Parenting

Parenting

YWCA Teen Mothers Program (Toronto)

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

Provides the opportunity to make new friends, discover creative parenting, talk about your interests and concerns, plan your future, have a break from your child and learn to access services in your community. Professionally facilitated.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 266-1232 ext 30
Fax Number: 
(416) 266-4504
Street Address: 
3090 Kingston Road Suite 101
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1M 1P2

Alcohol and parenting: the effects of maternal heavy drinking

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
R.O. Pihl
Pierre McDuff
Wendy Strickler
Jean-Marc Assaad
Étienne Dubreuil
Richard Tremblay
Publisher: 
Human Resources Development Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the effects of alcohol abuse by mothers on the development of their children. Discusses policy implications.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Assistance parents

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français

Presents a national, bilingual telephone and Internet service offering confidential support, information and referrals to parents of children aged 0 to 19 years. Provides access to counselling in areas such as child welfare, child and adolescent development, child psychology, and other challenges faced by parents.

Tollfree Phone Number: 
(888) 603-9100

Nurturing assistance: support for parents with disabilities

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Mary Ocampo
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Describes the goals of the Nurturing Assistance program, which is a consumer-directed service providing physical assitance to parents with disabilities who have young children.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

"We did it together": low-income mothers working toward a healthier community

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathryn Green
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Analyzes the determinants of health as they contribute to poverty of low-income mothers and their children. Makes recommendations to create more effective health promotion programs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968969216
PWHCE POVR.G74 2001
Project #26
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Mothers as earners, mothers as carers: responsibility for children, social policy and the tax system

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English
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Online
Author: 
Christa Freiler
Felicite Stairs
Brigitte Kitchen
Judy Cerny
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines and recommends how taxation can be used as an instrument of social policy to further women's equality, reduce their economic vulnerability and support mothers as earners and carers.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662655206
POVR.F74 2001
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Les mères en tant que soutiens économiques et dispensatrices de soins.</p>

Lesbian mothering

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Andrea O'Reilly
Publisher: 
Association for Research on Mothering
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at personal experiences in creating a lesbian family.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.O74 1999
ISSN 14880989
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Spring 2001: This collection answers questions of lesbians who are, or may become, mothers. Subjects include nonbiological mothering, child custody law and child support. Several book reviews included.

Yukon Family Services

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

Provides counselling services for family, individuals, children and couples in the Yukon Territory.

Primary Telephone: 
867-667-2970
Secondary Telephone: 
867-667-2962
Fax Number: 
867-633-3557
Street Address: 
4071-4th Ave
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
YlA 1H3

Telling it like it is: realities of parenting in poverty

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Kathryn L. Green
Participants of "We Did It Together: Low Income Mother's Working Toward a Healthier Community
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Brings together 15 low-income mothers of preschool-aged children describing their challenges and the changes they would like to see in their community.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE POVR.G74 2001
Notes: 
Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This book came out of a project, funded by the Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence, which brought together fifteen low-income mothers in Saskatoon of preschool-aged children, who had taken part in programs like collective kitchens and parenting groups. It documents the barriers faced by low-income mothers and challenges the negative stereotypes too often associated with "welfare mothers."

Two moms better than one?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Karen X. Tulchinsky
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses lesbian parenting, artificial insemination, finding the right donor, and the difficulties of defining roles.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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