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Map RecordAutomobile Protection Association

Map RecordAutomobile Protection AssociationToronto Downtown Central Consumer information and advocacy regarding automotive industry * free legal advice to members, nonmembers receive basic information * publishes Lemon Aid -- guide to new and used car recommendations, ... [More]

Map RecordB'nai Brith Canada, Toronto Office

Map RecordB'nai Brith Canada, Toronto OfficeNorth York West Jewish volunteer and advocacy organization * anti-racism activities * human rights advocacy * Anti-Hate Hotline * encourages communication between members of ethnic, social, economic and age groups * ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Civil Liberties Association

Map RecordCanadian Civil Liberties AssociationToronto Downtown North Promotes legal protection of civil rights and liberties, particularly with reference to freedom of expression, police powers, government intrusions * organizes court interventions * presents briefs to ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Treatment Action Council

Map RecordCanadian Treatment Action CouncilToronto Downtown Central National organization promoting access to treatment, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C * workshops and presentations on topics such as disclosure, dental care, drug acce ... [More]

Map RecordFamily Supports Institute Ontario

Map RecordFamily Supports Institute OntarioToronto Downtown West Information and referral on family resource programs * consultation to individual programs * assistance in starting programs * professional development and training * public education * network develo ... [More]

Map RecordGreen Communities Canada

Map RecordGreen Communities CanadaPeterborough Promotion of community health * supports local and regional groups, coalitions and networks (social, environmental, economic, and political) that are working on healthy city or healthy community initi ... [More]

Map RecordHalton Social Capital Committee

Map RecordHalton Social Capital CommitteeBurlington Committee of self-advocates and community professionals * collects, and presents, information collected directly from individuals with developmental disabilities living in Halton * offers "Welcome Spa ... [More]

Map RecordInfertility Network

Map RecordInfertility NetworkToronto Downtown East Website provides information and lists upcoming events regarding infertility, miscarriage, donor conception, adoption

Map, Oakville Chapters

Map, Oakville ChaptersOakville Activities include: Jack Talks * 50-minute mental health presentations delivered by two trained post-secondary aged speakers * speakers will share general mental health knowledge, tools on how to be t ... [More]

Map RecordKidney Cancer Canada

Map RecordKidney Cancer CanadaToronto Downtown Central Community of patients, caregivers and health professionals working to improve lives of Canadians affected by kidney cancer * advocates for access to new treatments * promotes research and offers suppo ... [More]

Map RecordOCASI

Map RecordOCASIToronto Downtown North Acts as a collective voice for member agencies serving immigrants in all matters * advisory and resource body for community service agencies, government and other stakeholders in regard to matters of ... [More]

Map RecordOmbudsman Ontario, Children and Youth Unit

Map RecordOmbudsman Ontario, Children and Youth UnitToronto Downtown Central COVID-19 -- office and phone lines are currently closed; complaints may be made using online complaint form on website, or via email to Children and Youth Unit will respond to ca ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy

Map RecordOntario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS StrategyToronto Downtown North COVID-19 -- food and harm reduction kits pick-up Mon 12:30 pm-4:30pm, back entrance of 282 Parliament St * call for remote support ---------------------------------------- Advocates for Indigenous Ca ... [More]

Map RecordOntario AIDS Network

Map RecordOntario AIDS NetworkToronto Downtown Central Coalition of HIV/AIDS service organizations and programs, promoting effective and accessible prevention, treatment, care and advocacy for people living with, or affected by, HIV and AIDS * knowledge e ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Association of Children's Aid Societies, YouthCAN

Map RecordOntario Association of Children's Aid Societies, YouthCANToronto Downtown Central Youth Communication, Advocacy and Networking advocates for youth in care of Ontario Children's Aid Societies * promotes youth input into policy, programs and activities * Youth Policy Advisory and Ad ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Association of Interval and Transition Houses

Map RecordOntario Association of Interval and Transition HousesToronto Downtown Central Provincial coalition of first stage emergency shelters for abused women and their children * membership also includes second stages housing programs and community-based women’s service organizations * ... [More]

Ontario Farmland Trust

 Ontario Farmland TrustGuelph Pursues three main activities: * direct land protection through conservation easements and land donations * policy development for improved farmland protection * research and education to advance land ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Hospital Association

Map RecordOntario Hospital AssociationToronto Downtown Central Association of Ontario health care organizations * maintains relations between Ontario's hospitals and other health care organizations * membership resources include access to education, leadership tr ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Human Rights Commission

Map RecordOntario Human Rights CommissionToronto Downtown Central Conducts public inquiries * may initiate applications or intervene in cases before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario * policy development, research and analysis * public education and training * re ... [More]

Map RecordPeel Halton Cooperative Housing Federation

Map RecordPeel Halton Cooperative Housing FederationMississauga Federation of nonprofit housing cooperatives * lobbying and representation * promotion of nonprofit cooperative housing * advice and training in cooperative housing management * assistance to new coop ... [More]

Map RecordRural Ontario Institute

Map RecordRural Ontario InstituteGuelph Offers rural leadership development and training, including Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) * initiates dialogue and supports collaboration on issues facing rural and northern Ontario ... [More]

Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, Guelph and Area Chapter

 Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, Guelph and Area ChapterGuelph Programs and resources to improve and empower the lives of people living with mental illnesses and their families * services for individuals and families * increases public awareness and understanding ... [More]

Map RecordStephen Lewis Foundation, Oakville, Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign

Map RecordStephen Lewis Foundation, Oakville, Grandmothers to Grandmothers CampaignHalton Region Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Currently meeting through Zoom ----------------------------------------------- Funds donated through Oomama, Grandmothers Helping Grandmothers, ... [More]

Map RecordStephen Lewis Foundation, Burlington, Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign

Map RecordStephen Lewis Foundation, Burlington, Grandmothers to Grandmothers CampaignBurlington Raise funds and offer educational opportunities that support the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign * funds donated go directly to the Stephen Lewis Foundation, a registered charity which issues ta ... [More]

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