Find An Advocate: Employment and Unemployment

Location: Calgary , AB , 100, 840 - 7th Avenue S.W
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: (403) 234-9266
Advocacy Description: Provides free legal advice for individuals with low income who do not qualify for Legal Aid. Advice and information on family, criminal, civil issues, including orders of protection, and benefit such...
Location: Calgary , AB , 2002 1st Ave. NW
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Workers
Telephone: 403-264-8100, ext. 21
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (please note: hours of individual employees may vary).
Advocacy Description: The Calgary Workers Resource Centre provides help with filling in applications/complaints/claims/appeals, info and support, advocacy and workshops for workers and people applying for Employment...
BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604-876-2622
Advocacy Description: We are a Pan Canadian group of sexual assault centres who have come together to implement the legal, social and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent, and ultimately eradicate, rape and sexual...
Tags: transition houses, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's advocacy, women's housing, women's resource centre
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 118C, North First Avenue (Village Square)
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (778) 412-9333
Tags: settlement services
ON ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Mental Health, Multicultural, Welfare, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: CASSA is a social justice umbrella organization working with Ontario’s diverse South Asian communities. They have an extensive service directory with listings of organizations from across Ontario.
Tags: childcare, children's aid, clinics, community centres, credit counselling, employment services, intercultural, multicultural, neighbourhood house, south asian, women's centre, women's shelter
Location: Kelowna , BC , 280-1855 Kirschner Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Violence, Women
Telephone: 250 763-4613
Advocacy Description: Advocacy and support for women and children affected by violence or involved in the justice system. Counselling, career development, victim services and outreach services available.
Tags: justice system, victim services
QC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Workers
Hours:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: En effet, quelque 150 centres locaux d'emploi (CLE) et points de service sont répartis dans les 17 regions. Chacun d’eux offre des ressources et des services : aux personnes qui ont besoin d’une aide...
Tags: employment assistance, employment centre, employment resource centre, financial assistance
Location: Chilliwack , BC , 8937 School Street
The Village - Youth Services entrance
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: 604-702-2907
Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 7:30am - 6pm
Advocacy Description: Chilliwack's Community Legal Advocacy Centre is part of Abbotsford Community Services. Information, advice, referrals & representation on a variety of issues including: Income assistance -...
Location: Richmond , BC , 120 - 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-279-7077
Advocacy Description: Free and confidential, trained volunteer advocates at the Outreach & Advocacy program are able to support our clients in many ways. Services range from housing and benefit applications to more...
Tags: multilingual
Location: Richmond , BC , 8151 Park Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-247-1175
Advocacy Description: Free and confidential, trained volunteer advocates at the Outreach & Advocacy program are able to support our clients in many ways. Services range from housing and benefit applications to more...
Location: Moncton , NB , 51 Williams Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Women, Workers
Telephone: 506-855-0002
Advocacy Description: The New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity is a group of individuals and organizations that actively advocates for pay equity legislation in both the public and private sectors. The Coalition’s...
Tags: employment equity, pay equity
Location: Montréal , QC , 3734, ave. du Parc
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Workers
Telephone: 514-933-5915
Advocacy Description: Le Comité Chômage de Montréal est un organisme communautaire de défense des droits des chômeurs et chômeuses. D'abord le Comité offre des services techniques de conseil et de représentation des...
Tags: employment equity, francophone, resource centre, Unemployment advocacy
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: 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: Winnipeg , MB , 501-275 Broadway Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Welfare
Telephone: (204) 942-6556
Advocacy Description: Provides information on Employment Insurance and advocates on behalf of clients. The Community Unemployed Help Centre has five primary roles: Advocating for people having problems with E.I....
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: Surrey , BC , #1107, 7330 – 137th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women, Workers
Telephone: (604) 597-0205
Hours:
Main Site Office Hours: Monday and Friday – 8:30am - 4:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – 8:30am-9:00pm
Advocacy Description: DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society (formally Surrey Delta Immigrant Services Society) offers counselling, employment, outreach and other services.
Tags: clinic, job training, settlement services, translation
Location: Edmonton , AB , #401, 10010 105 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Prisoners, Violence
Telephone: (780) 428-7590
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 4:30 (closed from noon – 1:00 p.m. daily)
Advocacy Description: At Edmonton John Howard Society, we offer hope and opportunities through a variety of practical services and innovative programs: Housing and help finding housing Help finding employment Help...
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...
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