Community programs

Community programs

It takes a community: a resource manual for community-based prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a resource manual for community-based prevention of FAS/E and to help guide those who want to make their community a caring and supportive place for individuals and families already living with this condition.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.H43 1997
ISBN 0662259440

A manual for integrating gender into reproductive health and HIV programs: from committment to action

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Caro
Jane Schueller
Maryce Ramsey
Wendy Voet
Publisher: 
Population Reference Bureau for the Interagency Gender Working Group
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Defines key terms and concepts in gender-based analysis. Outlines guiding principles to be incorporated in gender-integrated programs.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.C37 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Services for people with disabilities: a Yukon guide book

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Yukon Council on Disability
Pam Evans
Publisher: 
Yukon Council on Disability
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YT

Provides contact and services offered information for organizations and service providers offering some program or service specific to people with disabilities. Lists information under following broad categories: Children's services; Education; Employment services; Health services; Housing; Recreation; Service organizations; Suppliers (equipment, etc.); Support organizations; Transportation services; and, Youth services.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.S47 2003
ISBN 1553621778

Rexdale Women's Centre

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

Provides culturally and linguistically sensitive settlement counselling services for women and immigrant women and their dependents. Increases or enhances women's and immigrant womens' skills and knowledge about issues related to their settlement and integration into the community. Provides an opportunity for women and immigrant women to meet in order to alleviate their sense of isolation.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 745-0062
Fax Number: 
(416) 745-3995
Street Address: 
8 Taber Rd, 2nd Flr
City: 
Rexdale
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M9W 3A4

South Asian Women's Group (SAWG)

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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

Helps womens from Asian backgrounds by breaking social isolation and assisting then to integrate into Canadian society/culture. Provides access to programs and services and to assist in dealing with issues of common concern.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 537-2276
Street Address: 
1344 Bloor Street West
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6H 1P2

Women's Circle

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

Discusses empowerment, cultural and traditional issues, roles and rights of Aboriginal women and responsibilities of Aboriginal women.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-963-9963
Fax Number: 
416-963-9573
Street Address: 
c/o Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto
Addt'l Street Address: 
191 Gerrard St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 2E5

Women's Group (South Asians and Chinese)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Hindi
Urdu
Slovakian
Services Provided: 
Training
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Gives support and friendship. Assist members to gain confidence.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 465-6021
Fax Number: 
(416) 465-4785
Street Address: 
c/o Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre 1326 Gerrard St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4L 1Z1

Women and community safety: a resource book on planning for safer communities

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Terri Dame
Ali Grant
Publisher: 
Cowichan Valley Safer Futures Program
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Duncan, BC

Explores the process of developing an initiative using the Safety Audit as a tool for local governemtns and women's groups working together for change. Also includes exercises, tips, and strategies for success, as well as as references.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973067101
VIOL.D36 2002

Community Social Planning Council of Toronto

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

Forms an organization committed to independent social planning at the local and city-wide levels in order to improve the quality of life for all people in Toronto, and to diversity, social and economic justice, and active citizen participation in all aspects of community life.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 351-0095
Fax Number: 
(416) 351-0107
Street Address: 
2 Carlton Street, Suite 1001
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1J3

Rural women and substance use: issues and implications for programming

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the life circumstances of rural women and issues related to rural living and women's problematic use of alcohol, tobacco, medications, and illegal drugs. Examines related programs for these women and suggests solutions for overcoming barriers to programming in rural settings. Provides a list of resource materials and contacts for health and social services providers.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662810449
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