Advocacy

Advocacy

National Abortion Federation

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

Forms a professional association of abortion providers in the United States and Canada that believes that women should be trusted to make private medical decisions in consultation with their health care providers. Offers quality training and services to abortion providers and unbiased information and referral services to women.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-667-5881
Email Address: 
naf@prochoice.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-667-5890
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-772-9100
Street Address: 
600-1755 Massachusetts Ave, NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

International Confederation of Midwives

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

Forms an organization that unites 85 national midwives’ associations from over 75 countries, both representing and bringing together the midwives of the world. Works to develop the role of the midwife as a practitioner in her own right by advancing the provision of maternity care and thereby improving the standard of care provided to mothers, babies and the family throughout the countries of the world. Supports and advises associations of midwives in liaison with their governments, and represents midwifery to international bodies and agencies in meetings, consultations and in direct relationships with the heads or governing bodies of such organisations.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+ 31 70 3060520
Email Address: 
info@internationalmidwives.org
Fax Number: 
+ 31 70 3555651
Street Address: 
Eisenhowerlaan 138
City: 
The Hague
Postal/ZIP Code: 
2517 KN

Survivor Project

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

Works to address the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action. Provides presentations, workshops, consultation, materials, information and referrals to anti-violence organizations and universities across the United States, as well as gathered information about issues faced by intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
503-288-3191
Email Address: 
info@survivorproject.org

McLaren Housing Society of British Columbia

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Provides safe, affordable housing to men, women and families who live with HIV/AIDS, are in financial need and yet are able to live independently.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-669-4090
Email Address: 
info@mclarenhousing.com
Fax Number: 
604-669-4092
Street Address: 
200-649 Helmcken St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 5R1

Positive Living North

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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
Support group/peer support

Forms a community-based organization providing education, prevention and HIV/AIDS support services in the Prince George region. Web site offers information on services, access to educational and research material, and a calendar of special events.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-562-1172
Email Address: 
info@positivelivingnorth.ca
Fax Number: 
250-562-3317
Street Address: 
1-1563 2nd Ave
City: 
Prince George
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V2L 3B8

AIDS Vancouver Island

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

Provides comprehensive, accessible and effective education, prevention, care, treatment and support services to residents of Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-384-2366
Email Address: 
info@avi.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
250-380-9411
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-665-2437
Street Address: 
1601 Blanshard St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 2J5

British Columbia Federation of Labour

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

Represents 470,000 members of affiliated unions in more than 1,100 locals, working in every aspect of the BC economy.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-430-1421
Email Address: 
bcfed@bcfed.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-430-5917
Street Address: 
200-5118 Joyce St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5R 4H1

StreetLight Support Services

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

Provides alternatives for individuals involved in sex trade work.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-534-2759
Email Address: 
info@streetlightsupportservices.com
Fax Number: 
416-534-4952
Street Address: 
674 Markham St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 2L9

Sex Professionals of Canada

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

Forms an organization of sex trade workers who lobby for decriminalization. Provides information on legal issues, as well as bad date information and counselling.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-364-5603
Email Address: 
vscott@spoc.ca
Website/URL: 

Maggie's, The Prostitutes Community Service Project

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

Provides a resource and drop in centre for sex trade workers. Also provides education and support to assist sex workers in their efforts to live and work with safety and dignity.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-964-0150
Street Address: 
2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
298 Gerrard St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 2G7
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