Find An Advocate: Toronto and Area

Location: Toronto , ON ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Multicultural, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 211
Other Telephone: 1-888-340-1001 (TTY)
Advocacy Description: 211 Toronto is a Help Line and website which provides comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date information on services provided by nonprofit, community-based organizations or the public sector. In...
Tags: help line
Location: Toronto , ON , 2 Carlton Street Ste 701
Type(s) of Advocacy: Debt, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence
Telephone: 416-598-2656
M, T, W, F 9 am to 5 pm; Thursdays 1 to 5 pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens in the Greater Toronto area. ACE provides direct legal services to low-income seniors, public...
Tags: consumer law, elder abuse, health law, home care, long term care, mental capacity law, retirement home tenancies, tenancy law
Location: Toronto , ON , 18 King Street East
Suite 901
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Violence
Telephone: (416) 214-4747
Advocacy Description: As a specialty clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario, the ACLC provides advice and represents African Canadians in a number of legal forums through race-based test cases that are likely to result in...
Location: Toronto , ON , 489 College Street, Suite 503
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 416-323-9149
Other Telephone: TTY: 416-323-1361
Advocacy Description: The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic provides free and integrated legal, counselling, interpretation, information and referral services for women who have experienced violence – including partner...
Tags: counselling, interpretation, sexual abuse, sexual assault, survivors of violence, violence against women
Location: Toronto , ON , 2141 Jane Street, 2nd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416.533.8545
Other Telephone: AIDS Program: 416.925.2800. Legal Clinic: 416.533.0680. Women’s Program: 416.533.6411
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples serves new immigrants from 20 Spanish-speaking countries as well as members of other communities. They offer a variety of services designed to overcome...
Tags: immigration help, Latin American, Latino/Latina, legal aid, legal assistance, settlement support, women's support
Location: Toronto , ON , 191 New Toronto St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Food and Foodbanks
Telephone: 416-203-0050
Advocacy Description: Daily Bread Food Bank is a non-profit, charitable organization that is fighting to end hunger in communities across the Greater Toronto Area. Every year thousands of people across the GTA rely on...
Tags: food bank, food programs
Location: Toronto , ON , 355 Church St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, LGBTQ, Mental Health
Telephone: 416-595-9230
Advocacy Description: Family Service Toronto (FST) helps people face a wide variety of life challenges. For over 90 years, we have been assisting families and individuals through counselling, community development,...
Tags: counselling, family counselling, HIV/AIDS counselling, LGBT counselling, support groups
Location: Toronto , ON , 27 Carlton St.
Suite #500
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Hotline: 416-921-9494
Other Telephone: Organizational Inquiries: 416-646-1772
Advocacy Description: The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit organization that advocates for better rights for Tenants. The FMTA operates the Tenant Hotline, which offers referrals and...
Tags: tenancy rights, tenant advocacy, tenant helpline
Location: Toronto , ON , 59 Adelaide Street East, 6th Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (416) 364-8228
Advocacy Description: Fred Victor is a social services organization that helps homeless and low income people living in Toronto. They offer a wide range of programs that help each person find the support they need....
Tags: emergency shelter, employment program, employment resource centre, homelessness, homelessness outreach, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, housing support, shelter, social service support, transitional housing, women's housing, women's shelter
Location: Toronto , ON , 1652 Keele St Ste 107
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (416) 651-9166
Other Telephone: (416) 651-0174
Advocacy Description: Services include: information, referral, counseling translation and interpretation form filling educational workshops assistance finding housing Advice Lawyer - Legal Aid clinic for summary advice...
Location: Toronto , ON , 815 Danforth Avenue, Suite 411
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Workers
Telephone: (416) 461-2411
Advocacy Description: IWC is an independent community legal aid clinic with eight caseworkers and two support staff. The clinic's services are free of charge. IWC often provides self-help information and makes referrals...
Tags: community legal aid, Criminal Injury Compensation, injured workers, legal aid clinic, legal assistance
Location: Toronto , ON , 185 Fifth Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health, Women
Telephone: 416-252-6471
Advocacy Description: LAMP Community Health Centre in South Etobicoke is a charitable, non-profit community based organization that provides a variety of integrated programs and services to meet the health needs of the...
Tags: children and youth programs, Community Health Clinic, family programs, health centre, health clinic, health services
Location: North York , ON , 700 Lawrence Ave. West, Suite 226
Lawrence Square Mall
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-784-0920
Advocacy Description: North York Community House has been serving the residents of southwest North York for over 20 years. Their programs include: English Language Support Community Settlement Workers Family Support...
Tags: ESL instruction, family support groups, homework program, parenting program, settlement services, women's support groups, youth drop-in
Location: Toronto , ON , 1499 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural
Telephone: (416) 537-2262
Advocacy Description: The Parkdale Activity – Recreation Centre is a drop-in community centre that imagines a world where extreme poverty no longer exists. The PARC Drop-In Program provides friendship, social...
Tags: anti-poverty, drop-in centre, employment resources, food security, healthcare outreach, homelessness prevention, housing assistance, parkdale, poverty outreach, poverty prevention
Location: Toronto , ON , 1266 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 416-531-2411
Advocacy Description: Parkdale Community Legal Services is a community legal clinic located on Queen Street in the west end of Toronto, Canada. They provide free legal advice, assistance and representation to low income...
Tags: Criminal Injury Compensation, ontario disability support program, Workers’ Compensation
Location: Toronto , ON , 20 Dundas St West Suite 202
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 416-977-8111
Advocacy Description: The Refugee Law Office serves refugee claimants in Toronto and the surrounding area. Its primary function is to provide an alternative service for legally aided refugee claimants and to provide LAO...
Tags: refugee claimants
Location: Toronto , ON , 240 Wellesley St. E
Unit 103
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 416-961-7027
Advocacy Description: Information and referral, including referral to legal services. Paralegal services, assistance with immigration matters. Lawyer available by appointment and in emergencies.
Tags: immigration law, legal assistance, newcomers
Location: Toronto , ON , 465 Dundas Street East
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 416-364-2261
Advocacy Description: Community-based health organization serving the residents of Regent Park and surrounding areas. Treatment, support, prevention, education and advocacy on physical and mental health issues. Programs...
Tags: community health centre, health clinic, mental health, poverty outreach, Regent Park, urban poverty
Location: Toronto , ON , 333 Sherbourne Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-324-4180
Advocacy Description: The Sherbourne Health Centre is an urban primary health care centre serving the diverse communities of southeast Toronto since 2003. We seek to reduce barriers to care by taking a comprehensive...
Tags: community health centre, counselling, homeless health outreach, homeless healthcare, LGBT counselling, LGBT health care, LGBT support programs, newcomers healthcare, newcomers support programs, transgender healthcare, transsexual healthcare
Location: Toronto , ON , 168 Bathurst Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: (416) 703-8482
Advocacy Description: Shout Clinic is a comprehensive health service for homeless and street-involved youth under 25. We are located in downtown Toronto with a city-wide mandate. The main purpose of Shout Clinic is to...
Tags: homeless youth, homeless youth healthcare, street youth
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