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Location: Massett , BC , Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (250) 626-3522
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Elizabeth Moore Provides help with legal issues, including housing, will & estates, EI appeals, WCB, social assistance, child support, applications for legal services, or reviewing...
Updated date: Mar 12 2014 - 11:10am
Location: Smithers , BC , 1188 Main Street
P.O. Box 2920
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Family, Health, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 847-5211
Advocacy Description: The Friendship Centre supports the Aboriginal community in the Smithers region. They have a variety of programs and services intended to support your life’s journey, including family support, alcohol...
Updated date: Mar 12 2014 - 11:06am
Location: Krestova , BC , 3796 Krestova Cemetery Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Mental Health
Telephone: 250-231-4968
Advocacy Description: The Circle of Indigenous Nations is an Aboriginal non-profit society that offers cultural services that supports mental health and addictions recovery. We are currently delivering services in Nakusp...
Updated date: Mar 5 2014 - 10:35am
Location: Penticton , BC ,
P.O.Box 22020
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 250-498-0145
Advocacy Description: Assisting Manufactured Home Park Tenants, in Landlord Tenant disputes and guiding them through the dispute process available to them through the Residential Tenancy Office. We currently have 700...
Tags: manufactured home, mobile home, trailer park
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 2:56pm
Location: Moberly Lake , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Indigenous, Women
Telephone: (250) 788-3955 - Main Office
Other Telephone: (250) 788 7280 - Health Centre
Advocacy Description: Aboriginal Law and Family Justice co-ordinator program. Advocacy for women and aboriginal people in the Chetwynd and Moberley Lake area.
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 10:53am
Location: Courtenay , BC , 1580 Fitzgerald Ave
PO Box 3433
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks
Telephone: 250-338-8221
Advocacy Description: General advocacy information and referral services. Provide emergency food, clothing and shelter.
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 10:24am
Location: Telegraph Creek , BC , 24 Sawtooth Road
P.O. Box 59
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 235-3805
Other Telephone: Crisis Line: (250) 235-3113
Advocacy Description: A non-profit organization which provides National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) services, mental health services, and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence.
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 9:32am
Location: Penticton , BC , 113-437 Martin St.
Box 242
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: (250) 493-2002
Hours:
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Education advocacy, peer support: small groups and one on one. They also hope to have a special peer support for caregivers Program and are working towards a water hydrotherapy excersise program....
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 9:28am
Location: Robson , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: (250) 365-6137
Advocacy Description: Kootenay Hepatitis C advocate. She also offers diet solutions for those with Hep C.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 4:45pm
Location: Vancouver , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Health, Indigenous, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 604-658-1214 - Downtown Community Health Centre
Advocacy Description: Prism is Vancouver Coastal Health’s clinical, education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities. Prism is offered at...
Tags: harm reduction, LGBTQ2S
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 3:50pm
Location: Province-wide , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Workers
Advocacy Description: A BC Government list of the Regional Offices of their Workers' Advisors. The Workers' Advisers Office (WAO) provides free advice and assistance to workers and their dependants on disagreements they...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 3:32pm
Location: Victoria , BC , 947 Fort Street - 2nd floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: 250-387-5855 (Greater Victoria area)
Advocacy Description: The BC Ombudsperson receives inquiries and complaints about the practices and services provided by public agencies. While not an advocate, the Ombudsperson can conduct impartial and confidential...
Tags: complaints, ombudsman, ombudsperson, public agency
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 3:21pm
Location: Province-wide , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 387-6121 (Victoria)
Other Telephone: (604) 660-2421 (Vancouver)
Advocacy Description: The BC government ministry in charge of services such as welfare and disability.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 3:19pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 535 Hornby Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604 734 5517 ext 2235
Advocacy Description: Advocacy is typically for current or past participants of YWCA Programs including (but not limited) the Employment Programs, Housing Complexes, Single Mothers Groups, Daycares, Crabtree Corner and...
Tags: affidavits, custody agreements, eviction notices, family law, legal educator, peace bonds, poverty law, residential tenancy, single mothers, women fleeing abuse
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 2:00pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 535 Hornby Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604 895 5800 - YWCA Main Number
Advocacy Description: A second stage transition house that provides advocacy services exclusively for women victims of violence who are or have been residents at Munroe House.
Tags: transition house, victims of violence
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 1:59pm
Location: Vernon , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Women
Telephone: 250.960.5284
Advocacy Description: Working to bring forward rural women's voices from around British Columbia to influence change with government and industry policy on issues relating to low-income and communication services.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 1:49pm
Location: Alert Bay , BC , 13 1st St, Alert Bay, 13 WHE-LA-LA-U
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-974-5501
Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri
Advocacy Description: Alert Bay is a small isolated Aboriginal community with limited services. This office supplies general advocacy, and supplies Legal Aid information/literature. We also specifically target Youth and...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 1:46pm
Location: Ucluelet , BC , 500 Matterson Dr.
Box 868
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 726-2343
Other Telephone: (250) 726-2020 - After Hours Emergency
Website: http://wccrs.ca/
Advocacy Description: This organization offers counselling to women, youth and children and operates a transition house. It also offers a Community Outreach program and Transition House Outreach program. The Community...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 1:32pm
Location: Victoria , BC , 231 Regina Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants, Indigenous
Telephone: 250.384.3211
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy for Aboriginal people regarding housing, tenancy, family matters, and health care.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 12:35pm
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
Hours:
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...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 12:29pm