Family support

Family support

Long distance delivery

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Dianne Lai
Holly Rupert
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the unfortunate effects of regionalization on women's health. Indicates how regionalization shapes the birth experiences of women in many areas of Canada. Introduces The Project on Out-of-Town Birth research project.  A survey of health professionals reviewed. 

Our stillbirth

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Irene Mock
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the story of a family's experience with stillbirth. Describes their loss, grief and acceptance. A list of some things you can do when a newborn passes that may help to move through the loss. 

There was an old woman ...

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Debra Pilon
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the housing needs of seniors, who are predominantly women, and illustrates some new and traditional housing options designed specifically for seniors.  Introduces the term Granny Flat. 

NEEDERS TO LEADERS: CARS for Women and Children in Rural, Remote, Northern and Aboriginal Communities

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Rural Voices
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
January 2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg MB

This report is on the CARS for Women and Children in Rural, Remote, Northern and Aboriginal Communities (RRNA) project designed to increase the participation of mothers in the development and delivery of local services in RRNA communities across Canada. The project model involved training women, primarily young mothers, from two communities in every province and territory to use a pre-tested community development process called CARS (Communities Achieving Responsive Services).

How you can help: a toolkit for families: a resource for families supporting children, youth and adults with a mental or substan

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides information and resources to assist families in caring for a family member with a mental illness.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre - Anderson Neighbourhood Site

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Maintains a resource centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant preventive and supportive programs and services for Aboriginal families.

Primary Telephone: 
204-925-0349
Fax Number: 
204-925-0306
Street Address: 
318 Anderson Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R2W 1E5

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre - Elice Neighbourhood Site

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Maintains a resource centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant preventive and supportive programs and services for Aboriginal families.

Primary Telephone: 
204-925-0348
Fax Number: 
204-925-0308
Street Address: 
743 Ellice Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T3G 0B5

Mental illness in the family (Somali)

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Somali
Translated Title: 
Qoyska iyo xanuunnada maskaxda
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Mental Health Association
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the imporant issues for people who have a family member with a mental illness, including causes, treatment, crisis situations, income concerns, and more, in Somali.

Family Support Group

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

Provides education and support for the relatives of those with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. Professionally facilitated.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 480-4215
Email Address: 
juliette.wood@sw.on.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 480-5889
Street Address: 
c/o Community Psychiatric Services for the Elderly Sunnybrook Health Science Centre 2075 Bayview Ave, Rm F307
City: 
North York
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4N 3M5

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre - McGregor Neighbourhood Site

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Maintains a resource centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant preventive and supportive programs and services for Aboriginal families.

Primary Telephone: 
204-925-0348
Fax Number: 
204-825-0308
Street Address: 
97 McGregor Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R2W 4V5
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