Find An Advocate: General Advocacy

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: Kamloops , BC , 448 Tranquille Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (778) 470 -6101
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: Kamloops Immigrant Services (KIS) is a non-profit society devoted to welcoming immigrants and newcomers to Kamloops and the surrounding areas. General advocacy, community support services provided by...
Tags: ESL, settlement services
Location: Surrey , BC , 10667 – 135A Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 604-589-8678 (Office)
Other Telephone: 604-589-7777 (Shelter), 604-589-1002 (Housing Program)
Advocacy Description: Housing and Health Solutions (formerly South Fraser Community Services Society) is a non-profit, charitable organization providing basic services and support to disadvantaged and vulnerable...
Tags: drop-in centre, HIV/AIDS, meals, medical clinic, outreach, shelter, social housing, street youth
Location: Kelowna , BC , 442 Leon Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 763-4905
Advocacy Description: A non-profit organization working with/for First Nations people, but our doors & our programs are open to everyone. Services include legal advocacy for aboriginal people living off-reserve. The...
Location: Creston , BC , 102 - 12th Avenue South
P.O. Box 237
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: (250) 402-0068
Other Telephone: (250) 428-6856 (24 hour safe home crisis line)
Advocacy Description: The Kootenai Community Centre Society provides the following programs and services to the Creston Valley and the east shore of Kootenay Lake. The Society's Irvine House program provides refuge to...
Location: Montréal , QC , 1001, boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, bureau 410
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence
Telephone: 514 842-5181
Advocacy Description: L'Association des centres jeunesse du Québec est ainsi formée des 16 centres jeunesse du territoire québécois et des 3 centres à vocations multiples des territoires nordiques qui ont pour mission de...
Tags: children and youth, youth advocacy, youth centres
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: Montréal , QC , 110, rue Ste Therese, bureau 507
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Family, Women
Telephone: 514-876-9965
Advocacy Description: L'R, c'est la somme des 102 centres membres, regroupés régionalement en tables de centres de femmes. Chacune des 15 tables régionales délègue une représentante à L'R pour former le comité de...
Tags: women's centres, women's resource centre
Location: Montréal , QC , C.P. 55036 Succ. Maisonneuve
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Violence, Women
Telephone: 514-878-9757
Advocacy Description: la Fédération entend-elle promouvoir et défendre les intérêts des maisons d’hébergement pour femmes violentées et en difficulté membres en tenant compte de leur autonomie, de leurs particularités, de...
Tags: emergency housing, housing support, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's advocacy, women's centres, women's resource centre
Location: Ladysmith , BC , 630 2nd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: 250-245-3079
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: For Police-Based Victim Services, the organization provides programs that include but are not restricted to: •crisis intervention •emotional support •practical assistance •information on the progress...
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (604) 593-2448
Advocacy Description: Supports and advocates for Latin American families in BC regarding info and referrals to services available and community networks. Spanish and French available on call Contactenos para referencias a...
Tags: Lanito/Latina, Latin American, Spanish
Location: Montréal , QC , 2350, boul. de Maisonneuve Est, Bureau 205
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: (514) 522-1010
Advocacy Description: Le FRAPRU est un regroupement national de lutte pour le droit au logement. Avec près de 130 groupes membres dans les différentes régions du Québec, le FRAPRU lutte prioritairement pour le...
Tags: housing advocacy, housing rights, housing support, low-income housing
Location: Winnipeg , MB , 202-393 Portage Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 204 258 3096
Hours:
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays 1 - 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: Legal Help Centre will provide you with legal information and referrals when you think you have a legal problem. Drop-in Clinics are available to those with family incomes under $50,000 per year. At...
Location: Fredericton , NB , P.O. Box 1441, Stn A
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 506-451-2120
Advocacy Description: Liberty Lane Inc. is a charitable organization, offering a Second Stage Housing Program and a Family Violence Prevention Outreach Program to women and children who have experienced family violence.
Tags: supportive housing, violence prevention, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's supportive housing
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: London , ON , 866 Dundas Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides specialized assistance to all individuals in obtaining government benefits to which they may be entitled, such as OAS, GIS, EI, Canada Pension Plan, Ontario Works, subsidized...
Tags: CPP, homelessness prevention, low income, ODSP
Location: Vancouver , BC , 3981 Main St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 879-7104
Advocacy Description: Provides multilingual services for refugee claimants and immigrants, including help with applying for social assistance. There is also a LSLAP clinic and a free income tax clinic on site. Serves the...
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22554 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health
Telephone: (604) 467-6055
Advocacy Description: Offers information and services on parenting, parent and child programming, mental health services, personal growth, multiculturalism, diversity education, food security and community kitchens.
Location: Lakeside , NS , P.O. Box 1
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 902-876-0006
Advocacy Description: The Marguerite Centre is an 11-bed, long-term residential facility for women in recovery from addictions and abuse. The Marguerite Centre believes in the right for women to recover from their...
Tags: addiction services, skills development, supportive housing, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's housing
Location: Lumby , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (250) 547-9770
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy for welfare, WCB, youth, and seniors.
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