Find An Advocate: Disability

Location: St. John's , NL , 460 Torbay Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: (709)722-7011
Advocacy Description: Operating at the provincial and local levels, COD is an advocacy organization concerned with all persons with disabilities, promoting their rights and raising public awareness of their needs. COD is...
Tags: advocacy, disability, Persons with Disabilities
Location: Revelstoke , BC , 314 Second St. East
Box 2880
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 837-2920
Advocacy Description: Social Advocacy ensures that all people have equal access to the resources, employment, services and opportunities they require to meet their basic needs and to develop fully. The Advocate serves as...
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 2420 Montrose Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-859-7681 - Ext 207
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 4:00pm; Meetings are generally by appointment only.
Advocacy Description: Serving residents of Abbotsford and Mission. They provide information, advice, referrals and representation on a variety of issues including: 1. Income assistance - disability applications &...
Tags: abbotsford community services
Location: Vancouver , BC , 300 - 1140 West Pender Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-685-3425
Advocacy Description: The purpose of the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) is to provide legal advice and assistance and to use and develop the law for the benefit of people who are physically, mentally, socially...
Tags: human rights clinic, mental health
Location: Winnipeg , MB , #6 - 120 Maryland Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: 204-786-1607
Advocacy Description: Provincial organization committed to addressing issues of empowerment and citizenship for people with intellectual disabilities. Works through local chapters.
Location: Weyburn , SK , 404 Ashford Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 306-842-5126
Advocacy Description: CLIC provides an advocacy service to clientele in the following areas: •Social Services •CPP •Workers Compensation •Life Insurance •Employment Insurance •Housing The organization also provides...
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22718 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604 467-6911
Advocacy Description: Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services' Community Law Advocacy Program provides information, Advice/Assistance, Referrals and Representation for a variety of issues including: • Welfare Issues...
Location: Greenville , BC , 108 Cooper Avenue
PO Box 91
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-621-3450
Hours:
8 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Labor dispute Unjust dismissal represent clients who have been unjustly dismissed Housing issues-eviction - mediators Income tax forms - free of charge Medical malpractice Human rights advocates for...
Tags: aboriginal justice, aboriginal rights, disability forms, eviction, human rights, income tax forms, labour dispute, medical malpractice, Nisga'a, old age benefits, unjust dismissal
Location: Vancouver , BC , #204 - 456 West Broadway
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-872-1278
Other Telephone: TTY line (hearing impaired only) 604-875-8835
Hours:
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Access Program at Disability Alliance BC (formerly BC Coalition of People with Disabilities) has been a place of support, information and advocacy for people with all disabilities. They...
Tags: CPP Disability Benefits, Persons with Disabilities, Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers, PPMB, PWD
Location: Kamloops , BC , 827 Seymour Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Prisoners, Women
Telephone: 250.374.2119
Other Telephone: Legal Aid Offices: 250.314.1900
Advocacy Description: The Society offers services such as: Housing Support & Eviction Prevention Public Education Court Support Mental Health Support for Tenants Supportive and Informative Group Sessions for Women...
Location: Ottawa , ON , 72 Loch Isle
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Mental Health, Prisoners, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Providing services to children and separated parents across Canada and the US. The Fair Parenting Project is incorporated as a Public Benefit Corporation with a corporate purpose: "The purpose of the...
Location: Windsor , ON , 235 Eugenie St. W.
Suite 105A
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (519) 966-5010
Hours:
Monday: 9am-5pm Tuesday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday: 9am - 2 pm Sunday: closed
Advocacy Description: At Family Services Windsor-Essex, we provide a variety of different programs and services to enrich the community. Services include: Counseling Adult Protective Service Worker Program (Support for...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 320 East Hastings Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 604 681-8365
Advocacy Description: First United has been engaged in legal advocacy work since the 1970s, providing much needed legal assistance, advice and representation to low income and vulnerable people in the Downtown Eastside....
Location: Old Massett , BC , 247 Eagle Road
PO Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-626-7775
Hours:
Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:30 am -4:30 pm
Location: Prince George , BC , 101-490 Quebec St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (250) 563-1853
Advocacy Description: Handy Circle Resource Society provides and promotes public awareness of the needs of the disabled. Peer counselling, Information and referral services for special needs. Workshops / seminars /...
Location: St. John's , NL , 4 Escasoni Place
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: (709) 722-4031
Other Telephone: TTY: (709) 722-7998
Advocacy Description: The ILRC is a resource centre designed by and for people with disabilities. The Independent Living Resource Centre supports people with disabilities to make their own choices, take risks and have...
Tags: advocacy, disability assistance, skills development
Location: Vernon , BC , 3402 27th Avenue, Suite 107
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: (250)545-9292
Other Telephone: TTY (250) 542-2193
Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm We are closed between 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm for lunch.
Advocacy Description: The mission of Independent Living Vernon is to create sustainable community links, to work for societal change and to remove barriers so that people with disabilities have the opportunity to realize...
Location: Victoria , BC , #100-754 Broughton St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Victoria Voice: 250.592.8144
Other Telephone: Victoria TTY: 250.592.8147 1.877.667.5488
Hours:
Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed for Lunch between 12 noon and 1 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #67-B Skinner St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Nanaimo Voice: 250.753.0999
Other Telephone: Nanaimo TTY: 250.753.0977 1.877.424.3323
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Victoria , BC , 1562 Fort Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Disability
Telephone: 250-370-9513
Hours:
The Resource Centre is available for drop in visits on Mondays: 1 -3 pm, Thursdays: 10 am -12 pm Fridays: 9:30-11:30 pm
Advocacy Description: The organization's Resource Centre provides information, referrals and courses concerning individuals with learning disabilities. Advocacy: •Parent Workshops and Support •Youth Workshops and Support...
Tags: learning disabilities
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