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Midwives Association of British Columbia  
http://www.bcmidwives.com/
Presents information for parents on the benefits of choosing a midwife for pregnancy and birth, how to locate a midwife in BC, the history and work of midwives in BC, as well as the routes to becoming a midwife. (See Details)
Community Health Program - Okanagan Similkameen Health Region
Vernon & District Women's Centre
Women's Addiction Foundation  
http://www.womenfdn.org/
Supports the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness of women whose lives have been affected by their misuse of, or dependency on alcohol or other drugs. Promotes education, fosters prevention, provides treatment, and conducts research. Web site lists and describes programs offered. (See Details)
Institute of Health Promotion Research  
http://www.ihpr.ubc.ca
Examines social, behavioural, and environmental health determinants and factors that predispose, enable, and reinforce individual and collective actions in relation to these determinants. (See Details)
British Columbia Seniors’ Healthy Living Secretariat   
http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/seniors/

Has a broad stewardship role for implementation of the British Columbia Seniors' Healthy Living Framework across government and with other important partners. Builds upon successful programs that support older people, makes sure information on these programs is easy to find and understand and forges innovative partnerships with others who play an important role in the lives of older people – such as local government, business and community organizations.

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Co-operative Housing Federation of BC  
http://www.chf.bc.ca

A co-operative association made up of member housing co-ops and related organizations, in British Columbia.

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Atira Women’s Resource Society  
http://www.atira.bc.ca/index.htm

Vancouver organization committed to the work of ending violence against women through providing direct service, as well as working to increase awareness of and education around the scope and impact on our communities of men's violence against women and children.

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Portland Hotel Society  
http://www.sharedlearnings.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Dir.dspOrg&orgsid=9844e7c3-3123-406b-b3d2-1af9642d4502

Housing project in Vancouver for homeless women and men. Promotes, develops and maintains supportive affordable housing for adult individuals who are hard to house and at risk of homelessness due to their physical and/or mental health, behaviour, substance dependencies, and forensic history

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National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health  
http://www.nccah-ccnsa.ca

Established in 2005 by the Government of Canada, and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada, the NCCAH is one of six centres in the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health program, each focusing on a different aspect of public health. Together, the centres help improve response to chronic disease and injury, infectious diseases, environmental health and health disparities. 

The NCCAH’s key program areas are the social determinants of Aboriginal health addressing underlying causes of illness and disease, and child and youth health. 

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