Resource centres

Resource centres

Breast cancer resources

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers an annonated list of breast cancer resources. 

 

    

Tapping medical knowledge

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article questions how we access health information. How to demystify medical terminology and health information from doctors. Demonstrates how public libraries, academic and medical libraries and small resource centres can help. Gives tips on how to find your way around a library. 

Hope's Garden Eating Disorders Support & Resource Centre

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

Offers support services to help people with eating disorders and their family and friends. Also provides a resource centre.

Primary Telephone: 
519-434-7721
Email Address: 
info@hopesgarden.org
Street Address: 
210-379 Dundas
City: 
London
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N6B 1V5

Tungasuvvingat Inuit

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

Offers a community-based counselling and resource centre, a supportive environment that attempts to duplicate the community spirit and cultural surrounding of the Inuit homelands.

Primary Telephone: 
613-563-3546
Email Address: 
info@ontarioinuit.ca
Fax Number: 
613-230-8925
Street Address: 
118 Empress St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1R 7G2

Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society

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

Works to assist in the settlement and adjustment of immigrants and refugees in Canada. Provides services designed to increase the newcomer's participation in Canadian society by assisting the newcomer to overcome barriers, including such services as such as English as a Second Language, Home Tutoring, Job Coach Program, Settlement Program, etc.

Primary Telephone: 
(250) 361-9433
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
mail@vircs.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
(250) 361-1914
Street Address: 
Third floor 535 Yates St.
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 2Z6

Developing a consumer health information service: a practical guide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Susan Marray
Publisher: 
Toronto Public Library
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Consists of a "how-to" guide on developing and organizing a local consumer health information (CHI) service. Reviews service provision and elaborates general principles in establishing CHI. Enhances its relevance with use of mainly Canadian sources and examples. Designed for use by librarians; also of value to community groups and individuals interest in provision of CHI.

ISBN/ISSN: 
COMM.M87 1995
ISBN 0887730469

Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Training
Community education/development

Forms a resource centre that seeks to enhance the capacity of service providers to implement effective health promotion programs for expectant and new parents (including both mom and dad), newborns and young children.

Primary Telephone: 
416-408-2249
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
beststart@healthnexus.ca
Fax Number: 
416-408-2122
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-397-9567
Street Address: 
301-180 Dundas St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1Z8
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Breast Cancer Centre of Hope

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

Provides support and help to women with breast cancer including professional consultations with Nurse Educators, peer consultations with breast cancer survivors, links to other programs, a lending library, a newsletter and a prothesis bank.

Primary Telephone: 
204-788-8080
Email Address: 
hope@cancercare.mb.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-660-4866
Street Address: 
691 Wolseley Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 1C3

Winnipeg Infertility Resource Centre

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

Offers a lending library, information ,referrals and peer counselling for people experiencing infertility.

Primary Telephone: 
(204) 488-2673
Email Address: 
bevfriesen@mts.net
Street Address: 
215-161 Stafford Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3M 2W9

University of British Columbia Womyn’s Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Community education/development
Counselling
Information provision and referral

A space run by the Alma Mater Society of UBC where trans men and women, intersex and women-identified people can feel safe, empower each other, and organize against oppression and violence. Offers a wide variety of free resources such as a phone, pregnancy tests, pads, tampons, condoms, dental dams, and a space to hang out, study, eat, or nap. They sell Diva Cups on a sliding scale, and staff have weekly office hours.

Email Address: 
womyncentre@gmail.com
Street Address: 
6138 SUB Boulevard
Addt'l Street Address: 
Office: SUB 245H
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6T 1Z1
Country: 
Canada
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