Find An Advocate: General Advocacy

Location: Sechelt , BC , 5520 Trail Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Women
Telephone: (604) 885-4088
Hours:
General office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. We are closed Fridays, weekends and holidays.
Advocacy Description: The Community Resource Centre is open to all Sunshine Coast residents seeking information about local resources and services or needing support. Services include: Information and Referral •...
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22718 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604 467-6911
Advocacy Description: Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services' Community Law Advocacy Program provides information, Advice/Assistance, Referrals and Representation for a variety of issues including: • Welfare Issues...
Location: St. John's , NL , 284 Lemarchant Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 753-2560
Advocacy Description: Consumers' Health Awareness Network Newfoundland And Labrador (CHANNAL) is a provincial organization that exists to build and strengthen a self-help network among individuals who live with mental...
Tags: advocacy, mental health, mental health consumers, peer support, skill building, social support, survivors
Location: Corner Brook , NL , P.O. Box 373
2 Carmen Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: 709-639-8522
Advocacy Description: The Centre provides: * crisis intervention * short term supportive counseling * community education * outreach * professional development * policy consultation * community...
Tags: counseling, crisis assistance, housing support, women's advocacy, women's centre
Location: New Westminster , BC , Head Office
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt
Advocacy Description: Established in 1996, the Credit Counselling Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families find solutions to their debt and money problems. We provide consumers...
Location: Halifax , NS , 2209 Gottingen Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 902-423-8105
Advocacy Description: Dalhousie Legal Aid Service has been in operation since 1970, and is the only community law clinic in Nova Scotia. The Clinic is a unique partnership of community groups, law students, community...
Tags: information and education, legal aid, legal assistance, resource centre
Location: Kingston , ON , 302 Victoria St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Debt, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 613-545-9640
Hours:
Open 24 hours daily 365 days a year
Advocacy Description: Dawn House Women’s Shelter operates to support and empower homeless women and their children by providing temporary shelter, counseling and advocacy.
Location: Dawson City , YT , Box 784
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 1-867-993-5086
Advocacy Description: The Dawson City Women's Shelter provides confidential shelter, support and advocacy to women and children in crisis on a twenty-four hour basis. The home also provides emergency shelter to transient...
Tags: women and children
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: London , ON ,
Faculty of Law, Room 126
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: 519-661-4044
Advocacy Description: The Dispute Resolution Centre (DRC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides free mediation services to residents of London and Middlesex County who wish to resolve their disputes quickly,...
Tags: dispute resolution, mediation
Location: Vancouver , BC , 302 Columbia St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: (604) 681-8480
Advocacy Description: Varied advocacy services available for women, including mental health and housing advocacy. There is also advocacy for family protection issues for Moms (CFCSA) files, and "Resources in the DTES”...
Location: Prince George , BC , 1575 – 5th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 563-1113 (Prince George)
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Location: Quesnel , BC , #205 - 350 Barlow Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 991-0992
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Location: Burns Lake , BC , PO Box 316
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 692-7559
Other Telephone: 24 hour crisis and support line (250) 692-5720 (Burns Lake)
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
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...
Location: Windsor , ON , 235 Eugenie St. W.
Suite 105A
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (519) 966-5010
Hours:
Monday: 9am-5pm Tuesday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday: 9am - 2 pm Sunday: closed
Advocacy Description: At Family Services Windsor-Essex, we provide a variety of different programs and services to enrich the community. Services include: Counseling Adult Protective Service Worker Program (Support for...
Location: Shelburne , ON , Mel Lloyd Centre
167 Centre Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357
Other Telephone: TTY: 519-942-1651
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Bolton , ON , 18 King St.E., Unit D6
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357
Other Telephone: TTY: 519-942-1651
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Orangeville , ON , 20 Bredin Pkwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-942-4122
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Fernie , BC , 1592 10th Avenue
PO Box 2054
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: 250.423.4687
Advocacy Description: Women can access individual support, including crisis intervention, safety planning, life management skills, advocacy and accompaniment through legal and government systems, and referrals to...
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