Refugees

Refugees

Reproductive health

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Women’s Refugee Commission
Publication Date: 
2011

Describes the Reproductive Health Program of the Women's Refugee Commission. Links to several resources on reproductive health for women in crisis settings, including a factsheet that outlines the issues and possible responses.

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Available online.

Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative Ltd.

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Vietnamese
Chinese
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Tagalog (Filipino)
Turkish
Arabic
Korean
Farsi/Persian
Somali
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Supports immigrant and refugee individuals and families in attaining optimum health through relevant health education, community development and advocacy

Primary Telephone: 
780-423-1973
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
mchb@mchb.org
Fax Number: 
780-428-2748
Street Address: 
10867-97 St
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
AB
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5H 2M6

Centre international des femmes de Québec

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Arabic
Chinese
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Information provision and referral
Training

Forms an organization that works to help immigrant women and to facilitate their integration. Services include the following: case consultations concerning immigrant women, women in general and immigration; interpreting; meetings and sensitivity workshops; personalized french courses for immigrants; information, help, orientation and reference; sewing, decorating and culture workshops; outings, social activities and intercultural bringing together activities; and, daycare offered free of charge during activities.

Primary Telephone: 
418-688-5530
Email Address: 
info@cifqfemmes.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
418-688-1967
Street Address: 
110-915, boul René-Lévesque O
City: 
Québec
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
G1S 1T8

Minority Health Network

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Immigrants
Women of colour
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

MHNet is a worldwide web based information source for individuals interested in the health of minority groups. Minority is used to refer to all people of color and people who are underrepresented economically and/or socially.

Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Street Address: 
University of Pittsburg
City: 
Pittsburg
Province: 
Pennsylvania
Postal/ZIP Code: 
n/a

British Columbia Multicultural Health Services Society

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Groups Served: 
All women
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Immigrants
Women of colour
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Clinical or health care services
Primary Telephone: 
(604) 877-8550
Fax Number: 
(604) 872-0820
Street Address: 
c/o Mount St. Joseph's Hospital, 3080 Prince Edward street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5T 3N4

Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Counselling

Forms a community-based organization which welcomes newcomers and recognizes their essential role in Canada. Offers crisis outreach, counselin and referrals for issues related to domestic violnece, racism, and other personal concerns. Provides a job training program, employment counseling, computer lab, business program for entrepreneurs, language assessment and ESL referrals.

Primary Telephone: 
(902) 423-3607
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@misa.ns.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 423-3154
Street Address: 
7105 Chebucto Road, Suite 201
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3L 4W8

Women Working with Immigrant Women of New Brunswick

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development

Works to act as support for immigrant women in New Brunswick; to establish provincial and national communication networks which provide an opportunity to collectively express their concerns; to lobby provincial and federal governments on issues regarding their status; to act as a liaison between immigrant women and existing community agencies and resources; to initiate and coordinate programs which serve their needs; to promote public awareness of issues and to act as an advocate; to establish a resource centre.

Primary Telephone: 
506- 458-5708
Fax Number: 
506- 459-1756
Street Address: 
361 Queen St.
City: 
Fredericton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E3B 1B1

Nazareth House Inc.

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Immigrants
Youth
Homeless women
Low income women
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Counselling
Day services
Residence

Provides 3-6 months housing program, with the goal to orientate individuals about life skills, provide advocacy, and work with individuals to re-establish themselves in the community.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 532-0336
Fax Number: 
(416) 532-4801
Street Address: 
455 Palmerston Blvd.
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 2N9

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
Primary Telephone: 
416- 926-0744
Street Address: 
622 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N/A

Cliffcrest Community Centre

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Youth
Pregnant women
Homeless women
Low income women
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Sole-support parents
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development
Support group/peer support
Day services
Primary Telephone: 
416-267-6293
Fax Number: 
416-267-6932
Street Address: 
1 McCowan Rd
City: 
Scarborough
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1M 3L7
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