Find An Advocate: Disability

Location: Powell River , BC , 207 - 4801 Joyce Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 485-0950
Hours:
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Joyce Percey If you are poor and need legal advice and assistance, the Poverty Law Advocate will help you with the following services: Help filling out forms Help applying for or appealing...
Location: Fredericton , NB , 440 King Street, Suite 648
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: (506) 444-3000
Advocacy Description: The Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons is a body for consultation and study which was created to advise the provincial government and the general public on matters relating to the...
Tags: disability assistance, disability policy making, disability resources, government
Location: Regina , SK , 2330 Victoria Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: 306-352-6386
Advocacy Description: The work of the Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry (RAPM) is done in three areas: individual advocacy, public education and social justice. Its individual advocacy works in areas of housing and tenancy,...
Location: Saskatoon , BC , 905 20th Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: 306-380-6261
Hours:
Monday and Wednesday 1-4. Other days by appointment only
Advocacy Description: We provide free advocacy for the disabled and low income singles and family. We help client navigate the system like Social Services, landlord disputes, Family Services, WCB, and EI.
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 31581 South Fraser Way
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 604.852.7888
Advocacy Description: Varied advocacy and representation services provided for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
Location: Coquitlam , BC , #200-25 King Edward St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: Main Number: 604-540-9161
Other Telephone: Legal Advocate: 604-937-6982
Advocacy Description: The Legal Advocacy Program is available on Wednesdays and Fridays only. The Program will only be available to assist with Persons with Disability Applications and Reconsiderations until further...
Location: Surrey , BC , #102 13771 72A Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Welfare
Telephone: Newton Resource Centre: 604.596.2311
Advocacy Description: Sources Advocacy Programs will provide support, assistance, and information for people on Income Assistance or with low incomes, including Homeless Prevention, Mental Health Advocacy, Disability...
Tags: criminal law, Homeless prevention, poverty law, pro bono legal clinic, tax
Location: Moncton , NB , 12 Coronation Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: 506-384-8260 TTY
Other Telephone: 506-859-6101 Voice
Advocacy Description: South-East Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services is a non-profit, charitable agency that serves and advocates on behalf of the Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing community in south-eastern New...
Tags: deaf, disability services, hard of hearing, oral interpreter, sign language services, skills development
ON ,
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...
Tags: african canadians, chinese, correctional law, environmental law, HIV/AIDS, income security, industrial accident victims, injured worker, south asian, southeast asian, Spanish, workers' health, workers' safety'
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1130 Jervis St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604 683 4287
Hours:
Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: St. Paul’s Anglican Church Advocacy Office provides help and support to anyone in difficulty. Welfare, housing, food access, legal issues, accommodation problems, or access to government services are...
Location: Penticton , BC , 113-437 Martin St.
Box 242
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: (250) 493-2002
Hours:
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Education advocacy, peer support: small groups and one on one. They also hope to have a special peer support for caregivers Program and are working towards a water hydrotherapy excersise program....
Location: Terrace , BC , #200 - 3219 Eby St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 250-635-3178 - Main Number
Advocacy Description: TDCSS offers a variety of specialized programs geared towards helping people in the Northwest. Programs include: Community Living Services, Youth and Family Services, Counselling and Support Services...
Tags: counselling, employment services, youth and children services
Location: Nelson , BC , 521 Vernon Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 250.352.5777
Hours:
Advocacy Centre: Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday — 10am – 4pm (closed from 12-1pm) Tuesday — 1-4pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. They also provide...
Tags: child abuse, child protection advocacy, education, family law, parenting, poverty advocacy, social assistance, victim assistance
Location: Cobourg , ON , 1005 Elgin Street West
Suite #301
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 905-372-2646
Advocacy Description: THCN helps the unemployed and disadvantaged residents of Northumberland County through programs that give help for the real world problems of low-income people. The Help Centre provides programs in...
Tags: Canada Pension Plan, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards, evictions, ontario disability support program, Ontario Human Rights complaints, Ontario Works, rent bank, tenant hearings, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1725 Venables Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604-253-0669
Advocacy Description: The Kettle supports people living with mental illness to lead healthier lives by: - Providing Housing, employment, advocacy and support services - Raising awareness of mental health issues and...
Tags: community services, employment program, health clinic, housing program, lifeskills, mental health clinic, outreach
Location: Salmon Arm , BC , 681 Marine Park Drive NE
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Consumer Law, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-832-2170
Hours:
9-4 Mon through Thu; 9-12 Fri
Advocacy Description: The legal advocacy program provides free information, advice, referrals and representations for residents of the Shuswap in the areas of federal and provincial disability benefits, residential...
Location: Cranbrook , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Advocacy Description: The Traveling Poverty Law Advocate Program is sponsored by Community Connections Society of Southeast BC and is funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia. The Traveling Advocate provides...
Tags: Canada Pension Plan, disability appeals, disability benefits information, Employment Standards, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Human Rights complaints, old age security, the S.A.F.E.R program, welfare appeals
Location: Victoria , BC , 302-895 Fort St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 361-3521
Hours:
Monday 1-4:30 pm Tuesday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Wednesday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Thursday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Friday 1-4 pm
Advocacy Description: TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits and tenancy issues. TAPS provides legal education and...
Tags: antipoverty
Location: Prince Rupert , BC , 869 Fraser St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 627-8776
Advocacy Description: General anti-poverty advocacy available.
Tags: pensions, tribunals
Location: Toronto , ON , 1651 Keele Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 416-653-5400
Advocacy Description: With four full-service locations, Unison is now serving over 22,000 clients and offers core services that include primary health care, counselling, health promotion, early years programs, legal...
Tags: community health centre, counselling services, immigrant services, legal clinic, people living with disabilities, seniors' services
Syndicate content