Find An Advocate: Family

Location: Powell River , BC , 4752 Joyce Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 604-485-0992
Hours:
Monday 10-4, Tuesday-Thursday 12-4
Advocacy Description: Our purpose is to provide a safe place for community members to socialize, integrate, learn and have access to basic services in the community. We achieve this through integrating our activities with...
Location: Prince George , BC , 1600 3rd Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 564-3568
Advocacy Description: Provides informal advocacy, weekly pro bono law clinic and helps administer a free dental service.
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: Montréal , QC , Case postale 56528
Succursale Ontario
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 514-529-5252
Advocacy Description: Liste de centres d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel, organisé par ville. List of centres providing assistance in cases of sexual abuse in Quebec, by city/town. Le...
Tags: crisis assistance, crisis intervention, sexual assault, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's centres, women's resource centre
Location: Salt Spring Island , BC , 268 Fulford-Ganges Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 537-9971
Advocacy Description: Counseling and Advocacy services for individuals, youth, families, and people with mental illness.
Location: Chatham , ON , 46 Orangewood Blvd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (519) 354-8353
Advocacy Description: The Salvation Army in Chatham-Kent offers services such as: Tenant Assistance Homelessness and Emergency Housing Utility Crisis Fund Affordable Housing Lists Housing Laws Advocacy Landlord Mediation...
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.
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...
Location: Surrey , BC , 15318 – 20th Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 604.536.9611 Ext 1801
Other Telephone: 778-565-3638 Ext 1903 - Legal Resource Centre
Advocacy Description: Support and legal information for women dealing with family law issues such as: divorce, separation, child custody & access, child support, spousal maintenance, peace bonds and restraining orders...
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
Location: Surrey , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 589-1868
Other Telephone: 604 583-1295 - Crisis Line
Advocacy Description: This Centre offers crisis services, police accompaniment, court services support, counseling, and clothing, food, and shelter. A family law pro-bono clinic is also available for women.
Tags: pro bono legal clinic
Location: Terrace , BC , #200 - 3219 Eby St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 250-635-3178 - Main Number
Advocacy Description: TDCSS offers a variety of specialized programs geared towards helping people in the Northwest. Programs include: Community Living Services, Youth and Family Services, Counselling and Support Services...
Tags: counselling, employment services, youth and children services
Location: Nelson , BC , 521 Vernon Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 250.352.5777
Hours:
Advocacy Centre: Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday — 10am – 4pm (closed from 12-1pm) Tuesday — 1-4pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. They also provide...
Tags: child abuse, child protection advocacy, education, family law, parenting, poverty advocacy, social assistance, victim assistance
Location: Hazelton , BC , 4305 Field Street, P.O. Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: (250)842-5218
Advocacy Description: Assists people in the Upper Skeena who cannot otherwise obtain legal assistance for financial or other reasons. The USCLAS has a special focus on meeting the needs of Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en people...
Tags: criminal law, divorce, family law, fort babine, granisle, houston, telkwa, topley, wills
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1607 E. Hastings St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Family, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (604) 251-4844
Advocacy Description: Provides support services for elders, family support services, administer extreme weather shelter, a daycare and a recreation program.
Location: Burnaby , BC , #306-4980 Kingsway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Multicultural, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 436-1025
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for women in situations of domestic violence. Services offered in Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Tagalog, Visayan, Spanish, Italian,...
Location: Halifax , NS , 3115 Veith Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: (902) 453-4320
Advocacy Description: Veith House is a neighborhood house whose challenge is to meet the needs of children, individuals and families. We work primarily with people living in poverty, with empowerment as an ever present...
Tags: childcare, family counselling, parenting advocacy, preschool
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Family, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Advocacy Description: Victim's Services works to help victims of crime. What Victim Services does: • Provide crisis support (no appointment needed). • Help victims understand their options. • Share information about the...
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Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Indigenous, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women
Other Telephone: For deaf or hard of hearing callers: TTY 604-875-0885 (to call collect, please call the Telus Relay Service at 711) or Text 604 836-6381
Hours:
24 hours, 7 days a week
Advocacy Description: VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services...
Tags: crime victim, crisis support, family violence, human trafficking, multilingual, sexual violence
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Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Indigenous, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women
Other Telephone: For deaf or hard of hearing callers: TTY 604-875-0885 (to call collect, please call the Telus Relay Service at 711) or Text 604 836-6381
Hours:
24 hours, 7 days a week
Advocacy Description: VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services...
Tags: crime victim, crisis support, family violence, human trafficking, multilingual, sexual violence
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