British Columbia

British Columbia

A community report on the health concerns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered communities

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Paul Perchal
Julia Brooke
Publisher: 
December 9 Coalition
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Demonstrates to decision-makers that the lesbian/gay/transgender community experiences significant barriers to adequate health care.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.D43 1995

A report on the health of British Columbians provincial health officer's annual report, 1995: feature report: women's health

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Assesses the health of the people of British Columbia, and places a special focus on the health of women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.R47 1995

Port Coquitlam Area Women's Centre Society

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

Offers programs and services addressing the needs of women in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody.

Primary Telephone: 
604-941-6311
Email Address: 
pcawc@telus.net
Fax Number: 
604-941-9275
Street Address: 
2420 Mary Hill Rd
City: 
Port Coquitlam
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V3C 3B1

BC Rural Women's Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Works to bring forward rural women's voices from around British Columbia to influence change with government and industry policy on issues relating to low-income and communication services. Provides a website and communication network to share information with rural women about ongoing advocacy for change based on rural women's recommendations for change.

Primary Telephone: 
250-542-7531
Email Address: 
bcruralwomen@yahoo.ca
Fax Number: 
250-545-6406
Street Address: 
PO Box 1242
City: 
Vernon
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1T 6N6

BC Coalition of Women's Centres

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Works to seek an end to the violence, poverty and other human rights abuses experienced by women in British Columbia, by supporting and promoting both independent and coordinated social change action among women's centres and other equity-seeking organizations. Web site provides a listing of women's centres for all communities in the province.

Email Address: 
bcwomen@telus.net

Public Health Association of British Columbia

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development

Promotes and protects the public's health by actively working to: advocate the development and implementation of healthful public policy facilitate the sharing of health and related information; encourage research into the broad issues that affect the public's health cooperate regionally, nationally and internationally with other organizations to promote the public's health; encourage governments to provide sufficient resources for disease prevention and the promotion and protection of the public's health; and, advance opportunities for professional development.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
victoria_barr@telus.net
Street Address: 
204-8623 Granville Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6P 5A1

Breast cancer and B.C. women: a report to the Minister of Health from the Minister's Advisory Council on Women's Health

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Minister's Advisory Council on Women's Health
Publisher: 
BC Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Presents action to address issues surrounding breast cancer, including prevention, screening and diagnostic services, treatment, information and support, and research, all from a women's health perspective.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.B74 1995
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Information for seniors: your guide to programs & benefits in British Columbia

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Provides a listing of phone numbers and other contact information for programs and benefits in British Columbia.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AGIN.I54
ISSN 11890177

Red Road HIV/AIDS Network Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development

Works to support the development and delivery of culturally appropriate, innovative, coordinated, accessible, inclusive and accountable HIV/AIDS programs and services for Aboriginal people.

Primary Telephone: 
604-913-3332
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@red-road.org
Fax Number: 
604-913-3352
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-913-3332
Street Address: 
804-100 Park Royal S
City: 
West Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V7T 1A2

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

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

Provides services to women who have been victimized through sexual violence, including a 24-hr crisis line, one to one counselling (guaranteed confidentiality), information and referrals, advocacy, accompaniment for medical, police and court procedures, Sexual Assault Survivors Support (SASS) group several times per year, volunteer training, public education to increase awareness, assistance for women with Criminal Victims Assistance Program (CVAP) applications.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 255-6344
Secondary Telephone: 
(604) 255-6228
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
wavaw@shaw.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1 877 392-7583
Street Address: 
Delamont RPO, PO Box 29084
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6J 5C2
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