Online Resources - Organizations

April 20, 2010
PCAP is a direct action anti-poverty group made up of poor people and their allies. We believe in the power of people to organize themselves. PCAP mounts social justice campaigns against regressive...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
April 19, 2010
KAIROS is a faith-based non-denominational social justice organization. KAIROS believes that poverty in Canada is neither inevitable nor acceptable.
Keywords: faith-based, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
March 25, 2010
LEAF - the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund - is a national charitable organization that works toward ensuring the law guarantees substantive equality for all women in Canada.
Keywords: Legal Research, Women, women's equality, women's legal education, women's rights, Organizations, All of Canada
March 25, 2010
The goal of the Advisory Council is to help advance women’s equality. They are an arms-length organization governed by the Status of Women Advisory Council Act. The Advisory Council was created in...
Keywords: Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
March 17, 2010
Reach is a lawyer referral organization that helps people with all disabilities including people who are deaf, hard of hearing, people with physical disabilities, mental health issues, developmental...
Keywords: AIDS, chronic pain, deaf, Disability, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, legal help, Legal Research, pro bono, Ontario, Organizations, Services
March 8, 2010
The Doorway assists young people exiting the street culture in becoming self-sufficient and engaged members of society while also engaging members of the community as partners in this transition.
Keywords: Alberta, street youth, Organizations
March 2, 2010
The Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario (ACLCO) is the representative body of Ontario's community legal aid clinics. The Association's objectives are to: Improve the legal welfare of...
Keywords: community legal clinics, Legal Aid, legal clinics, Legal Research, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
February 26, 2010
This web site is created by the Ontario Project for Inter-Clinic Community Organizing (OPICCO). It offers information and resources to help legal clinics, community agencies, activists and low-income...
Keywords: community development, law reform, legal information, Legal Research, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Organizations
February 18, 2010
Support Worker Central is an online database designed to match individuals, families and agencies with support workers in their communities.
Keywords: family support, people with disabilities, support workers, British Columbia, Directories, Organizations
February 4, 2010
Inland Refugee Society (IRS) is a non-profit, non-governmental agency dedicated specifically to assisting families and individuals seeking refugee protection in Canada.
Keywords: emergency housing, food bank, refugee claimant services, British Columbia, Organizations
December 2, 2009
The ESPC is an independent, non-profit social research organization. Their work is primarily focused on increasing public awareness and promoting positive policy change on issues related to low-...
Keywords: Alberta, equitable social policy, Poverty Research, social planning, social research, Organizations
November 17, 2009
The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating, supplying and strengthening food banks and food bank networks throughout the world. They do this by supporting...
Keywords: food banks, Foodbanks and Food, global, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, International
November 17, 2009
Food Banks Canada is the national organization that represents the food bank community across Canada. (Formerly the Canadian Association of Food Banks (CAFB)).
Keywords: food banks, Foodbanks and Food, Organizations, All of Canada
November 16, 2009
Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness Society is a volunteer led organization that works to mobilize the Comox Valley community to eliminate homelessness over the next few years. They run the CARE-A-...
Keywords: addictions, at-risk, Health, health, Homelessness, homelessness, Mental Health, mental health, British Columbia, Organizations
October 20, 2009
The Justice Education Society has programs and resources aimed at making the justice system more accessible. There are resources, online learning tools, self-help tools and other hands-on educational...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, legal education, legal education, Legal Research, self help tools, British Columbia, Organizations, Programs and courses
October 19, 2009
Hope for the Homeless is a blog by the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, an organization that works to address the needs of homeless men, women and children in the community and serves...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Organizations, United States
October 19, 2009
The Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition works with the diverse communities of Ontario to strengthen their social, environmental, & economic well-being.
Keywords: environment, Health, sustainable community, Ontario, Organizations
July 31, 2009
Founded in 1985, the Council of Canadians is a registered non-profit organization that does not accept money from corporations or governments. Through our campaigns we advocate for clean water, fair...
Keywords: Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
June 19, 2009
YouthCO is a youth-driven organization that works within the HIV and HepC movement through peer education, support, and shared leadership. The organization works in youth communities most affected...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Health, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, peer education, peer support, youth-driven, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
March 23, 2009
The mission of the Canadian Council on Social Development is to develop and promote progressive social policies inspired by social justice, equality and the empowerment of individuals and communities...
Keywords: Organizing, Poverty Research, social policy, Organizations, All of Canada
November 24, 2008
Stepping Stone is a user-directed non-profit organization based in Halifax that provides supportive programs and services to former and current sex workers that contribute to their health, safety,...
Keywords: Women, Workers' Rights, Nova Scotia, Organizations