Providing excellence in compassionate care for individuals with unintended pregnancy decisions and related sexual health and wellness needs.

 

We do not offer, recommend, or refer for abortions or abortifacients, but are committed to offering accurate information about abortion, parenting and adoption as requested.

519-620-0204 (phone)   226-606-5991 (cell)

507-73 Water St. N., Cambridge, ON    N1R 7L6

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About Us

Mission 

 

Providing excellence in compassionate care for individuals with unintended pregnancy decisions and related sexual health and wellness needs.


Vision

 

Inviting individuals to health and hope.

 

Health: We invite individuals to experience physical, emotional, relational and spiritual wellness when facing an unintended pregnancy and/or related sexual health needs.

Hope: We invite individuals to pursue the hope that only Christ can give and to embrace how precious each person is, beginning with conception.

The Dawn Centre is a community-based, Christian charitable organization. Our goal is to provide accurate information, relevant services and caring support to the clients we serve. We are a limited health care facility and do not provide ongoing health care services.

Our Commitment of Care and Competence

  • Clients are served without regard to age, race, gender, income, nationality, religious affiliation, disability or other arbitary circumstances.

  • Clients are treated with kindness, compassion, and a caring manner.

  • Clients always receive honest and open answers.

  • Client pregnancy tests are distributed and administered in accordance with all applicable laws.

  • Client information is held in strict and absolute confidence. Releases and permissions are obtained appropriately.  Client information is only disclosed as required by law and when necessary to protect the client or others against imminent harm.

  • Clients receive accurate information about pregnancy, fetal development, lifestyle issues, and related concerns.

  • We do not offer, recommend, or refer for abortions or abortifacients, but are committed to offering accurate information about abortion procedures as requested.

  • All of our advertising and communication is truthful and honest and accurately describes the services we offer.

  • We provide a safe environment by screening all volunteers and staff interacting with clients.

  • We are governed by a board of directors and operate in accordance with our articles of incorporation, by-laws, and stated purposes and mission.

  • We comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements regarding employment, fundraising, financial management, taxation, and public disclosure, including the filing of all applicable government report in a timely manner.

  • All of our staff, board members, and volunteers receive appropriate training to uphold these standards. The support you receive is not a substitute for professional counselling.

We provide limited sexual health-related services and support for unintended pregnancy. As such we do not provide:

  • Ongoing primary health care

  • Birth coaches or doulas

  • Contraception or abortion-related services

  • Ongoing medical prenatal care

We are an affiliated agency with Canadian Association of Pregnancy Support Services.

 

Privacy

This Privacy Policy is designed to tell you about our practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information that you may provide via this site.  Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using or submitting information to this site.

Information You Provide

 

This site actively collects information from its visitors both by asking you specific questions and by permitting you to communicate directly with us via e-mail, feedback forms, and/or chat rooms.  Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable information (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your full name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and so on).

 

Some areas of this site may ask you to submit personally identifiable information in order for you to benefit from the specified features (such as newsletter subscriptions, tips/pointers, order processing, or resume submission) or to participate in a particular activity (such as promotions). You will be informed what information is required and what information is optional.

 

Passive Information Collection

 

As you navigate through this site, certain anonymous information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies, such as cookies, Internet tags or web beacons, and navigational data collection (log files, server logs, clickstream).  Your internet browser automatically transmits to this site some of this anonymous information, such as the URL of the website you just came from and the Internet Protocol (IP) address and the browser version your computer is currently using. This site may also collect anonymous information from your computer through cookies and Internet tags or web beacons.  You may set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent or to refuse cookies altogether, but certain features of this site may not work without cookies.

 

This site may use and combine such passively collected anonymous information to provide better service to site visitors, customize the site based on your preferences, compile and analyze statistics and trends, and otherwise administer and improve the site for your use.

 

Use and Disclosure of Information

 

Except as otherwise stated, we may use information collected via this site to improve the content of our site, to customize the site to your preferences, to communicate information to you (if you have requested it), for our marketing and research purposes, and for any other purpose specified.  Only with your permission, we may use personally identifiable information to contact you (e.g., we may telephone you to follow up on a visit). In addition, we may make full use of all information acquired through this site that is now in personally identifiable form.

 

The Dawn Centre also contracts with an analytics company, to measure: how visitors use our site, which offers visitors find of interest, and other visitor activities. To do this the Dawn Centre uses cookies and 'Internet tags' (beacons) provided by an analytics company. The types of information we collect may include: pages you have visited, appointments booked, and paths taken through this site. By supplementing our records with such information, we learn things about our clients. While the analytics company logs information coming from our site, the Dawn Centre retains full ownership of data stored by the analytics company, and controls how that data may and may not be used. If you do not want to have your information collected by the analytics company as described herein, you can 'opt-out' of the analytical tool.

 

At times we may need to release personal information as a response to law enforcement requests, court orders or other legal process or if we believe that such disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent or respond to illegal activities, fraud, physical threats to you or others or as otherwise required by an applicable law or regulation.

 

The collection, use, and disclosure of information contemplated in this Privacy Policy may include a transfer for the information to jurisdictions located outside your country of residence that may not have equivalent laws and rules regarding personally identifiable information. In these cases, you will be asked to consent to such transfers and disclosures in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

Access, Correction, and Deletion

 

To keep personally identifiable information that you provide via this site accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below and we will take appropriate steps to update or correct such information in our possession, or to delete your information from our contact list. If we no longer need personally identifiable information for any of the purposes referred to in this policy, we will take reasonable steps to either destroy or de-identify your information.

 

Minors under 18

 

In the course of providing services to clients, we collect information about their children.  Information about minors is subject to the same privacy policy as listed above.

 

Security

 

This site takes reasonable steps to protect personally identifiable information as you transmit it to our site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.  You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure.

 

Links to other websites

 

This site may contain links or references to other websites to which this Privacy Policy does not apply.  We encourage you to reset the Privacy Policy of every website you visit.