Health promotion

Health promotion

Canadian Cancer Society, Newfoundland and Labrador Division

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Delivers support programs to cancer patients and information about cancer prevention in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(709) 753-6520
Email Address: 
ccsnf@thezone.net
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(709) 753-9314
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1 888 753-6520

Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Provides cancer information, support services, and assistance in finding relevant resources in the community.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 488-5400
Email Address: 
info@cis.cancer.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(416) 488-2872
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1 800 268-8874
Street Address: 
1639 Yonge Street
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4T 2W6

Healing our Spirit BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Society

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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

Aims to prevent and reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS in both urban and rural Aboriginal communities in British Columbia through educational workshops and resources. Offers care and support services to Aboriginal peoples infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-879-8884
Email Address: 
info@healingourspirit.org
Fax Number: 
604-879-9926
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-745-8884
Street Address: 
100-2425 Quebec St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5T 4L6

Canadian Centre on Minority Affairs

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

The CCMA's mission is to develop and promote social development and public policy initiatives for the Caribbean Canadian community through research, human resources development, public education, advocacy and international cooperation.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-441-3249
Email Address: 
info@ccmacanada.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-441-2068
Street Address: 
400-1200 Eglinton Ave E
City: 
North York
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3C 1H9

Sheway Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Offers practical support, health care, and counselling for high-risk pregnant women (up to 18 months after the birth) who have drug or alcohol issues and are involved in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Aims to support healthy pregnancies and positive early parenting experiences.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-216-1699
Email Address: 
sheway.sheway@vch.ca
Fax Number: 
604-216-1698
Street Address: 
533 E Hastings St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6A 1P9

Pacific Association of First Nations Women

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling

Assists Aboriginal women and their families with health, education, and social services issues. Serves as the host agency for a variety of programs providing support and direct client services to Aboriginal individuals and their families.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-873-1833
Email Address: 
pafnw@telus.net
Fax Number: 
604-872-1845
Street Address: 
204-96 East Broadway
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5T 4N9

Osteoporosis Canada - Montreal Chapter

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

Works to educate, empower, and assist people living in Quebec in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Maintains a toll-free telephone line and offers an osteoporosis risk factor identification service. Publishes educational pamphlets, a fitness video, a prevention kit, and a newsletter.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-212-5549
Email Address: 
montreal@osteoporosis.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
(French) 1-800-977-1778 (in Canada only)
Street Address: 
274 Antoine Forestier
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Quebec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H7M 6B9

National Aboriginal Diabetes Association

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

Forms an organization that supports individuals, families and communities to access resources for diabetes prevention, education and research. Creates partnerships with organizations committed to the prevention and management of diabetes. Promotes community wellness as a strategy to prevent diabetes.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-927-1220
Email Address: 
diabetes@nada.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-927-1222
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-232-6232
Street Address: 
174 Hargrave St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3N2

National Aboriginal Health Organization

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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

Works to influence and advance the health and well being of Aboriginal Peoples. Web site includes sections for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis, research updates, details of upcoming conferences, an on-line newsletter, and access to a searchable database of their bibliographic and Web based resources, programs, and services.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-237-9462
Email Address: 
naho@naho.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-237-1810
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-602-4445
Street Address: 
1200-220 Laurier Ave W
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5Z9

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

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

Forms a coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-567-1817
Email Address: 
info@caan.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-567-4652
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-285-2226
Street Address: 
602-251 Bank St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 1X3
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