Health promotion

Health promotion

Northwestern Ontario Women's Health Information Network

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Mission is to enable women to take responsibility for their health and to actively participate in their health; to generate and maintain ongoing information network among women in Northwestern Ontario; to provide opportunities to share health experiences, resources and information; to promote awareness of health issues; to foster positive attitudes of self-worth in women; to promote effective use of health resources; to assist women in facilitating sharing of health information in their communities; to develop and design workshop kits and resource materials.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
N/A
Street Address: 
#17, 4A South Court St.
City: 
Thunder Bay
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P7B 2W4

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development

Works to further the study, prevention and reduction of disability and death from heart disease and stroke through research, education and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-569-4361
Fax Number: 
613-569-3278
Street Address: 
1402-222 Queen St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5V9

Aid for New Mothers Inc.

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Groups Served: 
Families
Pregnant women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Counselling
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 535-2368 (hotline)
Street Address: 
PO Box 84, Stn M
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6S 4T2

Corinne Boyer Fund for Ovarian Cancer

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Support group/peer support

Established in 1996 by Patrick Boyer in memory of his wife Corinne Boyer who succumbed to the disease in 1995. The fund embraces a two-fold mission: raising awareness about cancer of the ovary and increasing financial and educational resources to medical and personal efforts to prevent and successfully treat ovarian cancer.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416- 971-9800
Email Address: 
CBF@cancercare.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416- 971-6888
Street Address: 
620 University Avenue
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 2L7

Women's Health Clinic

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Policy development
Publisher
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Forms a feminist, community-based health centre offering a range of services to women from teen to elders. Offers health and wellness services which are women-centred, non-judgemental and fully confidential, advocacy and research on issues of concern to women's health, and health education to community and professional groups.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-947-1517
Secondary Telephone: 
207-947-2422
Fax Number: 
204-943-3844
TTY/TDD: 
204-956-0385
Street Address: 
3rd Fl 419 Graham Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0M3

Peel Women's Health Network

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral

Offers support, knowledge and resources to empower women so that they can assume responsibility for their well being.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(905) 890-5438
Email Address: 
logan@stn.net
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
365 Tailfeather Crescent
City: 
Mississauga
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L4Z 2Z6

British Columbia Fibromyalgia Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

Provides support to people with fibromyalgia and their families. Helps to encourage early diagnosis and effective treatment and educate physicians, paramedical professionals, family members and the community at large regarding fibromyalgia and its treatment. Promotes research aimed at improving treatment and ultimately finding a cure.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-878-7707
Email Address: 
info@mefm.bc.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-353-6322
Street Address: 
Box 462
Addt'l Street Address: 
916 West Broadway Ave
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5Z 1K7

Peterborough AIDS Resource Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Forms an organization that addresses the needs of people living with HIV or AIDS and those directly affected, serving City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, and Peterborough counties in Ontario.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
705-749-9110
Email Address: 
getinformed@parn.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
705-749-6310
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-361-2895
Street Address: 
302-159 King St
City: 
Peterborough
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K9J 2R8

Four Villages Community Health Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

The centre's goal is to foster a healthy community.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-604 3361
Fax Number: 
416-604 3367
Street Address: 
1700 Bloor St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6P 4C3

The Toronto Hospital Women's Health Program

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Counselling
Policy development
Clinical or health care services

Provides research, education and policy development for women's health.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 340-4185
Email Address: 
dstewart@torhosp.toronto.on.ca
Street Address: 
200 Elizabeth St., EN-1-222
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 2C4
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