Community programs

Community programs

Why having a national home care program is a women's issue

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jean Ann Lowry
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Debates how the burden of home care, while becoming an incresing concern for governments, health care providers, family members and individuals who need such care, rests especially on women, who give and receive the vast majority of home care.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Hepatitis C in Canada: analysis of community- and national-level initiatives: environmental scan - October 1999 to February 2000

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Terri Buller-Taylor
Glen Moulton
C. James (Jim) Frankish
Treena Chomik
University of British Columbia, Institute of Health Promotion Research
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Community Acquired Infections Division, Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Determines the activities and initiatives being undertaken prior to the 1999/2000 inception of the Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program (HCPSRP), so that it can be used as a benchmark in the overall evaluation of the HCPSRP. Contains the results for data collection at two levels: (1) Community-level projects/initiatives, and (2) National-level organizations. Published in French under the title: L'hépatite C au Canada : analyse des initiatives communautaires et nationales : analyse de la conjoncture - octobre 1999 à février 2000 : résumé.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.B85 2000

Taking action: mobilizing communities to provide recreation for women on low incomes

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Wendy Frisby
Fearon Blair
Therese Dorer
Larena Hill
Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents guidelines emerging from The Kamloops Women’s Action Project designed to address health needs of women living below the poverty line by encouraging involvement in community recreation.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH POVR.F75 2001
ISBN 1894356217
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Report from Working Together: a national workshop for action on women and substance abuse

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the work done at Working Together: A National Workshop for Action on Women and Substance Use, held in Ottawa from February 22 to 24, 1994. Presents knowledge and information about issues and strategies related to women and substance use, misuse and abuse in Canada.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.R47 1994

Smoking and pregnancy: selected program profiles

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides profiles of nine community-based programs available across Canada dealing with tobacco use and tobacco exposure during the prenatal and postpartum periods.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662224760

YWCA of Greater Toronto

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Groups Served: 
All women
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Groupe de soutien / support par les pairs
Support group/peer support
Day services
Counseling
Housing
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-961-8100
Email Address: 
info@ywcatoronto.org
Fax Number: 
416-961-7739
Street Address: 
80 Woodlawn Ave E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4T 1C1
Country: 
Canada

Saltspring Community Services

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Éducation / développement communautaire
Day services
Clinical or health care services
Counseling
Housing

 
The VISION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to support an inclusive community in which everyone lives in a healthy, caring and sustainable environment.
 
The MISSION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to plan for and provide quality services to support and strengthen individuals, families and communities.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-537-9971
Fax Number: 
250-537-9974
Street Address: 
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
City: 
Saltspring Island
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8K 2A6
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