Find An Advocate: General Advocacy

Location: Shelburne , NS , 35 King Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Women
Telephone: 902-742-0085
Advocacy Description: The Women's Centre offers a variety of services including: Individual supportive counseling Programming based on the needs and wants of women Going to appointments with you (lawyer, doctor, court,...
Tags: women's advocacy, women's centre, women's resource centre
Location: Winnipeg , MB , 60 Maryland Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: (204) 772-7876
Advocacy Description: Their work ranges from educating and engaging women on the economic influences at work in their lives through the development of the Women & Economy website and Banging the Door Down video, to...
Location: Prince Rupert , BC , 869 Fraser St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 627-8776
Advocacy Description: General anti-poverty advocacy available.
Tags: pensions, tribunals
Location: Burnaby , BC , #306-4980 Kingsway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Multicultural, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 436-1025
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for women in situations of domestic violence. Services offered in Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Tagalog, Visayan, Spanish, Italian,...
Location: Nanaimo , BC , PO Box 1118
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: 250-753-2495
Hours:
Crisis lines are available 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Advocacy Description: Vancouver Island Crisis Chat provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Our crisis workers are here to listen and to support you through whatever...
Tags: crisis line, suicide
Location: Victoria , BC , #418-620 View Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance, Workers
Telephone: 250-382-3012
Advocacy Description: VIHRC serves people from the Greater Victoria as well as the Gulf Islands and other communities on Vancouver Island. Our focus is to assist people who wish to file a human rights complaint with the...
Tags: human rights complaint
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1424 Commercial Drive
P.O. Box 21562
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Crisis Services, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604-872-8212 (crisis line)
Other Telephone: 604- 877-0958
Hours:
Crisis Line: 24 hours
Advocacy Description: Provides free, confidential support services for female adults and youth who have experienced any form of male violence. Operates a 24-hour rape crisis line, a transition house for battered women and...
Tags: crisis line, legal clinic, peer couselling, public education, support services, transition house, violence against women, women's centre
Location: Halifax , NS , 3115 Veith Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: (902) 453-4320
Advocacy Description: Veith House is a neighborhood house whose challenge is to meet the needs of children, individuals and families. We work primarily with people living in poverty, with empowerment as an ever present...
Tags: childcare, family counselling, parenting advocacy, preschool
Location: Vernon , BC , 102 3301 24th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 250 542-3555, ext. 209
Advocacy Description: Serving Vernon, Enderby, Lumby and Armstrong. Please call 250 5421-3555, ext. 209 to make an appointment. Office at the Community Collaboration Centre, 102 3301 24th Avenue, Vernon. Type(s) of...
Tags: CPP, ei, Employment Insurance, men, pension, poverty law, women
Location: Vernon , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: Transition House: 250-542-1122 (Available 24/7)
Other Telephone: Office: 250-558-3850
Website: http://vwts.ca/
Advocacy Description: The Society provides the following: Safe shelter and support Child support activities and where possible, child care Meals and laundry facilities Recreational opportunities Transportation to...
Tags: counselling, domestic violence, emergency shelter, relationship violence, transition house, women fleeing violence
Location: Victoria , BC , 637 Bay St., 3rd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (250) 361-9433
Hours:
9am to 5pm Monday through Friday
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide a range of services to address the needs of immigrants and refugees, including employment assistance and ESL classes. Services provided in Arabic, Cantonese, Dutch, German...
Location: Courtenay , BC , 1625B McPhee Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 338-7793
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for individuals having issues with: MSD issues (social assistance, disability, PWD, tribunals and appeals, discrimination), CPP (pension, survivor’s benefits, SAFERS), Landlord-Tenancy (...
Tags: aboriginal, elder programs, emergency food program, Friendship centre, legal aid, youth programs
Location: Scarborough , ON , 74 Firvalley Court
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 416-694-1138
Advocacy Description: Warden Woods Community Centre provides a range of services for children and youth, seniors, intravenous drug users, and homeless people. The Centre also provides crisis intervention and support...
Tags: children and youth programs, crisis intervention, drugs and alcohol, intravenous drug users, seniors' services, seniors' support services
Location: Welland , ON , 26 East Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: Welland: 905-732-5337
Other Telephone: Niagara Falls: 905-356-2249
Advocacy Description: Since 1976 the Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre has assisted thousands of immigrants overcome barriers to integration and watched with pride as they build new lives for themselves...
Tags: emergency housing, immigration services, settlement counselling
Location: Alert Bay , BC , 13 1st St, Alert Bay, 13 WHE-LA-LA-U
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-974-5501
Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri
Advocacy Description: Alert Bay is a small isolated Aboriginal community with limited services. This office supplies general advocacy, and supplies Legal Aid information/literature. We also specifically target Youth and...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1634 East 41st Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 325-9944 Ext. 224
Hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10-am-4pm
Advocacy Description: Provides information, general advocacy, referrals, and support for individuals requiring assistance with issues such as welfare, Housing, CPP, OAS/GIS, Residential Tenancy etc… The Wilson Heights...
Location: Winnipeg , MB , 1085 Winnipeg Avenue.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (204) 982-3663
Advocacy Description: Winnipeg Harvest is a non-profit, community-based organization. We collect and share surplus food with people who are hungry. Our ultimate goal is to eliminate the need for food banks in our...
Location: Winnipeg , MB , Lower Level, 691 Wolseley Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 204-788-8052
Advocacy Description: We provide information, support and advocacy in the areas of Child and Family Services, Employment and Income Assistance, locating and keeping housing,other topics which may arise and referral to...
Tags: childcare, family conflict, family resource centre, substance abuse
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 51A – 4th Avenue South
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (250) 392-4118 - Williams Lake
Advocacy Description: The Women's Contact Society has a legal advocacy program that offers direct advocacy to individuals female and male and their families to assist them with legal issues not covered by legal aid....
Location: Charlottetown , PE , 40 Enman Crescent
PO Box 233
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Violence, Women
Telephone: 1-902-368-5040
Advocacy Description: Women’s Network PEI is a not-for-profit organization that works to strengthen and support the efforts of PEI women — to improve the status of women in our society. We also act as a referral service...
Tags: support and referrals, training, women's advocacy, women's resource centre
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