Find An Advocate: General Advocacy

Location: Red Deer , AB , #301, 5008 Ross Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 403-314-9129
Advocacy Description: The Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic (CACLC) provides legal advice and information to people who cannot afford a lawyer and do not qualify for legal aid. Volunteer Lawyers provide information...
Location: Montréal , QC , 3680 Jeanne Mance, #470
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: (514) 849-5599
Hours:
Monday – Thursday 10am – 4:00pm ***Please note, our summer hours are flexible, please phone or email before stopping by.
Advocacy Description: We are the Centre for Community Organizations (Centre des organismes communautaires), a provincial, nonprofit group based in Montreal aimed at building organizational and community capacity primarily...
Tags: Community Organizations
Location: Toronto , ON , 2141 Jane Street, 2nd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416.533.8545
Other Telephone: AIDS Program: 416.925.2800. Legal Clinic: 416.533.0680. Women’s Program: 416.533.6411
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples serves new immigrants from 20 Spanish-speaking countries as well as members of other communities. They offer a variety of services designed to overcome...
Tags: immigration help, Latin American, Latino/Latina, legal aid, legal assistance, settlement support, women's support
Location: Montréal , QC , 1001, boul. De Maisonneuve Ouest, Bureau 420
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth
Telephone: 514-287-9625
Advocacy Description: L’Association des centres de réadaptation en dépendance du Québec regroupe 21 membres dont tous les centres publics de réadaptation et quelques organismes apparentés offrant des services spécialisés...
Tags: addiction centres, drugs and alcohol, rehabilitation centres, resource centre
Location: Vancouver , BC , #330-409 Granville Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Women
Telephone: 604-408-9484
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Support to individuals and families going through the various stages of diagnoses, acceptance and living with cerebral palsy. Counselling, assistance for funding applications, finding accessible...
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: St. John's , NL , 460 Torbay Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: (709)722-7011
Advocacy Description: Operating at the provincial and local levels, COD is an advocacy organization concerned with all persons with disabilities, promoting their rights and raising public awareness of their needs. COD is...
Tags: advocacy, disability, Persons with Disabilities
Location: Revelstoke , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 837-4779
Hours:
8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: We offer free of charge advocacy services in the Columbia/Kootenay regions in BC Canada. Our focus areas are in family law, child welfare,mental health, and seniors issues. We will also do Income...
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: Montréal , QC , 2, Complexe Desjardins, Tour de l'Est, bureau 1404
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 514-873-3562
Advocacy Description: La Commission des services juridiques est l’organisme chargé de l’application de la Loi sur l’aide juridique au Québec. Elle s’assure que l’aide juridique est accessible à toute personne éligible qui...
Tags: legal advocacy, legal aid, legal assistance
Location: St. Catherines , ON , 12 North Street
PO Box 575
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: St. Catherines: 905-685-1349
Advocacy Description: Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive emergency services to those in need. Services include but are not limited to food security,...
Tags: dental emergencies, emergency services, food bank, food programs, health, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, money management, skills development
Location: Thorold , ON , 19 Albert Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: Thorold: 905-227-9240
Advocacy Description: Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive emergency services to those in need. Services include but are not limited to food security,...
Tags: dental emergencies, emergency services, food bank, food programs, health, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, money management, skills development
Location: Corner Brook , NL , 133 Riverside Drive
PO Box 2006
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: (709) 634-4322
Advocacy Description: The Community Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (CCHH) is an advisory committee. The CCHH is responsible for increasing community awareness about housing and homelessness issues, and for working...
Tags: homelessness
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: Saskatoon , SK , 123 20th St. West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 306-657-6100
Hours:
Walk-In Clinic The Walk In Clinic is for application purposes and runs every Monday and Wednesday between 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Once the matter is assigned to a law student, appointments to see them are required. Legal Advice Clinic The appointments run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Legal Advice Clinic is accessible by appointment only, so please call to arrange a time.
Advocacy Description: CLASSIC runs two programs: a Walk-In Advocacy Clinic, and a Legal Advice Clinic. The Walk-In Advocacy Clinic provides clients with legal information and/or basic legal services. Clients are assisted...
Tags: legal clinic
Location: Vancouver , BC , 300 - 1140 West Pender Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-685-3425
Advocacy Description: The purpose of the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) is to provide legal advice and assistance and to use and develop the law for the benefit of people who are physically, mentally, socially...
Tags: human rights clinic, mental health
Location: Winnipeg , MB , #6 - 120 Maryland Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: 204-786-1607
Advocacy Description: Provincial organization committed to addressing issues of empowerment and citizenship for people with intellectual disabilities. Works through local chapters.
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...
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