Find An Advocate: General Advocacy

Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Second floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 254-9626
Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Poverty Law (Income Security, Canadian Pension Plan, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards), Debt (e.g. CRA, MSP) and Immigration Law (Permanent residency for Convention Refugees or Protected...
Tags: Canadian Pension Plan, CRA, ei, income security, MSP debt, permanent residency
Location: Vancouver , BC , 4802 Fraser St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 879–3277
Advocacy Description: The Multicultural Helping House Society – Newcomers Resource Center (MHHS – NRC) has provided assistance to thousands of new immigrants in addressing their needs from settlement, employment, social...
Tags: live-in caregivers, settlement services, temporary foreign workers
Location: St. John's , NL , 44 Torbay Road
Box # 9, Nuport Building
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 1-709-726-0321
Advocacy Description: MWONL is a provincial based voluntary, non-profit organization for multicultural women and their families. Programs and Services include:00 Career Development and Employment Support Health and...
Tags: social support, women, women's advocacy
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #114 - 285 Prideaux Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250-753-2321
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Advocacy Description: Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy has been providing services in the mid-Vancouver Island since the early 1970s. The services provided include but are not limited to: •General and crisis advocacy •The...
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 207 - 1999 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-985-5355
Advocacy Description: The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia provides assistance to Aboriginal people in conflict with the law and ensures they participate fully in the justice system...
Location: Montréal , QC , 110 rue Sainte-Thérèse, bureau 101
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Women
Telephone: 1 514 876-1180
Advocacy Description: NetFemmes est un réseau pour et par les femmes, mis sur pied par le Centre de documentation sur l'éducation des adultes et la condition féminine (CDÉACF), développé en étroite collaboration avec les...
Tags: community forum, women's centres, women's employment resources, women's resource centre
Location: Fredericton , NB , 800 Hanwell Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family
Telephone: (506) 453-4400
Advocacy Description: The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is a provincial, voluntary, non-profit organization that works on behalf of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their...
Tags: family support, information and education, intellectual disabilities advocacy, resource centre, skills development
Location: Port Alberni , BC , 3178-2nd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-724-7137
Hours:
Wednesday and Friday 9:00am - 3:30pm Drop in is on Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am Friday is appointments only
Advocacy Description: The Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through...
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: St. John’s , NL , 21 Crosbie Place
P.O. Box 8700
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: 709-729-2709
Advocacy Description: In the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Human Rights Code sets out rules that ensure the protection of individuals from discrimination and harassment. The Human Rights Commission works hard...
Tags: human rights
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: Kaslo , BC , 336 'B' Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Women
Telephone: (250) 353-7691
Hours:
9 to noon and 1 to 4, Monday to Thursday.
Advocacy Description: Provide general advocacy and counselling services. Community Counselling, Addictions and Alcohol Counselling, Children and Youth Counselling, Victims assistance and counselling, Family support, and...
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: North Vancouver , BC , 212 –145 East 15th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604-987-0366
Advocacy Description: 24 hour women’s crisis line to deal with abuse issues. General advocacy services and transition home for women fleeing abuse.
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 3158 Mountain Highway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: 604.985.5371
Hours:
Monday to Thursday — 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday — 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Addresses advocacy issues on topics such as accessible, affordable housing, home support issues, transportation issues, Disability Benefits, CPP benefits, and systemic advocacy.
Location: North York , ON , 700 Lawrence Ave. West, Suite 226
Lawrence Square Mall
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-784-0920
Advocacy Description: North York Community House has been serving the residents of southwest North York for over 20 years. Their programs include: English Language Support Community Settlement Workers Family Support...
Tags: ESL instruction, family support groups, homework program, parenting program, settlement services, women's support groups, youth drop-in
Location: Dawson Creek , BC , 11401 8 Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-782-2710
Hours:
Monday - Thursday 12:00-4:00 PM
Advocacy Description: Outreach & legal advocacy.
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
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