Search Organizations (English): Children

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Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre

Our mission is to improve the health - considered as the state of physical, mental and social balance - of children, teenagers and mothers of Quebec in association with our health care, university and research partners.

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Centre of Excellence for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs
Works to ensure that advanced knowledge about children and adolescents with special needs living in rural, remote and northern locations is disseminated effectively to those who need it most. // Travaille en sorte que les connaissances de pointe sur les enfants et les adolescents ayant des besoins spéciaux et vivant dans des communautés rurales, nordiques et éloignées, soient partagées efficacement avec les personnes qui en le plus besoin. (See Details)
Boundary Women’s Coalition Shelter
Services Offered

-24 Hr. crisis access to shelter for women and their children via staff and volunteer -Outreach (in home) after leaving shelter -Teen women special cases -Accompaniment to difficult appointments -Child care worker provides support to children (one-to-one support / counselling, family groups, etc.)

Lurana Shelter

Lurana Shelter is a first-stage emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence. It provides safe shelter in a confidential location, immediate crisis intervention, food, clothing, transportation and child support.

At Lurana Shelter, our main objective is to facilitate empowerment of the women and children we serve. We seek to empower by encouraging information based decision-making; by increasing awareness of the cycle of violence and the effects of abuse; by working to reduce the problematic symptoms experienced by child witnesses; by strengthening the relationship between the child and the non-abusive parent; by encouraging positive behaviour patterns and attitudes in the children; and by helping mothers attain the tools that will enable her to build a safe, nurturing environment for her children.

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Save the Children

Forms an international relief and development organization concerned with children's welfare.

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National Research Center for Women and Families
Promotes the health and safety of women, children, and families, by using objective, research-based information to encourage new, more effective programs and policies. Gathers and analyzes information and translates that information into clearly presented facts and policy implications that are made widely available to the public, the media, and policy makers. (See Details)
Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System
Works to help families entwined in the criminal, family, or civil legal systems. (See Details)
Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
Works to create province-wide awareness of preventative measures to reduce the incidence of handicapping conditions in children. (See Details)
Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO

The Centre has identified three areas where it believes it can have the greatest positive impact on the child and youth mental health care system:  Evidence-based knowledge and practice; Capacity in training, research and evaluation; Collaboration among stakeholders to make child and youth mental health matter across Ontario.

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