Find An Advocate: Family

Location: Bridgewater , NS ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Women
Telephone: 902.543.3665
Other Telephone: 902.543.3999 (Crisis Line)
Hours:
24/7 telephone support
Advocacy Description: Harbour House is a fifteen-bed transition house for women and children leaving situations of domestic violence. We advocate for an end to violence against women, violence in our communities, safe and...
Location: Iqaluit , NU , P.O. Box 759
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 867-979-2400
Advocacy Description: The Tukisigiarvik Centre offers practical support and assistance to Iqalummiut individuals and families with personal and family issues, health, healing, education, employment (through resume writing...
Tags: counselling, Inuit, Inuk, traditional skill development
Location: Vancouver , BC , 305-1985 West Broadway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Housing and Tenants, Multicultural
Telephone: 604-257-5151
Advocacy Description: The JFSA offers settlement services, counseling services, seniors services, employment services, and basic resources. The Basic Resource Department assists clients in navigating government systems....
Tags: Jewish
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 302 – 65 Front Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Debt, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-741-5447
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Justice Access Centre is the place to come when you need help with problems and legal issues that affect your everyday life such as separation or divorce, income security, employment, housing, or...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 290 – 800 Hornby St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 604 660-2084
Hours:
Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Wednesday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please note the self-help and information services area of the Vancouver Justice Access Centre is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please come in person. Self-help and information services are not available by telephone.
Advocacy Description: At the Vancouver Justice Access Centre, we know that you may be able to solve your own problems and issues with easy access to the right information. Everyone facing a family or civil law issue...
Tags: civil law, debt, divorce, employment, family law, housing, income security
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
Hours:
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: Montréal , QC , 110, rue Ste Therese, bureau 507
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Family, Women
Telephone: 514-876-9965
Advocacy Description: L'R, c'est la somme des 102 centres membres, regroupés régionalement en tables de centres de femmes. Chacune des 15 tables régionales délègue une représentante à L'R pour former le comité de...
Tags: women's centres, women's resource centre
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: Fredericton , NB , 500 Beaverbrook Court, Suite 501
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 506-444-2776
Advocacy Description: The New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission provides legal assistance to eligible applicants in certain criminal and family law matters. Legal Aid is regulated by the Legal Aid Act and the Legal...
Tags: criminal law, family law, legal aid, legal assistance
Location: Charlottetown , PE , 40 Great George Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 902-888-8066
Advocacy Description: This program has eight full-time staff lawyers. They provide representation in family and criminal law to clients who, for financial reasons, would be unable to obtain essential legal services from...
Tags: criminal, family law, legal aid, legal assistance
Location: Summerside , PE , 120 Harbour Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 902-888-8066
Advocacy Description: This program has eight full-time staff lawyers. They provide representation in family and criminal law to clients who, for financial reasons, would be unable to obtain essential legal services from...
Tags: criminal, family law, legal aid, legal assistance
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Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (780) 644-4971 - Provincial Office
Advocacy Description: The Legal Aid Society of Alberta can help with civil, criminal, family and immigration problems. They operate Legal Services Centres in various locations throughout Alberta. You can access a Legal...
Tags: civil law, criminal law, family law
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: 604 254 9626
Other Telephone: 604 878 7400
Advocacy Description: Free legal consultation for Temporary Foreign Workers MOSAIC and Access Pro Bono have launched a legal clinic for temporary foreign workers. Pro Bono lawyers are available to provide a 30 minute free...
Tags: Espanol, migrant workers, Spanish, temporary foreign workers
BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 604-408-2172 (Greater Vancouver)
Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Wednesdays
Advocacy Description: You can apply for legal aid over the phone through the LSS province-wide Call Centre or in person through your local legal aid office. All callers have an initial interview in which our staff ask...
Tags: criminal law, multilingual, telephone advice line
Location: London , ON , 866 A Dundas St.
P.O Box 2801
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (519) 438-8676
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides information, support and community-based programs to low-income Londoners. Our front-line services deal with the immediate crises and problems faced by low-income people,...
Tags: food security, free store, homelessness prevention, mediation, poverty advocacy, poverty prevention, women's housing, women's resource centre
Location: Lillooet , BC , 357 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Indigenous, Violence
Telephone: (250) 256-4146
Advocacy Description: Provides culturally sensitive programs and services for all peoples (aboriginal and non-aboriginal) including: Addictions Services Chillaxin Youth Centre Food Bank and Meal Program Friendly Treasures...
Tags: aboriginal friendship centre, addiction services, employment centre, food bank, pre-school, victim assistance program, youth centre
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22554 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health
Telephone: (604) 467-6055
Advocacy Description: Offers information and services on parenting, parent and child programming, mental health services, personal growth, multiculturalism, diversity education, food security and community kitchens.
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
Location: Montréal , QC , 110 rue Sainte-Thérèse, bureau 101
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Women
Telephone: 1 514 876-1180
Advocacy Description: NetFemmes est un réseau pour et par les femmes, mis sur pied par le Centre de documentation sur l'éducation des adultes et la condition féminine (CDÉACF), développé en étroite collaboration avec les...
Tags: community forum, women's centres, women's employment resources, women's resource centre
Location: Fredericton , NB , 800 Hanwell Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family
Telephone: (506) 453-4400
Advocacy Description: The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is a provincial, voluntary, non-profit organization that works on behalf of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their...
Tags: family support, information and education, intellectual disabilities advocacy, resource centre, skills development
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