Black Canadians

Black Canadians

The Olive Branch of Hope Breast Cancer Support Services

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

Provides support services and information to Caribbean and Afro-Canadian cancer patients and their families.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-256-3155
Email Address: 
olivebranch@theolivebranch.ca
Fax Number: 
416-256-4069
Street Address: 
3-153 Bridgeland Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6A 2Y6

Canadian Centre on Minority Affairs

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

The CCMA's mission is to develop and promote social development and public policy initiatives for the Caribbean Canadian community through research, human resources development, public education, advocacy and international cooperation.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-441-3249
Email Address: 
info@ccmacanada.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-441-2068
Street Address: 
400-1200 Eglinton Ave E
City: 
North York
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3C 1H9

Many voices: HIV/AIDS in the context of culture: report for the English-speaking Caribbean communities

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Jamie Baxter
Claudia Brabazon
Kirsten Gunter
Dennis Willms
Publisher: 
National AIDS Clearinghouse
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the principal themes and issues talked about by members of the English-speaking Caribbean communities living in Toronto who participaed in in-depth interviews and focus-group discussions about factors related to HIV infection.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.B39 1993

Many voices: HIV/AIDS in the context of culture: report for the communities from the Horn of Africa

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Jamie Baxter
Claudia Brabazon
Kirsten Gunter
Dennis Willms
Publisher: 
National AIDS Clearinghouse
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Attempts to illustrate the ways in which individual life experiences in the country of origin, combined with the challenges of recent emigration, can affect sexual health. Summarizes the principal themes and issues about factors related to risk of HIV infection, which emerged from in-depth interviews and focus group discussions with members of the communities from the Horn of Africa living in Toronto.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.B39 1993

Africans in Partnership Against AIDS

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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
Day services

Provides education in order to stop the spread of HIV-AIDS; gives support to people who are infected and affected by HIV-AIDS, and establishes linkages with other agencies.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-924-5256
Email Address: 
fanta@apaa.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-924-6575
Street Address: 
338-517 College St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 4A2

Jamaican Canadian Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development

Forms a membership and social services agency working to improve the quality of life for African Canadians, promote Black/Jamaican culture, fight racism, and work in partnership with others who share similar values and goals. Offers settlement services for new immigrants, a parenting program, youth and family counselling, a domestic violence and incest/child sexual abuse program, and various volunteer committees.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-746-5772
Email Address: 
info@jcassoc.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-746-7035
Street Address: 
995 Arrow Rd
City: 
North York
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M9M 2Z5
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