Outreach services

Outreach services

In our own words - woman abuse: a national crisis, a national responsibility

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Edition: 
Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles groups and organizations throughout Ontario who are working to eliminate woman abuse, reduce workplace and environmental health hazards and improve the health of women. 

 



St. Stephen's Community House

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

Community-based social service agency that serves neighbourhoods in downtown West Toronto. Offers services to children, youth, adults, seniors, immigrants, refugees and others. Advocates to improve the quality of life of members of their community.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 925-2103
Fax Number: 
(416) 925-2271
Street Address: 
91 Bellevue Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 2N8

Measuring the difference: guide to planning and evaluating health information outreach

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Catherine M. Burrows
Fred B. Wood
Publisher: 
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Seattle, WA

Describes ideas for planning and evaluating health information outreach programs including community assessment, developing goals, planning, evaluation, data gathering and analysis, and reporting results.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.B87 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

BC Eating Disorder Association school outreach program training manual

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Kristy Dellebuur
Publisher: 
British Columbia Eating Disorder Association
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Provides training for future school outreach speakers. Discusses signs and symptoms of eating disorders, contributing factors, body image and self-esteem, dieting and nutrition, and finding support.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WEIP.D45 1998

The Huntington Society of Canada

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research

The Huntington Society of Canada is a national network of volunteers and professionals united in the fight against HD since 1973.
 
The Huntington Society of Canada aspires to a world free from Huntington disease. The Society maximizes the quality of life of people living with HD by:
 

  • Delivering services;
  • Enabling others to understand the disease and;
  • Furthering research to slow and to prevent Huntington disease
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(519) 749-7063
Email Address: 
info@huntingtonsociety.ca
Fax Number: 
(519)749-8965
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-998-7398
Street Address: 
151 Frederick St
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 400
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2H 2M2
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updated current address and contact info

Tanarach - Rural Outreach Worker

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Groups Served: 
All women
Youth
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Residence

Works to ensure that rural isolated women and children receive service.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613- 332-1878
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 611
City: 
Bancroft
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K0L 1C0

Tamitik Status of Women Association

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Groups Served: 
All women
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counseling

Provides programs and services focused on intervention and prevention of violence and poverty issues in the community. Responsible for following programs : Outreach Worker/ Supportive Counsellor, Transition House - Dunmore Place, Discovering Healthy Relationships Counsellor, Stopping the Violence Counsellor, Anti-Poverty Programs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-632-8787
Fax Number: 
250 632-2022
Street Address: 
350-370 City Centre
City: 
Kitimat
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8C 1T6

Interlake Regional Health Authority

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

The Interlake Regional Health Authority is responsible for the operation and administration of facility and community based health programs and services at a regional level within the Interlake region of Manitoba. The Interlake RHA is responsible within the context of broad provincial policy direction, for assessing and prioritizing those services and programs based on evidence based needs and developing and managing an integrated approach to health care delivery.
The Regional Health Authorities Act legislation came into force on April 1, 1997. It sets out the conditions under which the RHA's are incorporated, as well as defining duties and responsibilities of the Regional Health Authorities, for ensuring effective health planning and delivery.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 467-4742
Email Address: 
info@irha.mb.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(204) 467-4750
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-488-2299
Street Address: 
589 3rd Avenue South
City: 
Stonewall
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R0C 2Z0
Internal Notes : 
Empty record, updated record, added correct contact info,and link

Cornerbrook Status of Women Council

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Counselling
Policy development
Support group/peer support
Counseling
Housing

In our more than 20 years of operation, The Corner Brook Status of Women Council has been engaging in activities to realize its Mandate. We participate in agency, activism and provide direct service for women. We have been operating since 1975, and incorporated since 1985. We are governed by a volunteer board consisting of 15 members, four of whom are the executive: Chairperson, Co-Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary. We hold monthly meetings participate in subcommittees to ensure efficient and reliable operation of the Women's Centre.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
709-639-8522
Email Address: 
info@cbwomenscentre.com
Fax Number: 
709-639-1093
Street Address: 
2 Carmen Ave
Addt'l Street Address: 
PO Box 373
City: 
Corner brook
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A2H 6E3

Muscular Dystrophy Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Muscular Dystrophy Canada is a not-for-profit organization committed to finding a cure for neuromuscular disorders through well funded research.  Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s dedicated volunteers and staff across the country raise funds to enhance the lives of those affected by over 150 different kinds of neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources. 
 
From coast to coast, Muscular Dystrophy Canada delivers a variety of programs within 5 key areas of service: Education; Information; Advocacy; Support; and Equipment.   To learn more about our services, click here or contact your regional office.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-488-2699
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-488-0107
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-567-2873
Street Address: 
900-2345 Yonge St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4P 2E5
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