Child welfare

Child welfare

Child benefits: a small step forward

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
National Council of Welfare
Publisher: 
Minister of Supply and Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes what is known about the proposed new system of child benefits, what lies ahead to put the new system into effect, and issues of concern to members of the National Council of Welfare.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662256972
POVR.C45 1997

Justice issues: custody and access

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides general information on child custody and access issues. Includes reviews of current legal decisions and advice on applying for custody under specific circumstances.

Canadian Council on Social Development

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Publisher

Forms an organization that works to develop and promote sound and effective social programs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-236-8977
Email Address: 
council@ccsd.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-236-2750
Street Address: 
309 Cooper St, 5th Fl
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 0G5

Advocacy Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Homeless women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Counseling
Housing

The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. We also provide specialized victim assistance to victims of relationship violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

The Advocacy Centre provides advocacy to individuals as well as workshops and presentations on legal issues. It has long been a voice in the community speaking to issues of poverty and discrimination. Our work and the materials we produce focus on topics such as welfare, tenancy, women’s safety and poverty survival. Our advocacy services are free of charge. There are sliding scale fees for training and presentations.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-352-5777
Email Address: 
advocacycentre@nelsoncares.ca
Fax Number: 
250-352-5723
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-352-5777
Street Address: 
51 Vernon St
City: 
Nelson
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1L 4E9
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