Telephone: 
House: 943-6379
Street Address: 
50 Argyle Street (House)
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N/A

North End Women's Resource Centre

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

Focus on women living in poverty.

Primary Telephone: 
(204) 589-7347
Fax Number: 
(204) 586-9476
Street Address: 
394 Selkirk Ave.
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R2W 2M2

Naomi Center

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Groups Served: 
Youth
Homeless women
Low income women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Residence

A shelter and short-term residence for young women (16-30) who find themselves in need of safe, supportive and temporary housing.

Primary Telephone: 
(709) 579-8641
Secondary Telephone: 
579-8432
Fax Number: 
(709) 579-7096

Archway

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Families
Homeless women
Low income women
Women and mental health
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Day services
Clinical or health care services

To provide services for the severely mentally ill client.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 314-6182
Fax Number: 
(416) 314-6201
Street Address: 
1451 Queen Street West
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6R 1A1

Woodgreen Community Centre

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Families
Youth
Older women (50+)
Low income women
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Day services
Residence

Committed to a comprehensive community approach to enhance the quality of life and self determination for all people of East Toronto.

Primary Telephone: 
416- 469-5211
Secondary Telephone: 
416- 462-3110
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
835 Queen St. East
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4M 1H9

St Clair Child & Youth Services

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Groups Served: 
Families
Youth
Low income women
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

The Agency

Primary Telephone: 
(519) 337-3701
Fax Number: 
(519) 337-7750
Street Address: 
129 Kendall Street
City: 
Pt. Edward
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N7V 4G6

Chatham Kent Women's Centre Inc.

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Groups Served: 
Rural women
Youth
Older women (50+)
Women with disabilities
Homeless women
Low income women
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Provides emergency shelter and services to abused women and their children.

Primary Telephone: 
(519) 354-6360
TTY/TDD: 
(519) 354-6360
Fax Number: 
(519) 354-6038
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-264-0598
Street Address: 
20 Sandys Street
City: 
Chatham
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N7M 5K8
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