Outreach services

Outreach services

In our own words - woman abuse: a national crisis, a national responsibility

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Edition: 
Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles groups and organizations throughout Ontario who are working to eliminate woman abuse, reduce workplace and environmental health hazards and improve the health of women. 

 



St. Stephen's Community House

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Chinese
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Community-based social service agency that serves neighbourhoods in downtown West Toronto. Offers services to children, youth, adults, seniors, immigrants, refugees and others. Advocates to improve the quality of life of members of their community.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 925-2103
Fax Number: 
(416) 925-2271
Street Address: 
91 Bellevue Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 2N8

Measuring the difference: guide to planning and evaluating health information outreach

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Catherine M. Burrows
Fred B. Wood
Publisher: 
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Seattle, WA

Describes ideas for planning and evaluating health information outreach programs including community assessment, developing goals, planning, evaluation, data gathering and analysis, and reporting results.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.B87 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

BC Eating Disorder Association school outreach program training manual

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Kristy Dellebuur
Publisher: 
British Columbia Eating Disorder Association
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Provides training for future school outreach speakers. Discusses signs and symptoms of eating disorders, contributing factors, body image and self-esteem, dieting and nutrition, and finding support.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WEIP.D45 1998

The Huntington Society of Canada

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research

The Huntington Society of Canada is a national network of volunteers and professionals united in the fight against HD since 1973.
 
The Huntington Society of Canada aspires to a world free from Huntington disease. The Society maximizes the quality of life of people living with HD by:
 

  • Delivering services;
  • Enabling others to understand the disease and;
  • Furthering research to slow and to prevent Huntington disease
Primary Telephone: 
(519) 749-7063
Email Address: 
info@huntingtonsociety.ca
Fax Number: 
(519)749-8965
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-998-7398
Street Address: 
151 Frederick St
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 400
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2H 2M2
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updated current address and contact info

Tanarach - Rural Outreach Worker

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Groups Served: 
All women
Youth
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Residence

Works to ensure that rural isolated women and children receive service.

Primary Telephone: 
613- 332-1878
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 611
City: 
Bancroft
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K0L 1C0

Muscular Dystrophy Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Muscular Dystrophy Canada is a not-for-profit organization committed to finding a cure for neuromuscular disorders through well funded research.  Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s dedicated volunteers and staff across the country raise funds to enhance the lives of those affected by over 150 different kinds of neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources. 
 
From coast to coast, Muscular Dystrophy Canada delivers a variety of programs within 5 key areas of service: Education; Information; Advocacy; Support; and Equipment.   To learn more about our services, click here or contact your regional office.

Primary Telephone: 
416-488-2699
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-488-0107
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-567-2873
Street Address: 
900-2345 Yonge St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4P 2E5

Support for Adult Victims of Sexual Assault

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

The Pavilion offers services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to women in crisis or in need of support and assistance. Our aim is to support individuals in taking control of issues affecting their lives. We do this by offering a variety of services to meet the needs of our community as well as preventing violence against women and children through education. We seek to assist women in making links necessary to direct their lives through a respectful, nonjudgmental process of empowerment.

Primary Telephone: 
The Pavilion
Secondary Telephone: 
1-705-672-2128 CA
TTY/TDD: 
1-705-672-3234
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-871-9090 US
Street Address: 
PO Box 37
City: 
Haileybury
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P0J 1K0
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North Cariboo Métis Association

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Rural women
Families
Youth
Older women (50+)
Women with disabilities
Low income women
Women and mental health
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Women with addictions
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Counseling
Housing

Our clients are parents mom's and dad's who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential Tenancy issues, Welfare, Disability, poverty, Residential School issues, some clients need referral to the Mental Health, probations, assist clients with paperwork, in addition, accompany clients to appointments with the Ministry as an advocate or a support person.

Primary Telephone: 
250-992-9722
Email Address: 
aspawal@hotmail.com
Fax Number: 
250-992-9721
Street Address: 
7-345 StLaurent Ave
City: 
Quesnel
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V2J 4K6

Lakehead Social Planning Council

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

The LSPC strengthens Thunder Bay by providing collaborative community responses to social issues, research and access to human service information.

Primary Telephone: 
807-624-1720
Secondary Telephone: 
211
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@lspc.ca
TTY/TDD: 
1-888-622-4651
Fax Number: 
807.625.9427
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-586-5638
Street Address: 
125 Syndicate Ave S
City: 
Thunder Bay
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P7E 6H8
Internal Notes : 
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