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Literacy Partners of Manitoba

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

Forms a network of individuals and groups involved and interested in adult and family literacy in Manitoba. Promotes adult and family literacy and supports the literacy field through the provision of resources, including the endeavours to build the literacy network, raising public awareness regarding literacy issues, training literacy practitioners, and providing information and resources to existing and emerging literacy programs across the province.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 947-5757
Email Address: 
literacy@mts.net
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(204) 944-9918
Street Address: 
998-167 Lombard Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 0V3

Ipas

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

Works globally to improve women's lives through a focus on reproductive health. Concentrates on preventing unsafe abortion, improving treatment of its complications, and reducing its consequences. Strives to empower women by increasing access to services that enhance their reproductive and sexual health.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
919-967-7052
Email Address: 
ipas@ipas.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
919-929-0258
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-334-8446
Street Address: 
200-300 Market St
City: 
Chapel Hill
Province: 
North Carolina
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27516

Iskwéwak Waniskawak

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

Aims to help Aboriginal people, in particular women, their families and youth, access meaningful employment by providing services promoting labour market skills, career counselling and career planning, working with employers to identify work opportunities, working with employers and employee client to ensure successful work placements, and providing access to education opportunities.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-791-6500
Email Address: 
snac@sk.sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
306-522-8116
Street Address: 
2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
2115 Broad St
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 1Y6

Pacific Post Partum Support Society (PPPSS)

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

Provides support to women and families experiencing depression or anxiety related to the birth or adoption of a baby. Provides training and information for professionals, as well as community education on postpartum depression.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-255-7999
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-255-7588
Street Address: 
104-1416 Commercial Dr
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5L 3X9

Women in Trades and Technology National Network

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Groups Served: 
Women in certain occupations
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Services d'information et de références
Éducation / développement communautaire
Formation
Groupe de pression

WITT National Network (WITT NN) is an education and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting and assisting in the recruitment, training and retention of women in trades, technology, operations and blue collar work (TTO/BCW) across Canada.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
519-453-2105
Secondary Telephone: 
1-800-896-9488
Email Address: 
info@wittnn.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
519-453-2087
Street Address: 
10 Douglas Court
Addt'l Street Address: 
Unit 2
City: 
London
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N5W 4A7

River Heights Family Life Education Centre

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

The River Heights Family Life Education Centre uses an education/prevention programming designed for families (and the relationships within them) to acquire the tools and skills to enrich their lives by working more effectively together and giving them happier, more nourishing and fulfilling relationships.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 453-1271
Street Address: 
925 Jessie Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3M 0Z9

The Women's CED Network

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

The Women's CED Network is a local program to build women's awareness, skills and interest in Community-based Economic Development and improve women's economic well-being.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 857-1061
Email Address: 
par.wee@ns.sympatico.ca (Attn: Doreen Parsons)
Fax Number: 
(902) 857-1001
Street Address: 
c/o Women for Economic Equality Society, PO Box 38
City: 
Hubbards
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B0J 1T0

The Manitoba Association for Childbirth and Family Education (MACFE)

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Groups Served: 
Families
Pregnant women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

The Manitoba Association for Childbirth and Family Education (MACFE) is a non-profit, volunteer organization, founded by concerned parents. It is dedicated to helping families before, during and after the birth of a child. MACFE follows the ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association) philosophy of "Freedom of choice through knowledge of alternatives." MACFE stresses options in childbirth, informed choice and supports women's rights to choose their caregiver.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 475-1865
Secondary Telephone: 
(204) 475-5194
Street Address: 
L-155 1485 Portage Avenue, P.O. Box 33023
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 0X0

Yukon College, Public Health and Safety Department

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development

Offers a coordinated approach to health education and safety training.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
867-668-8800
Email Address: 
info@yukoncollege.yk.ca
Fax Number: 
867-668-8890
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 2799
Addt'l Street Address: 
500 College Dr
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 5K4

Catholic Family Services of the Battlefords Inc.

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

Arises out of Catholic beliefs, values and traditions. Enables families to make life-giving choices which promote esteem, trus and courage to love despite limitations and loss. Offers counsellors, family life educators, and advocates on women's health topics, including body image/weight preoccupation, domestic violence, post-partum depression and anger management.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(306) 445-0434
Fax Number: 
(306) 445-0304
Street Address: 
1272 101 Street
City: 
North Battleford
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S9A 2Y3
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