Online Resources - Organizations

April 5, 2016
The Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick (LDANB) is a bilingual, registered charitable organization whose mission is to promote the understanding of Learning Disabilities to lead...
Keywords: learning disabilities, New Brunswick, Organizations, Services
February 27, 2014
Livable4All advocates and provides information on the world social movement for Guaranteed Livable Income (also known as Basic Income or Guaranteed Annual Income). Livable4All began in 2003 as...
Keywords: antipoverty, Government Policy, British Columbia, Organizations
February 18, 2014
Pauktuutit is the national non-profit organization representing all Inuit women in Canada. Its mandate is to foster a greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, and to encourage their...
Keywords: abuse prevention, Inuit, inuit women, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
July 11, 2013
The Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) Advocates Network was set up to share experience in advocating with people who rely on EIA, to help each other and community members better understand EIA...
Keywords: Unemployment, Welfare, Manitoba, Organizations
March 6, 2013
Metro Vancouver's only Native youth program-providing organization, they work to empower Native youth through their 21 programs which include education & training, personal support, live-in...
Keywords: native youth, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
March 1, 2013
The mission of the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia (AHANS) is to promote and support access to decent and affordable housing throughout Nova Scotia. We have been advocating for...
Keywords: affordable housing, Housing, Campaigns and initiatives, Nova Scotia, Organizations
March 1, 2013
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness is a partnership of local service providers, non-profit organizations, all levels of government, business and the faith community located in Greater...
Keywords: Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
January 31, 2013
The Social Housing Coalition is a non-partisan, volunteer coalition spanning Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and reaching out to the rest of British Columbia. We are a grassroots coalition...
Keywords: Housing, Organizing, social housing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
July 18, 2012
Nova Scotia Family Law's website offers information relating to the law, processes, and services that make up family law in Nova Scotia. It can help you understand your family law issue and will...
Keywords: family law, legal aid, Nova Scotia, Organizations, Services
May 24, 2012
The Richmond Poverty Response Committee (RPRC) is a group of community volunteers representing the faith community, community organizations, local social services, and members of the public –...
Keywords: Organizing, Richmond, British Columbia, Organizations
February 28, 2012
Sources Community Resource Centres is a community-based non-profit agency dedicated to supporting the needs of children, youth and families, persons with disabilities, and seniors that reside...
Keywords: Delta, Langley, surrey, White Rock, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
February 28, 2012
OneinFive.ca, was created by the Dalhousie University Department of Psychiatry, seeks to create awareness of the prevalence of mental illness and provide information and resources for individuals and...
Keywords: anxiety, dementia, Mental Health, mental illness, suicide, Nova Scotia, Organizations
January 17, 2012
COSCO is the largest federation of seniors' organizations in the Province of British Columbia, representing seniors for over 50 years. COSCO directors and members collaborate with others in a common...
Keywords: elder advocacy, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Organizations
November 2, 2011
The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing and Homelessness Network (NLHHN) is a group of community-based service providers, municipal, provincial and federal departments and agencies, and representatives...
Keywords: Homelessness, homelessness in Newfoundland, Housing, service providers, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education
October 31, 2011
The mission of the Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia is to promote access to justice in British Columbia by providing and fostering quality pro bono legal services for people and non-profit...
Keywords: lawyers, legal, pro bono, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Organizations, Services
July 6, 2011
The FNSDS is a non-profit society that provides support services to the Band Social Development Workers of BC who administer Income Assistance On-reserve for BC First Nation Communities. They provide...
Keywords: income assistance on reserve, Indigenous, Welfare, welfare on reserve, Manuals and guides, Organizations
June 1, 2011
National Inuit Youth Council website gives youth and other visitors a chance to connect, open communications, raise awareness, hear what people think and feel and help each other. News, photos,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, inuit, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Organizations, Québec
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
Edmonton Coalition On Housing and Homelessness (ECOHH) was created in 1980 to address housing and homelessness issues in Edmonton. Many community organizations and individuals are active participants...
Keywords: Alberta, Homelessness, Housing, Organizations
June 1, 2011
HomeComing Community Choice Coalition promotes the rights of people with mental illness to live where they choose.
Keywords: Housing, Mental Health, supportive housing, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The Recession Relief Fund Coalition is a national organization representing more than 230 organizations across the country that are concerned about the recession’s impact on Canada's most vulnerable...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
The Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition (ISARC) is a provincial network of faith groups working together for greater social justice. ISARC was born out of the hope that together a coalition...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Welfare, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care works for more access to quality child care, for more affordable child care and to improve child care services in Ontario.
Keywords: child care, Children and Youth, Family, Women, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO) is involved in a range of housing assistance services in Ohio, including homeless prevention, emergency shelters, transitional housing and...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Ohio, Organizing, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
Street Health works to improve the health and well being of homeless and underhoused individuals in southeast Toronto by addressing the social determinants of health through programs, services,...
Keywords: Health, Homelessness, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness is comprised of people from a variety of government bodies, social service agencies, faith communities and policing departments as well as concerned private...
Keywords: Burnaby, Government Policy, Homelessness, British Columbia, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre is a centre in Belfast, Ireland that was set up to promote the interests and the benefits of the unemployed and other social and economically disadvantaged groups....
Keywords: Unemployment, Workers' Rights, Organizations, International
June 1, 2011
The Carnegie Community Action Project website has a blog with news and information on housing, homelessness, and actions in the Downtown Eastside.
Keywords: Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Legal Services Society (LSS) is the organization that provides legal aid in BC. Check out their website if you are looking for a lawyer, a legal aid office, legal advice and legal information.
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Research, British Columbia, General resources, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Meal Exchange empowers youth to take an active role in improving their local food system. A national registered charity since 1996, we provide youth volunteers with the knowledge, resources, and...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The Mission of OCASI is to achieve equality, access and full participation for immigrants and refugees in every aspect of Canadian life. As a council of autonomous community-based agencies which...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) website represents over 100 communities across Ontario in a network of food banks. Through the site, you will be able to find out more about the organization...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The 519 is the hub of community life in Toronto's diverse Church and Wellesley Village. For over 35 years, The 519 has been working with our neighbours and our lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer (...
Keywords: LGBTQ, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) is a non-partisan, charitable organization operating in BC since 1966. SPARC BC focuses on social justice issues and works together with...
Keywords: Disability, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, British Columbia, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The People’s Potato is a vegan soup kitchen run out of Concordia University. The project was initiated in 1999 in order to address student poverty.
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, soup kitchen, Organizations, Québec
May 30, 2011
The Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco (COH) initiates program and policy changes that result in the creation of exits from poverty. The COH unites homeless people and service providers with...
Keywords: Homelessness, Organizing, San Francisco, social justice, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly...
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The John Howard Society is an organization of provincial and territorial Societies comprised of and governed by people whose goal is to understand and respond to problems of crime and the criminal...
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Canadian Prison Law is a resource site of prison law cases and of statutes and legislation that involve prisoners and prisons.
Keywords: Legal Research, Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Collectif pour un Quebec sans pauvreté - bâtir un Québec sans pauvreté est une nouvelle campagne de mobilisation pour démontrer à l’Assemblée nationale notre volonté commune de faire du Québec une...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, Organizations, Québec