Social services

Social services

The reality gap: closing the gap between women's needs and available programs and services

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Sherri Torjman
Publisher: 
Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the "reality gap" -- the distance between women's real-life needs and the social welfare programs and services that currently exist to meet those needs. Describes some of the major reasons for the reality gap, discusses the three major types of gap, provides examples, and concludes with recommendations for addressing these problems.

ISBN/ISSN: 
POVR.T67 1988

Women's poverty, women's health: the role of access to justice

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Joan M. Gilmour
Dianne L. Martin
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Addresses the role of access to justice in responding to women's increased poverty and reduced health resulting from government restructuring. Considers the interrelationship of social assistance and justice, examining selected services accessed by poor women, the changes effected as part of government restructuring in recent years, their impact on women's health, and the potential in legal responses.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH POVR.G55 2001
Notes: 
Appendices and Table of Contents must be downloaded seperately.

Challenging heterosexism: towards non-heterosexist policy and regulation in health and social security agencies

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English
Translated Title: 
L’hétérosexisme remis en question: vers des politiques et une réglementation non hétérosexistes dans le domaine de la santé et au sein des institutions de sécurité sociale
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Summarizes research findings. Examines heterosexism and its impact on lesbians in rural Newfoundland.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GLBT.B45 2000

Single mothers: surviving below the poverty line. Assessing the impact of social policy reform on women's health (Prince Edward

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
The Cooper Institute
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Assesses the impact of social policy changes on the health of single mothers on Social Assistance, many with significant health problems directly related to deprivation and stress. Includes recommendations identified by study participants to improve their lives and health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH POVR.C66 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Public-private relations in health and social services reform: what are the consequences for women? Overview of research, policy

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jocelyne Bernier
Marlène Dallaire
Publisher: 
Centre of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Provides an overview of the situation in Quebec that focuses on the changes that have occurred in the health and social services network since the early 1990s.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CESAF HERF.B47 1999

Women and the equality deficit: the impact of restructuring Canada's social programs

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English
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Online
Author: 
Shelagh Day
Gwen Brodsky
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines whether Bill C-76 complies with Canada's commitments to women's equality as expressed in domestic and international human rights instruments.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662267672
POVR.D39 1998
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Les femmes et le déficit en matière d'égalité.</p>

Who will be responsible for providing care? The impact of the shift to ambulatory care and of social economy policies on Quebec

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English
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Online
Author: 
Nancy Guberman
Francine Saillant
Nicole Thivierge
Marielle Tremblay
Denyse Côté
Éric Gagnon
Claude Gilbert
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents and analyzes the impact on women of the shift toward ambulatory care and the social economy measures currently being implemented throughout Quebec.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HERF.A63 1998
ISBN 0662635086
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references. Text in English and French on inverted pages. Title on added t.p. : Qui donnera les soins?</p>

Head & Hands

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Groups Served: 
Youth
Homeless women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Groupe de soutien / support par les pairs
Services d'information et de références
Support group/peer support
Day services
Services de jour
Clinical or health care services
Services de soins de santé ou soins cliniques
Expert-conseil

À deux mains inc. se veut un agent de changement dans la société et est voué de travailler auprès des jeunes pour les aider à devenir autonomes et de promouvoir leur bien-être tant physique que médical. Par l'éducation, l'intervention, l'orientation et le placement, et en collaboration avec d'autres organismes, les jeunes de diverses origins ont accès à nos services médicaux, sociaux et juridiques et peuvent prendre part à des projets récréatifs. // Head & Hands Inc. is committed

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-481-0277
Email Address: 
info@headandhands.ca
Fax Number: 
514-481-2336
Street Address: 
5833 Sherbrooke O
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H4A 1X4
Internal Notes : 
<p>multiple languages found - // in abstract</p>

Including Black women in health and social policy development: winning over addictions: empowering Black mothers with addictions

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Wanda Thomas Bernard
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Explores the impact of addiction on the lives of Black mothers involved with child welfare agencies and examines systemic barriers to successful intervention.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH ADDI.B47 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

RBJ Health Management Associates - Kitchener Office

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
519-571-9870
Street Address: 
460 Frederick St
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2H 2P5
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