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Ottawa, Ontario, Serving: Ottawa
Offers services to 75 000 residents, especially low-income families and individuals, immigrants and refugees, children and youth, disabled persons and seniors. Programs offered include clothing cupboards, homework clubs, assistance with housing or transportation, and counselling.
Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Serving: Swift Current and southwest Saskatchewan
Provides a safe shelter for women and children leaving an abusive relationship. We also offer advocacy and counselling services, support groups for abused women, referrals, and transportation, in addition to outreach and public education programs.
Toronto, Ontario, Serving: Toronto
Provides community reintegration services to Aboriginal ex-offenders.
Toronto, Ontario, Serving: South-west Toronto
St. Christopher House has, as its central purpose, the enabling of less-advantaged individuals, families and groups in the
community to gain greater control over their lives and within their
Vancouver, British Columbia, Serving: Vancouver
Provides support for people who face the multiple challenges of poverty, crime, chronic mental and other illnesses, IV drug use, illiteracy, homelessness, and the sex trade. A large proportion of our work focuses on bridging the gaps for people who are without the support of friends and family.
Saint John, New Brunswick, Serving: Saint John
A coalition of business community members, professionals and community members that works with community partners to implement changes that will address the root causes of poverty.
St. John's, Newfoundland, Serving: St. John's
Supports the quality of life and sense of community of aboriginal people in an urban environment by providing programs and services in an atmosphere of trust, respect, and friendship.
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Serving: Halifax and New Minas
Promotes the growth and development of offenders and others in transition. This is accomplished through the provision of programs and services that positively impact on their transition from prison life and criminal behaviour to becoming integrated members of society. These include several residences for men, women, and children, in-reach services for lifers and long-term offenders, and outreach services for female youth in the areas of employment and education.
Toronto, Ontario, Serving: Toronto
The Inner City Health Research Unit was established in 1998 to improve the health of inner city populations through a program of applied, clinical, and health services research. Particular emphasis is placed on addressing the needs of disadvantaged groups within a broad determinants of health framework. The Research Unit's goals are to create, exchange, and disseminate knowledge and research findings about health issues affecting inner city populations, to engage a wide variety of disciplines, organizations, and communities to address these issues, and to develop an academic environment that supports scholarship in the area of inner city health. Specific areas of research interest include: homelessness, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and access to ambulatory care. The Research Unit is the cofounder and sponsor of International Society of Urban Health
Montreal, Québec (Province), Serving: Montreal
Seeks to provide a supportive environment and responsive volunteers for people with a variety of needs. We try to create a warm, friendly, non-judgmental atmosphere at the Mission, offering information that people need, referring them to appropriate services when necessary, and intervening on their behalf with landlords, police, welfare and any systems where they are having difficulty.