Online Resources - Services

May 25, 2011
BC Housing is the website for the government funding agency which offers housing assistance to low- and moderate-income families, seniors, urban singles and people with special needs.
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
April 28, 2011
The CVITP helps eligible individuals who are not able to complete their income tax and benefit returns by themselves. Introduced in 1971, this program was intended to ensure that all taxpayers had...
Keywords: income tax, taxes, volunteer tax clinic, Government information, All of Canada, Services
April 14, 2011
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
April 14, 2011
The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal Peoples throughout Canada....
Keywords: friendship centres, Indigenous, indigenous, British Columbia, Directories, Organizations, Programs and courses, Services
April 14, 2011
"...un lieu essentiel de soutien aux centres de femmes et d’action socio-politique. (...) Ce site vous fournira l’information pertinente concernant L’R et les centres de femmes, les publications...
Keywords: Women, women's centres, Organizations, Québec, Services
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, disability rights, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
April 8, 2011
SelfAdvocateNet is the website for the Abbotsford Self-Advocacy Group and a larger network of self advocates who want others to know what is possible if they speak up and stand up for their rights....
Keywords: Disability, intellectual disabilities, self-advocacy, self-advocate, British Columbia, Services
March 11, 2011
The Community Resource Database is a way to find information about activities, volunteer groups, services and supports that are available in your local community. Many of the listings are available...
Keywords: community living, development disabilities, services, British Columbia, Directories, Services
March 11, 2011
Lasa is a UK charity that helps organization give better welfare rights advice, use technology to deliver more effective and efficient services and influence policy on legal services. Lasa produces a...
Keywords: Technology, technology, Welfare, Research and education, International, Services
December 9, 2010
The People's Law School of British Columbia provides free and impartial public legal education to many thousands of British Columbians in all walks of life. They offer free, plain-language booklets...
Keywords: consumer law, criminal law, disability rights, family law, residential tenancy law, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Manuals and guides, Organizations, Services
November 23, 2010
The B.C. Human Rights Coalition is a charitable non-profit community based organization that seeks to promote and strengthen human rights throughout B.C. and Canada. The Coalition also runs a Human...
Keywords: human rights clinic, British Columbia, Reports and documents, Services
October 13, 2010
The Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of Canada has information where you can find Worker related information at each of the Workers' Compensation Boards/Commissions across Canada.
Keywords: WCB, workers' commissions, workers' compensation, Directories, All of Canada, Services
October 7, 2010
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support educates and raise awareness about elder abuse issues, operate a legal aid clinic for older adults, offers a broad range of services and conducts research on...
Keywords: elder abuse, elder abuse, elder law, elder law clinic, elder research, senior's advocacy, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Gateways, Services
August 25, 2010
RuralBC is a website put together by the BC government intended to meet the needs of rural communities. There is a map that allows you find services and resources in your region.
Keywords: Education, Family, government services, Health, rural communities, services map, Unemployment, British Columbia, Government information, Programs and courses, Services
August 18, 2010
Homeless Connect is a community event bringing together agencies, businesses and volunteers, on one day and at one location, to provide a range of services which can help homeless people out of...
Keywords: Alberta, Homelessness, homelessness services, Services
May 13, 2010
The Artists' Legal Outreach are a group of volunteer lawyers and law students committed to working with artists and arts organizations. They offer resources, workshops and clinics where artists can...
Keywords: Art and Culture, artists, legal help, Legal Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
April 23, 2010
This site provides free legal information, education, and resources for newcomers to Canada and the settlement workers and others who work with them.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, legal information, newcomers, settlement workers, British Columbia, Services
March 24, 2010
HealthyHousing.ca, a National HIV/Housing Portal, is a space for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), service providers and researchers to learn more about issues related to HIV/AIDS and housing.
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, Housing, housing and health research, housing directory, Directories, Gateways, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Services
March 17, 2010
Reach is a lawyer referral organization that helps people with all disabilities including people who are deaf, hard of hearing, people with physical disabilities, mental health issues, developmental...
Keywords: AIDS, chronic pain, deaf, Disability, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, legal help, Legal Research, pro bono, Ontario, Organizations, Services
June 19, 2009
YouthCO is a youth-driven organization that works within the HIV and HepC movement through peer education, support, and shared leadership. The organization works in youth communities most affected...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Health, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, peer education, peer support, youth-driven, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
March 25, 2009
A project by Raising The Roof, this website offers practical tools, resources and information sharing for frontline staff, managers and volunteers working to address the problem of homelessness in...
Keywords: advocacy, agencies, campaigns, frontline workers, Homelessness, Housing, initiatives, resources, service providers, Tenants' Rights, Directories, Gateways, All of Canada, Services