Find An Advocate: Employment and Unemployment

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: 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: Toronto , ON , 59 Adelaide Street East, 6th Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (416) 364-8228
Advocacy Description: Fred Victor is a social services organization that helps homeless and low income people living in Toronto. They offer a wide range of programs that help each person find the support they need....
Tags: emergency shelter, employment program, employment resource centre, homelessness, homelessness outreach, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, housing support, shelter, social service support, transitional housing, women's housing, women's shelter
Location: Gander , NL , 61 Elizabeth Drive, Polaris Building,First Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 709-256 4395
Advocacy Description: The Gander Status of Women Council works towards achieving equality through advocacy, lobbying, public education, providing community leadership and delivering direct services. The Gander Women's...
Tags: women fleeing abuse, women's advocacy, women's centre
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: Massett , BC , Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (250) 626-3522
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Elizabeth Moore Provides help with legal issues, including housing, will & estates, EI appeals, WCB, social assistance, child support, applications for legal services, or reviewing...
Location: Skidegate , BC , Box 160
Queen Charlotte, BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 250-559-9042
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Bev Collinson
Location: Prince George , BC , 1270 - 2nd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (250) 562-2900
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide general assistance to immigrants and refugees, including employment services, English language classes and anti-racism advocacy.
Tags: settlement services
Location: Iqaluit , NU , P.O. Box 759
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 867-979-2400
Advocacy Description: The Tukisigiarvik Centre offers practical support and assistance to Iqalummiut individuals and families with personal and family issues, health, healing, education, employment (through resume writing...
Tags: counselling, Inuit, Inuk, traditional skill development
Location: Vancouver , BC , 290 – 800 Hornby St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 604 660-2084
Hours:
Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Wednesday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please note the self-help and information services area of the Vancouver Justice Access Centre is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please come in person. Self-help and information services are not available by telephone.
Advocacy Description: At the Vancouver Justice Access Centre, we know that you may be able to solve your own problems and issues with easy access to the right information. Everyone facing a family or civil law issue...
Tags: civil law, debt, divorce, employment, family law, housing, income security
Location: Victoria , BC , 225 - 850 Burdett Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250 356-7012
Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. The centre serves Victoria and the surrounding south Vancouver Island and Gulf Island communities. If you can’t travel to the centre, call for information.
Advocacy Description: At the Victoria Justice Access Centre, we can help assess what you need, provide information about your legal and related issues and refer you to services that are available for your situation, which...
Tags: family justice, mediation, Small claims
Location: Prince Rupert , BC , 571 McKay Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: (250) 627-KAPS (5277)
Advocacy Description: Kaien Anti-Poverty Society has a number of programs for low-income families: Family program Food program: bags of food distributed to families, seniors, single parents Free store Children’s program...
Tags: BC Housing, EIC, income assistance
Location: Montréal , QC , 505, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, bureau 400
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 514 842-4861
Advocacy Description: L'Association québécoise d'établissements de santé et de services sociaux (AQESSS) est le porte-parole de 125 établissements membres composés des centres de santé et de services sociaux (CSSS), des...
Tags: health services, mental health services, social services
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: 604 254 9626
Other Telephone: 604 878 7400
Advocacy Description: Free legal consultation for Temporary Foreign Workers MOSAIC and Access Pro Bono have launched a legal clinic for temporary foreign workers. Pro Bono lawyers are available to provide a 30 minute free...
Tags: Espanol, migrant workers, Spanish, temporary foreign workers
Location: London , ON , 866 A Dundas St.
P.O Box 2801
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (519) 438-8676
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides information, support and community-based programs to low-income Londoners. Our front-line services deal with the immediate crises and problems faced by low-income people,...
Tags: food security, free store, homelessness prevention, mediation, poverty advocacy, poverty prevention, women's housing, women's resource centre
Location: Brandon , MB , Room 328, 340 9th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Workers
Telephone: 204-945-5787
Advocacy Description: The Worker Advisor Office is a branch of Manitoba Labour and Immigration, which provides free, confidential advice, assistance and in some cases, representation to workers and/or their dependents who...
Location: Winnipeg , MB , Room 406 - 401 York Avenue
Norquay Building
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Workers
Telephone: 204-945-5787
Advocacy Description: The Worker Advisor Office is a branch of Manitoba Labour and Immigration, which provides free, confidential advice, assistance and in some cases, representation to workers and/or their dependents who...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Second floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 254-9626
Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Poverty Law (Income Security, Canadian Pension Plan, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards), Debt (e.g. CRA, MSP) and Immigration Law (Permanent residency for Convention Refugees or Protected...
Tags: Canadian Pension Plan, CRA, ei, income security, MSP debt, permanent residency
Location: Montréal , QC , 110 rue Sainte-Thérèse, bureau 101
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Women
Telephone: 1 514 876-1180
Advocacy Description: NetFemmes est un réseau pour et par les femmes, mis sur pied par le Centre de documentation sur l'éducation des adultes et la condition féminine (CDÉACF), développé en étroite collaboration avec les...
Tags: community forum, women's centres, women's employment resources, women's resource centre
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
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