Find An Advocate: General Advocacy

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: Fort St. John , BC , 10051 - 100th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: (250) 787-1121
Hours:
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Advocacy Description: Provides general advocacy services and second stage housing. Information: Pamphlets, magazines, books, videos, on a wide variety of topics as well as internet access to information. Referrals:...
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: Ottawa , ON , Lowertown Community Resource Centre
40 Cobourg Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists
Telephone: 613-789-3930 ext. 314
Advocacy Description: The GACF (Groupe d’action communautaire francophone) is an Ottawa-based community group consisting of francophone citizens and representatives of various community agencies. Our mission is to unite...
Tags: anti-poverty advocacy, francophone, French speaking
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 , 101-490 Quebec St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (250) 563-1853
Advocacy Description: Handy Circle Resource Society provides and promotes public awareness of the needs of the disabled. Peer counselling, Information and referral services for special needs. Workshops / seminars /...
Location: Squamish , BC , 38021 Third Avenue, PO Box 2052
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: (604)-892-5748
Website: http://hswc.ca/
Hours:
Tuesday through Friday 10am – 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: The Women’s Centre Squamish is a single access point for resources, referrals, emotional support, health and safety for women and children. Services that we provide include: ◦Support /Advocacy/...
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Location: St. John's , NL , 4 Escasoni Place
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: (709) 722-4031
Other Telephone: TTY: (709) 722-7998
Advocacy Description: The ILRC is a resource centre designed by and for people with disabilities. The Independent Living Resource Centre supports people with disabilities to make their own choices, take risks and have...
Tags: advocacy, disability assistance, skills development
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: Victoria , BC , #100-754 Broughton St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Victoria Voice: 250.592.8144
Other Telephone: Victoria TTY: 250.592.8147 1.877.667.5488
Hours:
Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed for Lunch between 12 noon and 1 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #67-B Skinner St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Nanaimo Voice: 250.753.0999
Other Telephone: Nanaimo TTY: 250.753.0977 1.877.424.3323
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Jasper , AB , PO Box 1090
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: (780) 852-2100
Other Telephone: (780) 852-7250
Advocacy Description: Advocacy, information and referral services. The Jasper Community Team and its flagship program, Community Outreach Services, are dedicated to providing local, meaningful services to Jasper...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 305-1985 West Broadway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Housing and Tenants, Multicultural
Telephone: 604-257-5151
Advocacy Description: The JFSA offers settlement services, counseling services, seniors services, employment services, and basic resources. The Basic Resource Department assists clients in navigating government systems....
Tags: Jewish
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 302 – 65 Front Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Debt, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-741-5447
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Justice Access Centre is the place to come when you need help with problems and legal issues that affect your everyday life such as separation or divorce, income security, employment, housing, or...
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
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