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.

Contact Info
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
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(905) 528-6611
Fax Number: 
(905) 528-2181
TTY/TDD: 
(905) 528-3336
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).

Contact Info
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.

Contact Info
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

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.

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

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.

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

Street Outreach Services

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Families
Women in certain occupations
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Youth
Pregnant women
Homeless women
Low income women
Women with addictions
Sole-support parents
Refugees
Incarcerated women
Sex-trade workers
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Research
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Policy development
Publisher
Support group/peer support
Day services
Clinical or health care services
Residence
Alternative care
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416- 926-0744
Street Address: 
622 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N/A

Parkdale Focus Community Project - Moms' Support Program & Community Parent

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Groups Served: 
Rural women
Immigrants
Women of colour
Pregnant women
Low income women
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 536-1234
Fax Number: 
(416) 536-2859
Street Address: 
1205 Queen St., West
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6K 1L2

Flemingdon Health Centre

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Families
Youth
Older women (50+)
Low income women
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Research
Training
Community education/development
Counselling
Policy development
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Works with users and the community to provide excellence in primary health care. Committed to health promotion and disease prevention, we also strive to enable social action initiatives and community development. We serve as a research and teaching centre.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 429-4991
Secondary Telephone: 
(416) 429-4533
Email Address: 
fhcinfo@fhc
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(416) 422-3573
Street Address: 
10 Gateway Blvd.
City: 
Don Mills
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3C 3A1

Street Haven at the Crossroads

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Groups Served: 
Women with disabilities
Homeless women
Low income women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Day services
Clinical or health care services
Residence
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 967-6060
Email Address: 
Walpole@interlog.com
Fax Number: 
(416) 924-6900
Street Address: 
87 Pembroke St.
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 2N9
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