Search Organizations (English): Newfoundland and Labrador

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Multicultural Women's Organization of Newfoundland & Labrador  
http://mwonl.info/

Works to identify the needs of multicultural women and provide social support in terms of cultural, social, political, economic and educational areas at the provincial level, and to be an advocate on issues dealing with immigrant and visible minority women. Provides speaker series and forums addressing issues and concerns of immigrant and visible minority women. Also produces a newsletter.

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St. John's Status of Women Council & Women's Centre  
http://www.sjswc.ca/

Forms an organization that promotes the social, economic and personal equality of women in Newfoundland and Labrador. Dedicated to the empowerment of all women while working within a feminist framework.

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St. John's Native Friendship Centre Association  
http://www.friendshipcentre.nf.net/
Assists Aboriginal people living in and visiting the St. John's area in obtaining access to Health Care, Social, Legal, and Education services, and to facilities which are not available in their own communities. Provides transportation, aids in securing accommodations, arranges training programs, organizes volunteer visits to those confined to hospitals and other institutions, and secures the provision of translators and interpreters. (See Details)
Nuluaq Project  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/nuluaq/default.asp?lang=E
Works to improve the coordination of abuse prevention services and resources in Inuit communities. Conducts research, provides a national Inuit database for abuse prevention and women's shelters and shares information with the public. (See Details)
Newfoundland and Labrador Advisory Council on the Status of Women  
http://www.pacsw.com/
Provides advice to government on issues of women's social and economic equality. Works in the areas of advocacy, lobby and education on issues that affect women’s social/ economic equality and inclusion. (See Details)
Association of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador  
http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~pherbert/
Provides professional information for midwives, and promotes the recognition of the role of midwives. (See Details)
Elizabeth Fry Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.