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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
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #2 – 4166 Departure Bay Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 250-758-5547
Hours:
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...
Updated date: Nov 23 2015 - 6:25pm
Location: Kelowna , BC , 280-1855 Kirschner Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Violence, Women
Telephone: 250 763-4613
Advocacy Description: Advocacy and support for women and children affected by violence or involved in the justice system. Counselling, career development, victim services and outreach services available.
Tags: justice system, victim services
Updated date: Aug 17 2015 - 3:07pm
Location: Penticton , BC , #209-304 Martin St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Legal Info (PLEI), Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-493-6822
Hours:
Regular Drop – In Hours 1pm – 4pm on Monday through Thursday No drop-in second Thursday of every month
Advocacy Description: The Society can help you with your landlord, income assistance, disability applications, employment insurance, abuse, food, getting legal information, debts, family, health, income taxes. There is a...
Tags: disability advocate, legal clinic
Updated date: Jul 23 2015 - 4:34pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Second floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 254-9626
Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Poverty Law (Income Security, Canadian Pension Plan, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards), Debt (e.g. CRA, MSP) and Immigration Law (Permanent residency for Convention Refugees or Protected...
Tags: Canadian Pension Plan, CRA, ei, income security, MSP debt, permanent residency
Updated date: Jul 20 2015 - 1:54pm
Location: Prince George , BC , 1131-6th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 564-3396
Hours:
Open • Tuesday...11-7pm • Wednesday...11-7pm • Thursday...11-7pm • Friday...11-7pm • Saturday...12-7pm Closed • Sunday, Monday and All Holidays
Advocacy Description: ACE is an activity centre for individuals living with mental illness and/or addictions in the Prince George area.
Tags: addiction, mental health consumers, schizophrenia
Updated date: Jun 17 2015 - 2:38pm
Location: Surrey , BC , 9815 - 140 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: (604) 584-5811
Advocacy Description: Helps newly arrived immigrants and refugees to settle in Canada by providing orientation to their new communities and guidance and support to access government and community services.
Tags: settlement
Updated date: May 28 2015 - 11:55am
Location: Surrey , BC , 13850, 78th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees
Telephone: 604-572-4060
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Advocacy Description: Helps newly arrived immigrants and refugees to settle in Canada by providing orientation to their new communities and guidance and support to access government and community services.
Tags: settlement
Updated date: May 28 2015 - 11:51am
Location: Campbell River , BC , 740 Robron Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: 250-830-0171 (Campbell River)
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide information, referral and advocacy services to new immigrants and refugees. Services are provided in English and Vietnamese, however, interpreters are available to assist...
Tags: settlement
Updated date: May 27 2015 - 12:33pm
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 2642 Cedar Park Place, Suite 203
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 604-859-5044
Advocacy Description: The ten regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: migrant workers
Updated date: May 27 2015 - 12:31pm
Location: Victoria , BC , 948 View Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 383-4105
Hours:
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
Updated date: May 13 2015 - 12:36pm
Location: Vancouver , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 211.
Other Telephone: TTY: 604-875-0885 or Text: 604-836-6381
Hours:
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Advocacy Description: The Shelter and Street Help Line provides around the clock assistance, seven days a week, to people looking for emergency accommodation and other essential services. Callers are referred to one of...
Updated date: Apr 21 2015 - 4:47pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , #117 - 1929 West 3rd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Children and Youth, Family, Women
Advocacy Description: We are a grassroots action network of single mothers through-out BC, building community, empowerment, advocacy leadership, and advocating for change and an end to poverty and discrimination for...
Updated date: Mar 18 2015 - 10:49am
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
Hours:
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...
Updated date: Mar 11 2015 - 10:03am
Location: Powell River , BC , 207 - 4801 Joyce Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 485-0950
Hours:
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Joyce Percey If you are poor and need legal advice and assistance, the Poverty Law Advocate will help you with the following services: Help filling out forms Help applying for or appealing...
Updated date: Mar 10 2015 - 10:23am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 2982 Nanaimo Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 604-251-7200
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Provides restorative justice and other alternative justice programs, as well as other resources for Aboriginal people in Vancouver. There is also an Aboriginal Homeless Outreach Worker.
Tags: aboriginal justice, restorative justice
Updated date: Feb 16 2015 - 1:58pm
Location: Kamloops , BC , 182 B Tranquille Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 250-376-7878
Advocacy Description: Kamloops Society for People In Motion operates an information and resource centre for people in Kamloops and the surrounding area living with a disability. Services include: Monthly information...
Tags: accessibility, adaptive technologies, disabled parking, people with disabilities
Updated date: Feb 10 2015 - 5:32pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 28 West Pender Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 604-684-1628
Advocacy Description: Provides a range of services to new immigrants, including immigrant settlement, public education, employment services, family and youth counseling, seniors and women’s programs, health services and a...
Tags: settlement
Updated date: Dec 5 2014 - 12:22pm
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 201-935 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 985-7138
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: North Shore Legal Information and Advocacy: Legal Advocacy Program The North Shore Legal Advocacy Program provides legal information and assistance on poverty law issues to people on the North Shore...
Updated date: Dec 5 2014 - 8:38am
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 302 - 65 Front Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-741-5529
Other Telephone: 1-800-578-8511
Hours:
Justice Access Centre Tue: 8am 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: Oct 2 2014 - 9:16am