Find An Advocate: Employment and Unemployment

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: Merritt , BC , 2025 Granite Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250-378-9632
Hours:
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Mon. - Fri.
Advocacy Description: Advice, assistance and representation for low income residents of the Nicola valley and surrounding area on a variety of poverty law topics and unfunded criminal and family law issues.
Tags: criminal law
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: 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: Surrey , BC , 9815 - 140 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: (604) 584-5811
Advocacy Description: Helps newly arrived immigrants and refugees to settle in Canada by providing orientation to their new communities and guidance and support to access government and community services.
Tags: settlement
Location: Toronto , ON , 1499 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural
Telephone: (416) 537-2262
Advocacy Description: The Parkdale Activity – Recreation Centre is a drop-in community centre that imagines a world where extreme poverty no longer exists. The PARC Drop-In Program provides friendship, social...
Tags: anti-poverty, drop-in centre, employment resources, food security, healthcare outreach, homelessness prevention, housing assistance, parkdale, poverty outreach, poverty prevention
Location: Charlottetown , PE , 25 University Avenue, Suite 400, Holman Building (4th floor)
Confederation Court Mall, PO Box 2846
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees
Telephone: 902-628-6009
Advocacy Description: The PEI ANC was incorporated in 1993. It is mandated to provide a wide variety of short-term settlement services and long-term social inclusion and community integration programs for immigrants. PEI...
Tags: advocacy, employment services, immigration, newcomers, settlement services, skill building
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: Charlottetown , PE , 326 Patterson Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Workers
Telephone: 902-368-3068
Advocacy Description: Works at organizing and uniting all workers to promote social change and better worker's rights. Programs offered include women's programs, education, health and safety.
Tags: general labour rights, health and safety, workplace safety
Location: Penticton , BC , #209-304 Martin St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Legal Info (PLEI), Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-493-6822
Hours:
Regular Drop – In Hours 1pm – 4pm on Monday through Thursday No drop-in second Thursday of every month
Advocacy Description: The Society can help you with your landlord, income assistance, disability applications, employment insurance, abuse, food, getting legal information, debts, family, health, income taxes. There is a...
Tags: disability advocate, legal clinic
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...
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: Prince George , BC , 1600 3rd Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 564-3568
Advocacy Description: Provides informal advocacy, weekly pro bono law clinic and helps administer a free dental service.
Location: Vancouver , BC , 8153 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 324-7733 - Vancouver/Main Office
Other Telephone: (604) 596-7722 - Surrey
Advocacy Description: PICS provides clients with services such as employment programs and counseling, immigration and settlement information, language training, drug/alcohol counseling and seniors housing. Our offices in...
Tags: farm workers
Location: Montréal , QC , 105, rue Ontario Est, suite 204
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 514-879-1949
Advocacy Description: Le RAPSIM regroupe près de 90 organismes intervenant directement et indirectement auprès des personnes en situation d'itinérance et à risque à Montréal. Sa mission est la défense des droits des...
Tags: anti-poverty, homelessness, housing advocacy
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