Find An Advocate: Victoria & Area

Location: Victoria , BC , 948 View Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 383-4105
Mon to Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy to people with disabilities, support and assistance to ensure full participation in community and society in general, and information enabling people to access services to which...
Tags: disability advocacy, low income
Location: Victoria , BC , 1179 Kosapsum Crescent
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Health, Indigenous
Telephone: 250-381-7303
Advocacy Description: BCAND advocates on behalf of aboriginal people with disabilities. BCANDS assists and supports our clients, as able, acting as a liaison / lead between various service agencies and our clients to...
Location: Victoria , BC , 471 Cecelia Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 388-5251
Open Monday - Friday 7:30am to 9pm Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm
Advocacy Description: The Burnside Gorge Housing Outreach assists families that are homeless or about to be homeless with initial needs by advocating with employment and assistance workers, landlords, hotel managers, and...
Tags: homeless
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...
Location: Victoria , BC , 306- 620 View St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-595-3892
Monday-Wednesday and Friday 9am - 12pm Tuesday-Thursday 9am - 2pm
Advocacy Description: HepCBC is a non-profit organization run by and for people infected and affected by hepatitis C. Our mission is to provide education, prevention and support to those living with HCV. HepCBC is the...
Tags: hepatitis C
Location: Victoria , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (250) 388-4728
Advocacy Description: Immigrants and refugees; international clients who are invloved in international marriage, adoption, employment etc.
Location: Victoria , BC , #100-754 Broughton St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Victoria Voice: 250.592.8144
Other Telephone: Victoria TTY: 250.592.8147 1.877.667.5488
Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed for Lunch between 12 noon and 1 p.m.
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: Victoria , BC , 2675 Bridge Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 250-386-3428
Advocacy Description: Assisting men and women involved in the criminal justice system. Drop-in Referral Services They provide referral and information services to prisoners and ex-prisoners, their families and the...
Location: Victoria , BC , 225 - 850 Burdett Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250 356-7012
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. The centre serves Victoria and the surrounding south Vancouver Island and Gulf Island communities. If you can’t travel to the centre, call for information.
Advocacy Description: At the Victoria Justice Access Centre, we can help assess what you need, provide information about your legal and related issues and refer you to services that are available for your situation, which...
Tags: family justice, mediation, Small claims
Location: Victoria , BC , 1562 Fort Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Disability
Telephone: 250-370-9513
The Resource Centre is available for drop in visits on Mondays: 1 -3 pm, Thursdays: 10 am -12 pm Fridays: 9:30-11:30 pm
Advocacy Description: The organization's Resource Centre provides information, referrals and courses concerning individuals with learning disabilities. Advocacy: •Parent Workshops and Support •Youth Workshops and Support...
Tags: learning disabilities
Location: Victoria , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 388-4516
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer, your...
Location: Victoria , BC , 302-895 Fort St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 361-3521
Monday 1-4:30 pm Tuesday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Wednesday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Thursday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Friday 1-4 pm
Advocacy Description: TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits and tenancy issues. TAPS provides legal education and...
Tags: antipoverty
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
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
Location: Victoria , BC , 817 A Fort Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment
Telephone: (250) 595-0044 (Phone & TTY)
Monday - Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Advocacy Description: Serves as a link between persons with disabilities, the organizations who serve them and the services that benefit them in the South Vancouver Island region. Programs include: Research &...
Location: Victoria , BC , 637 Bay St., 3rd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (250) 361-9433
9am to 5pm Monday through Friday
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide a range of services to address the needs of immigrants and refugees, including employment assistance and ESL classes. Services provided in Arabic, Cantonese, Dutch, German...
Location: Victoria , BC , 231 Regina Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants, Indigenous
Telephone: 250.384.3211
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy for Aboriginal people regarding housing, tenancy, family matters, and health care.
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