Find An Advocate: Family

Location: Whitehorse , YT , 503 Hanson St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Women
Telephone: (867) 667-2693
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for women. However, as many clients have family issues, we are often indirectly advocating for the family.
Location: Scarborough , ON , 74 Firvalley Court
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 416-694-1138
Advocacy Description: Warden Woods Community Centre provides a range of services for children and youth, seniors, intravenous drug users, and homeless people. The Centre also provides crisis intervention and support...
Tags: children and youth programs, crisis intervention, drugs and alcohol, intravenous drug users, seniors' services, seniors' support services
Location: Winnipeg , MB , 715 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (204) 940-4240
Advocacy Description: Multi-purpose services facility for First Nations people. Services include peer support, elder services, and family wellness programs.
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...
Location: Winnipeg , MB , Lower Level, 691 Wolseley Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 204-788-8052
Advocacy Description: We provide information, support and advocacy in the areas of Child and Family Services, Employment and Income Assistance, locating and keeping housing,other topics which may arise and referral to...
Tags: childcare, family conflict, family resource centre, substance abuse
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 51A – 4th Avenue South
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (250) 392-4118 - Williams Lake
Advocacy Description: The Women's Contact Society has a legal advocacy program that offers direct advocacy to individuals female and male and their families to assist them with legal issues not covered by legal aid....
Location: Calgary , AB , 805 37 St. NW
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health
Telephone: 403-299-9699
Advocacy Description: Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. With a staff of 400, we provide 34 programs and services for at-risk children, youth and their families...
Location: Whitehorse , YT , Suite 203 - 2131 2nd Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Mental Health
Telephone: (867) 667-5210
Hours:
8:30am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: Yukon Legal Services Society provides legal aid to people on income assistance or similar income levels in criminal, family and mental health cases. There are 3 law clinics in the city of Whitehorse.
Tags: criminal law, family law, legal aid, mental health law
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
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