Find An Advocate: Indigenous

Location: Armstrong , ON , 404 Main Street, Unit A
P.O. Box 1090
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)854-1278
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Toronto , ON , Atrium on Bay
40 Dundas Street West, Suite 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (416) 979-1446
Other Telephone: TTY: (416) 598-8867 / 1-866-641-8867
Advocacy Description: LAO's mandate is to promote access to justice throughout Ontario for low-income individuals by means of providing consistently high quality legal aid services in a cost-effective and efficient manner...
Tags: law and lawyers, legal aid, legal assistance, legal certification program, legal clinic
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 602 Haliburton Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Hours:
Justice Access Centre Tue: 8am to 4pm Tillicum Haus Health Centre Mon: 1pm to 4pm
Advocacy Description: Aboriginal community legal workers are Legal Services Society (LSS) staff who can: give legal advice about family and child protection law, and issues such as residential schools, housing, and wills...
Tags: child protection law, legal advice, residential school
Location: Duncan , BC , 200 Cowichan Way
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-748-1160
Hours:
Community Options Wed: 1pm to 4pm Thu: 8:30am to 4pm
Advocacy Description: Aboriginal community legal workers are Legal Services Society (LSS) staff who can: give legal advice about family and child protection law, and issues such as residential schools, housing, and wills...
Tags: child protection law, legal advice, residential school
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 302 - 65 Front Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-741-5529
Other Telephone: 1-800-578-8511
Hours:
Justice Access Centre Tue: 8am to 4pm
Advocacy Description: Aboriginal community legal workers are Legal Services Society (LSS) staff who can: give legal advice about family and child protection law, and issues such as residential schools, housing, and wills...
Tags: child protection law, legal advice, residential school
Location: Whitehorse , YT , 302 Strickland Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Women
Telephone: (867) 668-2636
Advocacy Description: Meeting the needs and representing the interests of francophone Yukon women at the territorial and national levels. Fosters solidarity between French, English and First Nations women as well as with...
Tags: French speaking
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: North Vancouver , BC , 207 - 1999 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-985-5355
Advocacy Description: The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia provides assistance to Aboriginal people in conflict with the law and ensures they participate fully in the justice system...
Location: Fredericton , NB , 320 St. Mary’s Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous
Telephone: 506-458-8422
Advocacy Description: NBAPC is a community of Aboriginal people residing off-reserve in Mi’kmaq / Maliseet / Passamaquoddy traditional territory of New Brunswick. Our community is widely dispersed through out the province...
Location: New Aiyansh , BC , PO Box 231 2000 Lisims Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250 633 3000
Other Telephone: 250 633 3070
Advocacy Description: Access to Justice Nisga'a Lisims Government's Access to Justice Department supports Nisga'a citizens in the prevention and resolution of conflicts through increased awareness of Ayuukhl Nisga'a and...
Location: Quesnel , BC , A-668 Doherty Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-992-9722
Hours:
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Our clients are parents (moms and dads) who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential...
Tags: addictions, metis, probations, residential school, residential tenancy
Location: Dawson Creek , BC , 11401 8 Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-782-2710
Hours:
Monday - Thursday 12:00-4:00 PM
Advocacy Description: Outreach & legal advocacy.
Location: Fort Nelson , BC , 5019 52nd Avenue West
PO Box 3190
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 250.233.8920
Hours:
Monday and Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm Tuesday - Thursday 8:30am to 8:00pm
Advocacy Description: The Society has a Pro-Bono Legal Advocate who can provide assistance for Aboriginal women and men of whom are in legal matters concerning family court, housing assistance, status, work safe, and...
Location: Port Alberni , BC , 3555 4th Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Consumer Law, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 723-8281
Advocacy Description: The Outreach Legal Advocate can: Give you legal information, or Help you complete a Legal Aid application, or Refer you to another agency that can help you We can give you information on many legal...
Tags: BCEA, Canada Pension Plan, CPP, Disability applications, Employment Insurance, GIS, landlords, old age security, Person with Disability, welfare, Workers’ Compensation
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: Prince George , BC , #102 - 1268 5th Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-562-7928
Advocacy Description: The Prince George Urban Aboriginal Justice Society (PGUAJS) is a non-profit agency that provides assistance to Aboriginal youth within the Prince George area, who are in conflict with the criminal...
Tags: aboriginal youth, court system, criminal justice, justice system, youth justice
Location: Vancouver , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Health, Indigenous, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 604-658-1214 - Downtown Community Health Centre
Advocacy Description: Prism is Vancouver Coastal Health’s clinical, education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities. Prism is offered at...
Tags: harm reduction, LGBTQ2S
Location: Quesnel , BC , 319 North Fraser Dr.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Indigenous, Legal Aid
Telephone: (250) 992-8347
Advocacy Description: The Quesnel, BC Tillicum Society / Native Friendship Centre offers aboriginal diabetes awareness and prevention, FAS info, drug & alcohol programs, employment information and counseling, youth...
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.
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