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Vancouver Society and Culture

411 Seniors Centre

A social and recreational drop in center for seniors. Gives events, job postings, news, leisure programs, and special projects.

BC Aboriginal ChildCare Society

Research, community outreach, education, and advocacy organization committed to ensuring access to high quality development services for aboriginal children.

Canada-Japan Society of British Columbia

Aims to encourage and enhance opportunities for friendship and understanding among people of Canada and Japan.

Face the World Foundation

Charitable organization that holds fund raising events to support organizations in Vancouver.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Aims to represent built heritage in Vancouver through advocacy and education. Site presents membership information, newsletters, and events of interest.

Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers

Crime fighting organization empowers citizens to help address crimes through the anonymous sending of information concerning criminal activity.


Multilingual non-profit organization created to address issues involving immigrants and refugees.

Native Education College

Nonprofit society that provides education as well as business, health, community, and outreach programs to aboriginal people in Vancouver and the surrounding communities.


Working to provide communications and technical services, information and education to the greater activist community.

Trans Alliance Society

Nonprofit organization providing support, education, outreach, and advocacy for transgenders.

University Women's Club

Organization affiliated with the Canadian Federation of University Women. Promotes women's rights and opportunities in the areas of learning, leading, and living.

Urban Native Youth Association

Native youth program providing organization. Provides education, training, personal support, sports, recreation, and live-in programs to youth in the Metro Vancouver area.

Vancouver Historical Society

Organization founded to help preserve and promote the history of Vancouver. Encourages historical research and publication and also promotes the designation and preservation of historic sites.

Vancouver Italian Cultural Centre

Provides information on upcoming events, classes, and banquets and meetings. With a photo gallery.

Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue

No-kill organization providing care, fostering and adoption. Includes list of available pets, gallery, and volunteer opportunities.

Vancouver Rape Relief & Women's Shelter

Presents an overview of the organization along with information on campaigns, movements, and programs. With news and photos.

Vantage Point

Provider of programs and workshops that help strengthen nonprofit organizations across Canada.

YWCA Metro Vancouver

Aims to foster women's equality and to create better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services.

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