Community health centres

Community health centres

Women in health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles four women's health organizations working with immigrant women. Identifying needs and what constitutes culturally appropriate care. 

 


Undoing medical conditioning

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Melanie Conn
Rebecca Fox
Edition: 
vol 1, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsaring
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an exploration of medical conditioning; Questions how it happens; How this conditioning shapes our views on health, disease, and the kinds of medical treatment we receive; Highlights Vancouver Women’s Health Collective and their efforts to interrupt their medical conditioning in their work.

African Community Health Services

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

Caters to to African immigrants and African Canadians and is dedicated to the promotional of the mental, socio-economic, physical and cultural health of African Canadians, primarily in Ontario. Offers an inter-African HIV/AIDS project that provices supportive education, counselling, and referral and practical support for urban youth, young adults including gay and lesbian youth, troubled youth, youth with addictions and those involved in prostitution.

Primary Telephone: 
416-591-7600
Fax Number: 
416-591-7317
Street Address: 
500-489 College St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 1A5

Providing primary health care to immigrants and refugees: the North Hamilton experience

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Nancy Fowler
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the critical health issues that affect immigrants and refugees in Canada and describes the attempts of the Immigrant/Refugee Health Program of the North Hamilton Community Health Centre to meet their needs. Includes references.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946

Community health centres: the better way to health reform

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Michael Rachlis
Carol Kushner
Publisher: 
Manitoba Nurses' Union
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Sets out the case for strengthening primary care and proposes a key part of the solution - the creation of a network of community health centres in each province.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HERF.M36 1995

Centre Youville

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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
Services de soins de santé ou soins cliniques

Provides a nurse managed, community-based accessible health resource for the communities of St. Vital and St. Boniface. Provides a place where individuals and families can work on their health concerns with health professionals or with other people who have had similar experiences. Offers the following programs and services: Ask a nurse, Children and youth, Community building, Diabetes education resource, Healthy lifestyles for adults, Emotional/spiritual/mental health, Nutrition, Parenting resources, Prenatal services, Public health nurses, and Seniors.

Primary Telephone: 
204- 233-0262
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204- 233-1520
Street Address: 
#6 - 845 Dakota Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R2M 5M3
Internal Notes : 
<p>Multiple Fax found: "204- 233-1520 and 204- 255-4903" Multiple Primary found: "204- 233-0262 and 204- 255-4840" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "#6 - 845 Dakota Street" -- street2: "" -- city: "Winnipeg" -- province: "Manitoba" -- postalcode: "R2M 5M3" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "33, rue Marion" -- street2: "" -- city: "Winnipeg" -- province: "Manitoba" -- postalcode: "R2H 0S3" -- country: "Canada" multiple languages found - // in abstract</p>

Access Alliance Multicultural Community Health Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Portuguese
Vietnamese
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Works to maximize the health status of multicultural communities through activities that respond to their cultural, linguistic, educational, legal & social needs.

Primary Telephone: 
416-324-0927
Secondary Telephone: 
416-324-8677
Fax Number: 
416-324-9074
Street Address: 
500-340 College ST
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 3A9

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

Rexdale Community Health Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services
Alternative care

Works to improve the health of the local community.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 744-0066
Secondary Telephone: 
(416) 744-6312
Fax Number: 
(416) 744-1881
Street Address: 
8 Taber Road
City: 
Etobicoke
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M9W 3A4

York Community Services

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Italian
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Forms a community-based charitable organization offering a broad range of primary health care, legal services, counselling, housing help and community support programs to residents of York. Services are targeted to families at risk, primarily single mothers and low-income families, newcomers and refugees, adults with developmental and/or mental health difficulties and seniors and the frail elderly - with the overall goal of building healthy families, individuals and communities.

Primary Telephone: 
416-653-5400
Fax Number: 
416-653-1696
Street Address: 
1651 Keele St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6M 3W2
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