Find An Advocate: Indigenous

Location: Whitehouse , YT , 3159 3rd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Aid, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 867-633-7691
Hours:
Mon - Fri from 8:30 - 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Advocacy & support services services that help clients in identifying and reaching their goals assistance to support women in engaging with other services training to clients and organizations...
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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Specialty clinics: represent specific individuals (e.g., seniors, people living with HIV/AIDS) deal with specific area of law service clients throughout Ontario. Some clinics also specialize in...
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Location: Dease Lake , BC , First Avenue & Stikine St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 771-5577
Advocacy Description: NNADAP services, mental health services, Ku We Gahan justice program and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence. Programs are offered at People’s Haven Family Service Centre.
Location: Telegraph Creek , BC , 24 Sawtooth Road
P.O. Box 59
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 235-3805
Other Telephone: Crisis Line: (250) 235-3113
Advocacy Description: A non-profit organization which provides National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) services, mental health services, and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence.
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: Vancouver , BC , 2982 Nanaimo Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 604-251-7200
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Provides restorative justice and other alternative justice programs, as well as other resources for Aboriginal people in Vancouver. There is also an Aboriginal Homeless Outreach Worker.
Tags: aboriginal justice, restorative justice
Location: Nanaimo , BC , PO Box 1118
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: 250-753-2495
Hours:
Crisis lines are available 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Advocacy Description: Vancouver Island Crisis Chat provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Our crisis workers are here to listen and to support you through whatever...
Tags: crisis line, suicide
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1424 Commercial Drive
P.O. Box 21562
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Crisis Services, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604-872-8212 (crisis line)
Other Telephone: 604- 877-0958
Hours:
Crisis Line: 24 hours
Advocacy Description: Provides free, confidential support services for female adults and youth who have experienced any form of male violence. Operates a 24-hour rape crisis line, a transition house for battered women and...
Tags: crisis line, legal clinic, peer couselling, public education, support services, transition house, violence against women, women's centre
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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
Location: Victoria , BC , 231 Regina Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants, Indigenous
Telephone: 250.384.3211
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy for Aboriginal people regarding housing, tenancy, family matters, and health care.
Location: Courtenay , BC , 1625B McPhee Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 338-7793
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for individuals having issues with: MSD issues (social assistance, disability, PWD, tribunals and appeals, discrimination), CPP (pension, survivor’s benefits, SAFERS), Landlord-Tenancy (...
Tags: aboriginal, elder programs, emergency food program, Friendship centre, legal aid, youth programs
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: Whitehorse , YT , 307 Jarvis Street , Suite #102, on the Main Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Women
Telephone: 867-667-6162
Advocacy Description: Since 1983, the objectives of the Society are to: • advance the interests of Aboriginal women in the Yukon including Status, Non-Status, Indians and Metis; • support and enforce the rights of...
Location: Iqaluit , NU , 3118 Angel St.
PO Box 237
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Violence, Women
Telephone: 867.979.4566
Advocacy Description: Provides services to victims of crime and potential victims of crime. Services include an emergency shelter for abuse and domestic violence, providing referrals, one-on-one counselling, shelter and...
Tags: victim services
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