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Chinese Caregiver Support Service

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Chinese
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Increases knowledge of care management, community resources and health issues/diseases relevant to caregiving. Enhances the coping skills of cargivers. Provides opportunities for ongoing social and emotional support.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-321-6333 ext 2608
Email Address: 
centre@yeehong.com
Fax Number: 
416-321-6313
Street Address: 
Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care 2311 McNiccoll Avenue
City: 
Scarborough
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1V 5L3

Economic Self Sufficiency Program

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Support group/peer support

Assists women leaving abusive relationships to become financially and emotionally independent of the abuser. Professionally facilitated.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-439-7111
Fax Number: 
416-439-6999
Street Address: 
Scarbourough Women's Centre
Addt'l Street Address: 
2100 Ellesmere Rd
City: 
Scarborough
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1H 3B7

The Women's Centre

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

Forms an organization committed to making a positive difference in the lives of women in transition, crisis or distress. Offers an array of services to empower and meet the needs of all women regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. Offers no cost peer counselling and support groups, workshops and courses, information on community resources, a resource library, in-house job posting board, and computer, fax and photocopying access.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
905-847-5520
Email Address: 
admin@haltonwomenscentre.org
Fax Number: 
905-847-7413
Street Address: 
210-1515 Rebecca St
City: 
Oakville
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L6L 5G8

Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Training
Community education/development

Forms a resource centre that seeks to enhance the capacity of service providers to implement effective health promotion programs for expectant and new parents (including both mom and dad), newborns and young children.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-408-2249
Email Address: 
beststart@healthnexus.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-408-2122
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-397-9567
Street Address: 
301-180 Dundas St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1Z8
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Family Care International

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Publisher

Forms an organization dedicated to improving women's sexual and reproductive health and rights in developing countries, with a special emphasis on making pregnancy and childbirth safer. Produces a wide range of resources including guidelines, training materials, and other information tools.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(212) 941-5300
Email Address: 
info@familycareintl.org
Fax Number: 
(212) 941-5563
Street Address: 
588 Broadway, Suite 503
City: 
New York
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10012

PATH

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development

Works to improve health, especially the health of women and children, and an emphasis is placed on improving the quality of reproductive health services and on preventing and reducing the impact of widespread communicable diseases. Identifies, develops, and applies appropriate and innovative solutions to public health problems.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
206-285-3500
Email Address: 
info@path.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
206-285-6619
Street Address: 
1455 NW Leary Way
City: 
Seattle
Province: 
Washington
Postal/ZIP Code: 
98107-5136

Key Centre for Women's Health in Society

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Training

Forms part of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences of the University of Melbourne and a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre on Women's Health (Asia and Pacific). Provides a training program that aims to expand the research, technical and policy capacities of professionals and students, through collaborative research and through the delivery of short courses and accredited degree training.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(61-3) 8344 7389
Email Address: 
enquiries-kcwhs@unimelb.edu.au
Fax Number: 
(61-3) 9347 9824
Street Address: 
The University of Melbourne
City: 
Victoria
Postal/ZIP Code: 
3010

Institut international de recherche et de formation des Nations Unies pour la promotion de la femme

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Slovakian
Services Provided: 
Research
Training

Works to promote gender equality and women's advancement worldwide through research, training and the collection and dissemination of information.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+1 (809) 685-2111
Email Address: 
comments@un-instraw.org
Fax Number: 
+1 (809) 685-2117
Street Address: 
César Nicolás Penson 102-A
City: 
Santo Domingo

National Minority AIDS Council

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Forms an organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of colour to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. Works to promote sound national HIV/AIDS, health and social policies that are responsive to the needs of the diverse communities of colour impacted by HIV/AIDS and to increase the participation of people of colour in policy-making bodies.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-483-6622
Email Address: 
info@nmac.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-483-1135
Street Address: 
1931 13th St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009

Association canadienne de santé publique, Programme national sur l'alphabétisation et la santé

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Training
Advocacy
Formation
Groupe de pression
Expert-conseil

Works to promotes awareness among health professionals of the links between literacy and health. Provides resources to help health professionals serve clients with low literacy skills more effectively. Also provides consultation and advice on how to write documents in plain language, and will review and revise materials. // Encourage les professionnels de la santé partout au Canada à utiliser un style clair et simple dans l’information sur la santé et à s’exprimer clairement quand ils parlent. Travaille avec des organismes nationaux du domaine de l’alphabétisation pour développer ses rapports avec les apprenants.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613) 725-3769
Email Address: 
nlhp@cpha.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(613) 725-9826
Street Address: 
400-1565 Carling Avenue
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Z 8R1
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract
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