Find An Advocate: Women

Location: Kamloops , BC , 827 Seymour Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Prisoners, Women
Telephone: 250.374.2119
Other Telephone: Legal Aid Offices: 250.314.1900
Advocacy Description: The Society offers services such as: Housing Support & Eviction Prevention Public Education Court Support Mental Health Support for Tenants Supportive and Informative Group Sessions for Women...
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: Shelburne , ON , Mel Lloyd Centre
167 Centre Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357
Other Telephone: TTY: 519-942-1651
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Bolton , ON , 18 King St.E., Unit D6
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357
Other Telephone: TTY: 519-942-1651
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Orangeville , ON , 20 Bredin Pkwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-942-4122
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Fernie , BC , 1592 10th Avenue
PO Box 2054
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: 250.423.4687
Advocacy Description: Women can access individual support, including crisis intervention, safety planning, life management skills, advocacy and accompaniment through legal and government systems, and referrals to...
Location: Fort St. John , BC , 10051 - 100th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: (250) 787-1121
Hours:
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Advocacy Description: Provides general advocacy services and second stage housing. Information: Pamphlets, magazines, books, videos, on a wide variety of topics as well as internet access to information. Referrals:...
Location: Toronto , ON , 59 Adelaide Street East, 6th Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (416) 364-8228
Advocacy Description: Fred Victor is a social services organization that helps homeless and low income people living in Toronto. They offer a wide range of programs that help each person find the support they need....
Tags: emergency shelter, employment program, employment resource centre, homelessness, homelessness outreach, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, housing support, shelter, social service support, transitional housing, women's housing, women's shelter
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: Bridgewater , NS ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Women
Telephone: 902.543.3665
Other Telephone: 902.543.3999 (Crisis Line)
Hours:
24/7 telephone support
Advocacy Description: Harbour House is a fifteen-bed transition house for women and children leaving situations of domestic violence. We advocate for an end to violence against women, violence in our communities, safe and...
Location: Hope , BC , Box 1761
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: Transition House Office: (604) 869-5191
Advocacy Description: Provide direct advocacy for women victims of violence who are resident in the transition home.
Location: Squamish , BC , 38021 Third Avenue, PO Box 2052
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: (604)-892-5748
Website: http://hswc.ca/
Hours:
Tuesday through Friday 10am – 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: The Women’s Centre Squamish is a single access point for resources, referrals, emotional support, health and safety for women and children. Services that we provide include: ◦Support /Advocacy/...
Location: Gimli , MB , 87-5th Avenue
Box 1991
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Violence, Women
Telephone: (204) 642-8264
Other Telephone: 24-hour province-wide crisis hotline: 1-877-977-0007
Advocacy Description: The mission of the Interlake Women’s Resource Centre is to provide services and programs for women & their children living in or having left domestic violence situations, in order to help women...
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
Type(s) of Advocacy: Violence, Women
Advocacy Description: We are a safe shelter for women and children leaving abusive relationships located in Yarmouth with Outreach Offices in Digby and Shelburne.
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 302 – 65 Front Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Debt, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-741-5447
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Justice Access Centre is the place to come when you need help with problems and legal issues that affect your everyday life such as separation or divorce, income security, employment, housing, or...
Location: Creston , BC , 102 - 12th Avenue South
P.O. Box 237
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: (250) 402-0068
Other Telephone: (250) 428-6856 (24 hour safe home crisis line)
Advocacy Description: The Kootenai Community Centre Society provides the following programs and services to the Creston Valley and the east shore of Kootenay Lake. The Society's Irvine House program provides refuge to...
Location: Cranbrook , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: 250-426-4887
Hours:
We offer help 24 hours a day.
Advocacy Description: A ten bed home for women and children fleeing violence against women and children or at risk of violence in the community. The Transition house offers 24 hour support and consultation in a safe and...
Tags: counselling, crisis line, outreach support, transitional housing, violence against women
Location: Montréal , QC , 110, rue Ste Therese, bureau 507
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Family, Women
Telephone: 514-876-9965
Advocacy Description: L'R, c'est la somme des 102 centres membres, regroupés régionalement en tables de centres de femmes. Chacune des 15 tables régionales délègue une représentante à L'R pour former le comité de...
Tags: women's centres, women's resource centre
Location: Montréal , QC , C.P. 55036 Succ. Maisonneuve
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Violence, Women
Telephone: 514-878-9757
Advocacy Description: la Fédération entend-elle promouvoir et défendre les intérêts des maisons d’hébergement pour femmes violentées et en difficulté membres en tenant compte de leur autonomie, de leurs particularités, de...
Tags: emergency housing, housing support, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's advocacy, women's centres, women's resource centre
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