Search Organizations (English): Child welfare

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Advocacy Centre  
http://advocacycentre.com/index.shtml

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.

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Child Find Manitoba  
http://www.childfind.mb.ca/app/en/
Works cooperatively with public agencies and non-profit organizations engaged in the area of child protection and advocacy. (See Details)
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada  
http://www.fncfcs.com/
Promotes the well-being of all First Nations children, youth, families and communities with a particular focus on the prevention of, and response to, child maltreatment. (See Details)
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre  
http://www.unicef-icdc.org/
Works to strengthen the capacity of UNICEF and its cooperating institutions to respond to the evolving needs of children and to develop a new global ethic for children. (See Details)
Canadian Council on Social Development  
http://www.ccsd.ca
Forms an organization that works to develop and promote sound and effective social programs. (See Details)
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care  
http://www.childcareontario.org/
Forms a public awareness organization, bringing the benefits of early childhood education and care to the attention of the public, and policy makers. Monitors provincial child care policy and legislation. Lobbies for changes and improvements. Develops policy alternatives for government consideration to improve the quality, accessibility and management of child care services. Develops books, manuals, fact sheets and news bulletins on child care policy and operations for use by child care programs, early childhood education training programs, parents and the general public. Conducts public information campaigns through written material, videos, public service announcements, public speaking and by working with the media. Conducts and commissions research. Provides a variety of services to assist community based child care programs. Participates in an array of advisory committees, task forces, community planning bodies and child care development associations. (See Details)