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Location: Surrey , BC , #1107, 7330 – 137th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women, Workers
Telephone: (604) 597-0205
Hours:
Main Site Office Hours: Monday and Friday – 8:30am - 4:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – 8:30am-9:00pm
Advocacy Description: DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society (formally Surrey Delta Immigrant Services Society) offers counselling, employment, outreach and other services.
Tags: clinic, job training, settlement services, translation
Location: Smithers , BC , 1188 Main Street
P.O. Box 2920
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Family, Health, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 847-5211
Advocacy Description: The Friendship Centre supports the Aboriginal community in the Smithers region. They have a variety of programs and services intended to support your life’s journey, including family support, alcohol...
Location: Ottawa , ON , 72 Loch Isle
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Mental Health, Prisoners, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Providing services to children and separated parents across Canada and the US. The Fair Parenting Project is incorporated as a Public Benefit Corporation with a corporate purpose: "The purpose of the...
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: Victoria , BC , 306- 620 View St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-595-3892
Hours:
Monday-Wednesday and Friday 9am - 12pm Tuesday-Thursday 9am - 2pm
Advocacy Description: HepCBC is a non-profit organization run by and for people infected and affected by hepatitis C. Our mission is to provide education, prevention and support to those living with HCV. HepCBC is the...
Tags: hepatitis C
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: 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: 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: Toronto , ON , 185 Fifth Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health, Women
Telephone: 416-252-6471
Advocacy Description: LAMP Community Health Centre in South Etobicoke is a charitable, non-profit community based organization that provides a variety of integrated programs and services to meet the health needs of the...
Tags: children and youth programs, Community Health Clinic, family programs, health centre, health clinic, health services
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: Kelowna , BC , 255 Lawrence Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Welfare
Telephone: (778) 753-5830
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 10AM-12PM (Appointment Only) 2PM-4PM (Drop In)
Advocacy Description: Living Positive Resource Centre delivers supportive services that focus on individual and community health and wellness to those living with, affected by, or at risk of HIV, Hep C, or related health...
Tags: AIDS/HIV, harm reduction, STI
Location: Parksville , BC , 144 Island W.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: (250) 248-1171
Advocacy Description: Information and referral services available.
Tags: HIV/AIDS
Location: Burnaby , BC , Suite 1103 - 4720 Kingsway
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Health
Telephone: 604-689-3144
Advocacy Description: The MS Society's Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program (VLAP) assists people affected by multiple sclerosis in BC and the Yukon address legal challenges with the help of lay volunteers and lawyers who...
Location: Nepean , ON , 512 - 33 Banner Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 613-829-6667
Advocacy Description: The Canadian ME/FM Action Network is a Canadian registered charitable organization dedicated to helping people who suffer from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia...
Tags: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia
Location: Winnipeg , MB , 705 Broadway
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health, LGBTQ
Telephone: (204) 940-6000
Other Telephone: Clinic: (204) 940-6001
Advocacy Description: The Nine Circles Community Health Centre is a community based, non-profit centre that: Promotes sexual and personal health including harm reduction Delivers comprehensive primary care services and...
Tags: HIV
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: Smithers , BC , 3772 1st Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 847-9000
Other Telephone: (250) 847-2595 (Transition House)
Advocacy Description: Provides pregnancy outreach, counselling and non-profit counselling programs, including Children Who Witness Abuse, Stopping the Violence, Sexual Abuse Intervention Program, and Victim Assistance.
Location: St. Catherines , ON , 216-479a CARLTON STREET
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 905-934-2233
Hours:
Hours: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Advocacy Description: WE PROVIDE FREE ADVOCACY WITH GOVERNMENT OFFFICES (O.D.S.P., ONTARIO WORKS, WSIB) ALSO PROVIDE COUSELLING FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ADDICTIONS. ALSO FAMILY COUNSELLING. WORKING WITH IMMIGRANTS AND...
Location: Toronto , ON , 1499 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural
Telephone: (416) 537-2262
Advocacy Description: The Parkdale Activity – Recreation Centre is a drop-in community centre that imagines a world where extreme poverty no longer exists. The PARC Drop-In Program provides friendship, social...
Tags: anti-poverty, drop-in centre, employment resources, food security, healthcare outreach, homelessness prevention, housing assistance, parkdale, poverty outreach, poverty prevention
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