Find An Advocate: Nanaimo

Location: Nanaimo , BC , #67-B Skinner St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Nanaimo Voice: 250.753.0999
Other Telephone: Nanaimo TTY: 250.753.0977 1.877.424.3323
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #200 – 1585 Bowen Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 250.754.1266
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed for lunch daily from 12:00 to 12:30
Advocacy Description: The Nanaimo Region John Howard Society has an evolving series of programs available for men and women involved in the criminal justice system. Programs include: Community Outreach Dental Endeavor –...
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 302 – 65 Front Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Debt, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-741-5447
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Justice Access Centre is the place to come when you need help with problems and legal issues that affect your everyday life such as separation or divorce, income security, employment, housing, or...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 290 – 800 Hornby St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 604 660-2084
Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Wednesday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please note the self-help and information services area of the Vancouver Justice Access Centre is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please come in person. Self-help and information services are not available by telephone.
Advocacy Description: At the Vancouver Justice Access Centre, we know that you may be able to solve your own problems and issues with easy access to the right information. Everyone facing a family or civil law issue...
Tags: civil law, debt, divorce, employment, family law, housing, income security
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 602 Haliburton Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
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
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #114 - 285 Prideaux Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250-753-2321
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Advocacy Description: Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy has been providing services in the mid-Vancouver Island since the early 1970s. The services provided include but are not limited to: •General and crisis advocacy •The...
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #2 – 4166 Departure Bay Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 250-758-5547
Weekdays 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: The Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre provides information and referrals. They can help you if you need to know who to contact, how to get information, or to get an application form that deals with...
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 150 Wallace Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 753-0633
Tuesdays to Fridays 10AM to 3PM
Advocacy Description: A women’s only space that provides initial assistance with legal forms. Support workers are on site to provide emotional support and resources guidance for participants.
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 290 Bastion Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: (250) 754-1989
Advocacy Description: The Supportive Living Program (SLP) provides life skills support for youth who are permanent wards of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and on Youth Agreements. Working on an...
Location: Nanaimo , BC ,
Advocacy Description: The Street Legal Nanaimo website provides a map of community services available in Nanaimo.
Tags: community services
Location: Nanaimo , BC , PO Box 1118
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: 250-753-2495
Crisis lines are available 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Advocacy Description: Vancouver Island Crisis Chat provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Our crisis workers are here to listen and to support you through whatever...
Tags: crisis line, suicide
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