Online Resources

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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
April 21, 2009
Clicklaw is a website aimed at enhancing access to justice in British Columbia. It features legal information and education, but it is not a site of laws. Instead, Clicklaw features legal information...
Keywords: abuse, court, family law, family violence, legal problems, wills, British Columbia, Gateways
April 17, 2009
The Welcome Home guide provides a brief overview of the services and supports available in the community that may make the transition to a new home a little easier including how to apply for...
Keywords: Manuals and guides, Ontario
March 25, 2009
A project by Raising The Roof, this website offers practical tools, resources and information sharing for frontline staff, managers and volunteers working to address the problem of homelessness in...
Keywords: advocacy, agencies, campaigns, frontline workers, Homelessness, Housing, initiatives, resources, service providers, Tenants' Rights, Directories, Gateways, All of Canada, 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
February 25, 2009
MOSAIC is a multilingual non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues that affect immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement and integration into Canadian society. They...
Keywords: child protection, criminal justice, family law, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Info (PLEI), multilingual, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Manuals and guides
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
October 14, 2008
CLEO offers many text and audio guides on a variety of legal topics. These guides are available in several languages, including Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin and Simplified Chinese), Somali, Spanish,...
Keywords: Arabic, chinese, CLEO, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, legal help, legal info, Legal Research, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Workers' Rights, General resources, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Multimedia
October 5, 2008
CITIZENShift is the National Film Board of Canada’s participatory Web platform exploring that explores issues such as poverty through films, photography, articles, blogs and podcasts. This social...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
October 5, 2008
National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and...
Keywords: Seniors and Elders, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
September 28, 2008
BCPIAC had a factsheet for advocates dealing with alleged welfare overpayments from the BC Ministry of Housing and Social Development.
Keywords: advocacy, Welfare, welfare overpayment, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs
September 27, 2008
Families want to contribute to the financial well-being of their children, but most cannot afford to comfortably support them for life. Medical coverage is extremely important for people who require...
Keywords: trust, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
July 13, 2008
Legal Help for British Columbians is a resource for non-legal professionals in BC who have clients with legal problems and little money to deal with them. It can help you in guiding someone in taking...
Keywords: charged with a crime, child support, complaint about police, consumer rights, disability benefits, human rights, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, pardon, record suspension, rural bc, rural bc, self-help, separation, suing someone, welfare, wills, British Columbia, General resources, Manuals and guides
July 3, 2008
Initiative on Legal Empowerment of the Poor is a international program which aims to make legal protection and economic opportunity not the privilege of the few but the right of all. The website has...
Keywords: development, Legal Research, Poverty Research, un, united nations, General resources, Reports and documents, International
June 9, 2008
Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) is a non-profit organization, established in 1989 by and for families committed to future planning and securing a good life for their relative with a...
Keywords: caregivers advocacy, estates, RDSP, wills, British Columbia, General resources, Programs and courses, All of Canada
July 24, 2004
The Nunavut Court of Justice site includes links to Nunavut Acts and Regulations.
Keywords: Government information, Nunavut