Find An Advocate: Immigrants and Refugees

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: North Vancouver , BC , 207-123 East 15th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Welfare
Telephone: 604-988-2931
Advocacy Description: Settlement counsellors provide information and assistance in the areas of housing and social assistance. Farsi, Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean are spoken.
Tags: Cantonese, Farsi, Korean, Mandarin, settlement
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
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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
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: Surrey , BC , 9815 - 140 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: (604) 584-5811
Advocacy Description: Helps newly arrived immigrants and refugees to settle in Canada by providing orientation to their new communities and guidance and support to access government and community services.
Tags: settlement
Location: Surrey , BC , 13850, 78th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees
Telephone: 604-572-4060
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Advocacy Description: Helps newly arrived immigrants and refugees to settle in Canada by providing orientation to their new communities and guidance and support to access government and community services.
Tags: settlement
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: Charlottetown , PE , 25 University Avenue, Suite 400, Holman Building (4th floor)
Confederation Court Mall, PO Box 2846
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees
Telephone: 902-628-6009
Advocacy Description: The PEI ANC was incorporated in 1993. It is mandated to provide a wide variety of short-term settlement services and long-term social inclusion and community integration programs for immigrants. PEI...
Tags: advocacy, employment services, immigration, newcomers, settlement services, skill building
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: Vancouver , BC , 8153 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 324-7733 - Vancouver/Main Office
Other Telephone: (604) 596-7722 - Surrey
Advocacy Description: PICS provides clients with services such as employment programs and counseling, immigration and settlement information, language training, drug/alcohol counseling and seniors housing. Our offices in...
Tags: farm workers
Location: St. John's , NL , 204 Water Street, Suite 3000
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (709) 754-4122
Advocacy Description: RIAC is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, charitable organization established to answer an ongoing need to support refugees, immigrants, and other Canadians of diverse origins in making Newfoundland...
Location: Toronto , ON , 20 Dundas St West Suite 202
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 416-977-8111
Advocacy Description: The Refugee Law Office serves refugee claimants in Toronto and the surrounding area. Its primary function is to provide an alternative service for legally aided refugee claimants and to provide LAO...
Tags: refugee claimants
Location: Toronto , ON , 240 Wellesley St. E
Unit 103
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 416-961-7027
Advocacy Description: Information and referral, including referral to legal services. Paralegal services, assistance with immigration matters. Lawyer available by appointment and in emergencies.
Tags: immigration law, legal assistance, newcomers
Location: Richmond , BC , 210 – 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (604) 279-7160
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Wednesday 9am-9pm Saturday 10am-3pm
Advocacy Description: Information, orientation, and referral service in reference to government programs and assistance.
Tags: settlement
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: Surrey , BC , #102 13771 72A Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Welfare
Telephone: Newton Resource Centre: 604.596.2311
Advocacy Description: Sources Advocacy Programs will provide support, assistance, and information for people on Income Assistance or with low incomes, including Homeless Prevention, Mental Health Advocacy, Disability...
Tags: criminal law, Homeless prevention, poverty law, pro bono legal clinic, tax
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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'
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Advocacy Description: Student Legal Aid Services Societies (SLASS), funded by LAO, operate out of Ontario's six law schools. With the supervision of full time lawyers, volunteer law students provide legal advice and...
Tags: minor crimes, student legal aid, students, tribunals
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
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