Find An Advocate: Immigrants and Refugees

Location: Vancouver , BC , 8853 Selkirk St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: 604-267-0901
Advocacy Description: Information and referral services provided in Taiwanese, Japanese, and Mandarin.
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1725 Venables Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604-253-0669
Advocacy Description: The Kettle supports people living with mental illness to lead healthier lives by: - Providing Housing, employment, advocacy and support services - Raising awareness of mental health issues and...
Tags: community services, employment program, health clinic, housing program, lifeskills, mental health clinic, outreach
Location: Vancouver , BC , 101-42 W. 8th Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-687-2172
Hours:
Mon to Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Advocacy Description: This organization offers various services to help seniors, families of seniors, new immigrants and temporary residents who need assistance. Tonari Gumi is also an information referral resource and...
Tags: Japanese
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: 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: 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: 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: Vancouver , BC , 302 - 119 West Pender St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women, Workers
Telephone: 604-669-4482
Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Advocacy Description: WCDWA provides information, referral, summary advice and full representation, without any fee to its clients, primarily in the areas of immigration and employment law. WCDWA also provides a wide...
Tags: immigration law, live-in caregiver, sponsorship
Location: Saint John , NB , 100 Prince Edward Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees
Telephone: (506) 693-9622
Advocacy Description: YMCA Newcomer Connections is a leading community organization that welcomes immigrants to the Greater Saint John region. The YMCA provides a wide range of support services to immigrants, including...
Tags: newcomers, newcomers support programs, settlement
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