Find An Advocate: Health

Location: Toronto , ON , 1266 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 416-531-2411
Advocacy Description: Parkdale Community Legal Services is a community legal clinic located on Queen Street in the west end of Toronto, Canada. They provide free legal advice, assistance and representation to low income...
Tags: Criminal Injury Compensation, ontario disability support program, Workers’ Compensation
Location: Powell River , BC , 4752 Joyce Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 604-485-0992
Hours:
Monday 10-4, Tuesday-Thursday 12-4
Advocacy Description: Our purpose is to provide a safe place for community members to socialize, integrate, learn and have access to basic services in the community. We achieve this through integrating our activities with...
Location: Powell River , BC , 207 - 4801 Joyce Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 485-0950
Hours:
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Joyce Percey If you are poor and need legal advice and assistance, the Poverty Law Advocate will help you with the following services: Help filling out forms Help applying for or appealing...
Location: Fredericton , NB , 440 King Street, Suite 648
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: (506) 444-3000
Advocacy Description: The Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons is a body for consultation and study which was created to advise the provincial government and the general public on matters relating to the...
Tags: disability assistance, disability policy making, disability resources, government
Location: Prince George , BC , 1600 3rd Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 564-3568
Advocacy Description: Provides informal advocacy, weekly pro bono law clinic and helps administer a free dental service.
Location: Vancouver , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Health, Indigenous, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 604-658-1214 - Downtown Community Health Centre
Advocacy Description: Prism is Vancouver Coastal Health’s clinical, education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities. Prism is offered at...
Tags: harm reduction, LGBTQ2S
Location: Quesnel , BC , 319 North Fraser Dr.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Indigenous, Legal Aid
Telephone: (250) 992-8347
Advocacy Description: The Quesnel, BC Tillicum Society / Native Friendship Centre offers aboriginal diabetes awareness and prevention, FAS info, drug & alcohol programs, employment information and counseling, youth...
Location: Toronto , ON , 465 Dundas Street East
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 416-364-2261
Advocacy Description: Community-based health organization serving the residents of Regent Park and surrounding areas. Treatment, support, prevention, education and advocacy on physical and mental health issues. Programs...
Tags: community health centre, health clinic, mental health, poverty outreach, Regent Park, urban poverty
Location: Robson , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: (250) 365-6137
Advocacy Description: Kootenay Hepatitis C advocate. She also offers diet solutions for those with Hep C.
Location: Kingston , ON , 56 Francis Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Health, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 613-548-7810
Hours:
8:30 to 4:30, Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: The Seniors' Association Kingston Region offers services such as medical drives, a frozen food program, counselling, expert advice, and foot care to all seniors throughout the Greater Kingston region...
Tags: community centre, legal assistance for seniors, seniors' advocacy, seniors' programs, seniors' services, seniors' support services
Location: Toronto , ON , 333 Sherbourne Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-324-4180
Advocacy Description: The Sherbourne Health Centre is an urban primary health care centre serving the diverse communities of southeast Toronto since 2003. We seek to reduce barriers to care by taking a comprehensive...
Tags: community health centre, counselling, homeless health outreach, homeless healthcare, LGBT counselling, LGBT health care, LGBT support programs, newcomers healthcare, newcomers support programs, transgender healthcare, transsexual healthcare
Location: Toronto , ON , 168 Bathurst Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: (416) 703-8482
Advocacy Description: Shout Clinic is a comprehensive health service for homeless and street-involved youth under 25. We are located in downtown Toronto with a city-wide mandate. The main purpose of Shout Clinic is to...
Tags: homeless youth, homeless youth healthcare, street youth
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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Specialty clinics: represent specific individuals (e.g., seniors, people living with HIV/AIDS) deal with specific area of law service clients throughout Ontario. Some clinics also specialize in...
Tags: african canadians, chinese, correctional law, environmental law, HIV/AIDS, income security, industrial accident victims, injured worker, south asian, southeast asian, Spanish, workers' health, workers' safety'
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1130 Jervis St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604 683 4287
Hours:
Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: St. Paul’s Anglican Church Advocacy Office provides help and support to anyone in difficulty. Welfare, housing, food access, legal issues, accommodation problems, or access to government services are...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 28 West Pender Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 604-684-1628
Advocacy Description: Provides a range of services to new immigrants, including immigrant settlement, public education, employment services, family and youth counseling, seniors and women’s programs, health services and a...
Tags: settlement
Location: Toronto , ON , 519 Church Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 416-392-6874
Advocacy Description: The 519 has over 300 groups using meeting space, providing community services and offering self help programmes. Programs include: AIDS Memorial Anti-Violence Program (AVP) Anti-Poverty and...
Location: Charlottetown , PE , 14 Weymouth Street
P.O. Box 757
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Workers
Telephone: 902-368-5680
Other Telephone: Occupational Health & Safety 24 Hr Emergency Line: (902) 628-7513
Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: WCB exists to promote safe workplaces and to protect employers and injured workers through a sustainable accident insurance program.
Tags: accident insurance, health and safety, workplace safety
Location: Toronto , ON , 1651 Keele Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 416-653-5400
Advocacy Description: With four full-service locations, Unison is now serving over 22,000 clients and offers core services that include primary health care, counselling, health promotion, early years programs, legal...
Tags: community health centre, counselling services, immigrant services, legal clinic, people living with disabilities, seniors' services
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
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