Asian Canadians

Asian Canadians

Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Gujarati
Hindi
Tamil
Urdu
Bengali
Pendjabi
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works toward preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS in South Asian communities, principally in the greater Toronto area. Offers programs in preventive education, advocacy, resource development, volunteer development, and support for people living with HIV and AIDS. Offers resources and services in Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali and Gujarati.

Primary Telephone: 
416-599-2727
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@asaap.ca
Fax Number: 
416-599-6011
Street Address: 
126-20 Carlton St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 2H5

Racial minorities, medicine and health

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
B. Singh Bolaria
Rosemary Bolaria
Publisher: 
Fernwood Publishing
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines racial and socio-economic dimensions of health and illness. Also looks at the health related issues for immigrant populations. Studies the health status and health care of Aboriginal peoples.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.B65 1994
ISBN 1895686415
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Tamil)

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Resource Language: 
Tamil
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jacqueline L. Scott
Laura Simich
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Covers a range of topics, in Tamil, explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0888684029

Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Urdu)

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Resource Language: 
Urdu
Media Type: 
Online
Papier
Author: 
Jacqueline L. Scott
Laura Simich
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Covers a range of topics, in Urdu, explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.S36 2001
ISBN 0888684029

Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Chinese)

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Resource Language: 
Chinese
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jacqueline L. Scott
Laura Simich
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Covers a range of topics, in Chinese, explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.S36 2001
ISBN 0888684029

Federation of Chinese American and Chinese Canadian Medical Societies

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

Forms an online organization dedicated to promoting the health status of the Chinese communities in North America, to the advancement of medical knowledge and education with emphasis on aspects related to the Chinese, to enhancing communication and relationship among members of the Federation, and to promoting the scientific association of medical societies of health professionals of Chinese descent in North America.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
contact@fcmsdocs.org

Asian Pacific American Network

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

Forms a broad-based coalition of community-based organizations that acts as a catalyst to develop and promote the application of computer information technologies relevant to the needs and perspectives of Asian and Pacific Islanders Americans. Seeks to enhance the service-delivery capacity of community-based non-profit organizations using technology. Provides opportunities for education and training, and by offering technology assistance, affordable computer and Internet services, and community resources to help implement various technology solutions.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
ebihara@apanet.org
Street Address: 
231 East Third St, Suite G104
City: 
Los Angeles
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
90013

Reflections: towards an understanding of emotional abuse

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Education Wife Assault
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses emotional abuse as well as various intervention strategies to use while working with abusers and victims. Includes brief information about women's experience of abuse in the Chinese community.

Family Caregivers Network

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

Culturally integrates (English and Chinese) large group activities designed for members of the Network for sharing, learning and mutual support. Professionally facilitated.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 469-5211 ext 260
Fax Number: 
(416) 469-2947
Street Address: 
Woodgreen Community Centre 1098 Queen St East
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4M 1K5

Chinese Caregiver Support Service

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Chinese
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Increases knowledge of care management, community resources and health issues/diseases relevant to caregiving. Enhances the coping skills of cargivers. Provides opportunities for ongoing social and emotional support.

Primary Telephone: 
416-321-6333 ext 2608
Email Address: 
centre@yeehong.com
Fax Number: 
416-321-6313
Street Address: 
Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care 2311 McNiccoll Avenue
City: 
Scarborough
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1V 5L3
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