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Date updated: November 28, 2019

Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors

The Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors (PACAS) is a volunteer council of thirteen individuals from throughout the province. PACAS advises and informs the Provincial Government on issues, concerns, and requirements of older adults. The Council ensures that the Provincial Government considers the perspective of older adults when developing current and future policies for…

CARP – ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION FOR OLDER CANADIANS

CARP is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Formerly known as Canadian Association for Retired Persons, CARP has grown to over 300,000 members. CARP’s mission includes advocating for social change that will bring: Financial security Reasonable and timely access to health care Freedom from ageism CARP: Publishes Zoomer Magazine nine times a year Sponsors…

Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland & Labrador

Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland & Labrador – strives to record and preserve the historial background of rug hooking in our province. As of January 2018 there were 15 areas where branches /rug hooking groups of the Guild gather informally: Woody Point, Corner Brook, Lark Hr, Grand Falls- Windsor, Gander, Eastport, Springdale, Summerford, Lewisporte, Northern…

Grocery online Shopping at Dominion Stores in NL

Customers can now shop online at all Dominion  stores in NL.  These Loblaw’s Cos. Ltd.- owned stores are only located  on the island. Customers can browse online all food products, health and beauty aids, household supplies, ready made food, and flowers and select items for their “cart”.  In-store personal shoppers pick up the items with…

DoorWays: Labrador-Grenfell Health. Mental Health and Addictions Walk-In Counselling

DoorWays, a single session walk-in counselling service is offered at many locations in the Labrador Grenfell region. DoorWays offer single sessions on a first come, first served basis. Some of the topics that could be discussed with a counsellor include: depression, anxiety, bullying, coping, grief/loss, addictions, relationship issues and/or stress. No appointment or referral necessary…

Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network (NAWN)

The Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network strives to promote, enhance and encourage the health, social, educational,economic cultural, and political, well being of Aboriginal women within the Island portion of Newfoundland and Labrador. NAWN is now located at the People of the Dawn Friendship Center satellite office in Stephenville. This satellite office holds a Senior’s Socia  every…

Mental Health and Addictions Provincial Systems Navigator

Are you having finding the mental health and addiction system too difficult to navigate or connect with? It is often difficult to find Information on and contact to resources needed. The Mental Health and Addictions Provincial Systems Navigator helps improve the client’s mental health journey by increasing knowledge/awareness problem solving to figure out next steps; consider…

Public Library has an Events Calendar

Check with a Public Library near you. Your Local Public Library’s  events are available online through an Events Calendar. Books are not the only thing your library offers. Libraries are part of your communities. Click the link below to the NL Public Library home page, select Events Calendar, and click the library nearest you. Happy Learning!!

Violence Prevention Newfoundland & Labrador Organizations

Violence Prevention  NL Organizations: • Provincial voice around violence prevention, advocacy and early intervention to those most at risk of experiencing violence.  • Work throughout the province to change attitudes, behaviours and social norms associated with violence through awareness • Core partners in the Provincial Government’s Violence Prevention Initiative VPNL Organizations: Violence Prevention-Avalon East (was known…

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