Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education

Programs that use any of a wide variety of materials to educate the public about issues that relate to a particular field or topic.

 

Services

Offers virtual education workshops for youth on a variety of science and technology related topics.

Visit website for a list of current workshop offerings.

Online website for Skills Ontario, a non-profit agency that aims to champion and stimulate the development of world-class technological and employability skills in Ontario youth.

A non-profit agency that aims to champion and stimulate the development of world-class technological and employability skills in Ontario youth.

Provides a “kids-to-adults” approach to safety, from child amputees to drivers, developed to promote safe driving and to prevent serious injury due to traffic accidents.  Offers defensive driving tips and DRIVESAFE windshield stickers.  As an ongoing reminder, the DRIVESAFE message is featured in

Provides a “kids-to-kids” approach to child safety, through awareness of potential dangers in their play environment.  This program is delivered by members of the Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program, also known as Safety Ambassadors.  Includes presentations to schools and community groups, hosting disp

War Amps Scarborough Location.  Office responsible for the Key Tag Service in Ontario. 

War Amps National Headquarters.  Main office responsible for the administrative functions of the organization. 

An organization who provides advocacy, peer support, self-help and practical assistance to child, adult, and war amputees.  

Programs, services, education and on-going support for individuals with dementia, as well as, support for family members and caregivers. Information, education and consultation services to community organizations and local health care agencies is also provided.

Adult Basic Education Association of Hamilton Office.  Central referral agency for adult education and upgrading.  Aims to improve the quality of life for the Hamilton community through the promotion and support of lifelong learning.  Offers free information and referrals to community programs.

Central referral agency for adult education and upgrading.  Aims to improve the quality of life for the Hamilton community through the promotion and support of lifelong learning.  Offers free information and referrals to community programs.

AIDS Network Hamilton Location.  Provides education and support for individuals and communities regarding HIV/AIDS and related issues.  

Aims to create and enhance a community-based response to AIDS/HIV while being culturally relevant to all African, Caribbean, and Black individuals.  Offers culturally-specific training workshops on AIDS/HIV and social determinants of health.  Services include:

Provides education and support for individuals and communities regarding HIV/AIDS and related issues.  Serves communities in the Hamilton, Halton, Haldminand, Norfolk and Brant regions. 

Offers free, confidential emergency service for women distressed by pregnancy.

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Hamilton office of Birthright International. Offers a range of free pregnancy supports for people in Hamilton.

Non-profit agency offering free pregnancy supports throughout North America.

Provides substance use and mental health services for teenagers, young adults, and their families or caregivers.  On-site treatment and family support is offered at various secondary schools within the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Bo

Provides substance use and mental health services for teenagers, young adults, and their families.  Visit website for list of other service locations.  

Provides community-based mental health, substance use and addiction treatment services designed to support youth and their families.  

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Easter Seals is a registered charity that fundraises and hosts events to support its work. It offers programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities across Ontario to help them achieve greater independence, accessibility and integration.

A national voluntary health organization, together with Provincial Partners, dedicated to supporting Canadians living with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, by investing in research, so ALS will be a treatable, not terminal disease.

Offers consultation in person and over the phone to people wishing to better understand child and teen grief and to help loved ones through the grieving process.

Location of the Light House Program for Grieving Children.

A registered charity that offers a community of open-ended, continuous peer support groups for children and teens and their parents/caregivers who have experienced a death in their immediate family.

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