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Location: Salmon Arm , BC , 681 Marine Park Drive NE
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Consumer Law, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-832-2170
Hours:
9-4 Mon through Thu; 9-12 Fri
Advocacy Description: The legal advocacy program provides free information, advice, referrals and representations for residents of the Shuswap in the areas of federal and provincial disability benefits, residential...
Updated date: Jul 4 2019 - 5:29pm
Location: Old Massett , BC , 247 Eagle Road
PO Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-626-7775
Hours:
Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:30 am -4:30 pm
Updated date: Jul 2 2019 - 2:19pm
Location: , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 604.687.4680 in the Lower Mainland or 1.800.565.5297 in British Columbia
Advocacy Description: Call Dial-A-Law if you: Think you may have a legal problem and want practical information on the law involved, Want to find out about your legal rights and responsibilities, or Want to learn more...
Tags: criminal law, family law, justice system, law, legal rights, rights, small claims court
Updated date: Jun 20 2019 - 4:06pm
Location: Victoria , BC , 1004 North Park Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family
Telephone: (250)-386-4331
Advocacy Description: BC Families in Transition (formerly the Separation and Divorce Resource Centre) helps more than 10,000 people per year through family changes, including separations and divorces, remarriages, blended...
Updated date: Oct 31 2018 - 2:26pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1725 Venables Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604-253-0669
Advocacy Description: The Kettle supports people living with mental illness to lead healthier lives by: - Providing Housing, employment, advocacy and support services - Raising awareness of mental health issues and...
Tags: community services, employment program, health clinic, housing program, lifeskills, mental health clinic, outreach
Updated date: Oct 4 2018 - 2:13pm
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22718 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604 467-6911
Advocacy Description: Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services' Community Law Advocacy Program provides information, Advice/Assistance, Referrals and Representation for a variety of issues including: • Welfare Issues...
Updated date: Aug 24 2018 - 3:13pm
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22718 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous
Telephone: 604.467.6911 ext. 217
Advocacy Description: Provides programs to all Aboriginal groups (i.e. First Nation, Metis, Urban) and offers information, support, referral services, informal education in traditional teachings and a strong cultural...
Tags: aboriginal services
Updated date: Aug 24 2018 - 3:13pm
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 118C, North First Avenue (Village Square)
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (778) 412-9333
Tags: settlement services
Updated date: Jul 10 2018 - 5:03pm
Location: Sechelt , BC , 5520 Trail Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Women
Telephone: (604) 885-4088
Hours:
General office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. We are closed Fridays, weekends and holidays.
Advocacy Description: The Community Resource Centre is open to all Sunshine Coast residents seeking information about local resources and services or needing support. Services include: Information and Referral •...
Updated date: Jul 5 2018 - 2:23pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , #330-409 Granville Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Women
Telephone: 604-408-9484
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Support to individuals and families going through the various stages of diagnoses, acceptance and living with cerebral palsy. Counselling, assistance for funding applications, finding accessible...
Updated date: Jul 5 2018 - 2:21pm
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 602 Haliburton Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Hours:
Justice Access Centre Tue: 8am to 4pm Tillicum Haus Health Centre Mon: 1pm to 4pm
Advocacy Description: Aboriginal community legal workers are Legal Services Society (LSS) staff who can: give legal advice about family and child protection law, and issues such as residential schools, housing, and wills...
Tags: child protection law, legal advice, residential school
Updated date: Jan 11 2018 - 4:05pm
Location: Chilliwack , BC , 8937 School Street
The Village - Youth Services entrance
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: 604-702-2907
Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 7:30am - 6pm
Advocacy Description: Chilliwack's Community Legal Advocacy Centre is part of Abbotsford Community Services. Information, advice, referrals & representation on a variety of issues including: Income assistance -...
Updated date: Jan 11 2018 - 3:59pm
Location: Victoria , BC , #418-620 View Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance, Workers
Telephone: 250-382-3012
Advocacy Description: VIHRC serves people from the Greater Victoria as well as the Gulf Islands and other communities on Vancouver Island. Our focus is to assist people who wish to file a human rights complaint with the...
Tags: human rights complaint
Updated date: Sep 15 2017 - 9:50am
Location: Vernon , BC , 102 3301 24th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 250 542-3555, ext. 209
Advocacy Description: Serving Vernon, Enderby, Lumby and Armstrong. Please call 250 5421-3555, ext. 209 to make an appointment. Office at the Community Collaboration Centre, 102 3301 24th Avenue, Vernon. Type(s) of...
Tags: CPP, ei, Employment Insurance, men, pension, poverty law, women
Updated date: Sep 11 2017 - 2:49pm
Location: Penticton , BC , 2852 Skaha Lake Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Mental Health
Telephone: 778 476-5411
Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00am - 12:00pm Tues, Thurs 1:00pm-4:00pm
Advocacy Description: Provides assistance to individuals who feel they have been treated unfairly, or who disagree with how programs and services have been delivered. Support with navigating through areas such as:...
Updated date: Jul 7 2017 - 9:05am
Location: Vernon , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: Transition House: 250-542-1122 (Available 24/7)
Other Telephone: Office: 250-558-3850
Website: http://vwts.ca/
Advocacy Description: The Society provides the following: Safe shelter and support Child support activities and where possible, child care Meals and laundry facilities Recreational opportunities Transportation to...
Tags: counselling, domestic violence, emergency shelter, relationship violence, transition house, women fleeing violence
Updated date: May 3 2017 - 2:17pm
Location: Prince George , BC , 555 George Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 564-8644
Advocacy Description: Peer support, lifeskills services, community outreach and some housing programs available.
Updated date: Jun 22 2016 - 9:08am
Location: Port Alberni , BC , 3178-2nd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-724-7137
Hours:
Wednesday and Friday 9:00am - 3:30pm Drop in is on Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am Friday is appointments only
Advocacy Description: The Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through...
Updated date: Jun 8 2016 - 1:05pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 56 E. Hastings St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 604-428-9202
Advocacy Description: Information, advice & referrals: Family law, Ministry of Children & Families (MCFD), minor criminal law issues (incl. victims of crime), Aboriginal law, Police Complaints, Ombudsperson...
Tags: criminal law, family law
Updated date: Apr 21 2016 - 3:29pm
Location: Campbell River , BC , 101-300 St Ann's Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: Debt, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: 250-286-3436
Advocacy Description: We have a legal advocate that will assist with welfare, tenancy, disability, CPP disability and pension income, including reconsiderations and tribunal representation if required. We also host pro...
Tags: CPP, disability, homeless outreach, pensions
Updated date: Jan 12 2016 - 5:19pm