Find An Advocate: Disability

Location: London , ON , 866 Dundas Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides specialized assistance to all individuals in obtaining government benefits to which they may be entitled, such as OAS, GIS, EI, Canada Pension Plan, Ontario Works, subsidized...
Tags: CPP, homelessness prevention, low income, ODSP
Location: Kelowna , BC , 255 Lawrence Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Welfare
Telephone: (778) 753-5830
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 10AM-12PM (Appointment Only) 2PM-4PM (Drop In)
Advocacy Description: Living Positive Resource Centre delivers supportive services that focus on individual and community health and wellness to those living with, affected by, or at risk of HIV, Hep C, or related health...
Tags: AIDS/HIV, harm reduction, STI
Location: Burnaby , BC , Suite 1103 - 4720 Kingsway
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Health
Telephone: 604-689-3144
Advocacy Description: The MS Society's Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program (VLAP) assists people affected by multiple sclerosis in BC and the Yukon address legal challenges with the help of lay volunteers and lawyers who...
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #2 – 4166 Departure Bay Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 250-758-5547
Hours:
Weekdays 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: The Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre provides information and referrals. They can help you if you need to know who to contact, how to get information, or to get an application form that deals with...
Location: Fredericton , NB , 800 Hanwell Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family
Telephone: (506) 453-4400
Advocacy Description: The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is a provincial, voluntary, non-profit organization that works on behalf of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their...
Tags: family support, information and education, intellectual disabilities advocacy, resource centre, skills development
Location: Port Alberni , BC , 3178-2nd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-724-7137
Hours:
Wednesday and Friday 9:00am - 3:30pm Drop in is on Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am Friday is appointments only
Advocacy Description: The Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through...
Location: St. John's , NL , 74 O’Leary Avenue
P.O. Box 8414
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family
Telephone: 709-722-0790
Advocacy Description: The Newfoundland & Labrador Association For Community Living (NLACL) is a provincial advocacy association dedicated to developing communities that welcome persons with developmental disabilities...
Tags: advocacy, developmental disabilities, resource centre
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: North Vancouver , BC , 201-935 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 985-7138
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: North Shore Legal Information and Advocacy: Legal Advocacy Program The North Shore Legal Advocacy Program provides legal information and assistance on poverty law issues to people on the North Shore...
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 3158 Mountain Highway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: 604.985.5371
Hours:
Monday to Thursday — 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday — 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Addresses advocacy issues on topics such as accessible, affordable housing, home support issues, transportation issues, Disability Benefits, CPP benefits, and systemic 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...
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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Advocacy Description: Community legal clinics provide representation, public legal education, law reform and community development services to low-income individuals and groups within a defined geographical area. Social...
Tags: community development services, community legal clinics, housing law, public legal education, social assistnance
Location: St. Catherines , ON , 216-479a CARLTON STREET
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 905-934-2233
Hours:
Hours: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Advocacy Description: WE PROVIDE FREE ADVOCACY WITH GOVERNMENT OFFFICES (O.D.S.P., ONTARIO WORKS, WSIB) ALSO PROVIDE COUSELLING FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ADDICTIONS. ALSO FAMILY COUNSELLING. WORKING WITH IMMIGRANTS AND...
Location: Campbell River , BC , 101-300 St Ann's Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: Debt, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: 250-286-3436
Advocacy Description: We have a legal advocate that will assist with welfare, tenancy, disability, CPP disability and pension income, including reconsiderations and tribunal representation if required. We also host pro...
Tags: CPP, disability, homeless outreach, pensions
Location: Charlottetown , PE , 5 Lower Malpeque Road, Unit #2
Landmark Plaza
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 902-892-9149
Advocacy Description: The PEI Council of People with Disabilities was formed in 1974. The Council is a province-wide, cross-disability organization in Prince Edward Island and has provided direct services to, and spoken...
Tags: disability, employment services
Location: Montague , PE , Brudnell Mini-Mall
2 Crescent Lane, Unit C
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 902-838-5878
Advocacy Description: The PEI Council of People with Disabilities was formed in 1974. The Council is a province-wide, cross-disability organization in Prince Edward Island and has provided direct services to, and spoken...
Tags: disability, employment services
Location: Summerside , PE , 11 Water St., Unit 3
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 902-436-9259
Advocacy Description: The PEI Council of People with Disabilities was formed in 1974. The Council is a province-wide, cross-disability organization in Prince Edward Island and has provided direct services to, and spoken...
Tags: disability, employment services
Location: Kamloops , BC , 182 B Tranquille Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 250-376-7878
Advocacy Description: Kamloops Society for People In Motion operates an information and resource centre for people in Kamloops and the surrounding area living with a disability. Services include: Monthly information...
Tags: accessibility, adaptive technologies, disabled parking, people with disabilities
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...
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