Find An Advocate: Women

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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...
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Location: St. John's , NL , 170 Cashin Avenue Extension
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: (709)-753-0220
Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: The Women’s Centre is a non-profit charitable organization that serves women in St. John’s and the Avalon Region. We offer a safe and comfortable space where women can meet one another and receive...
Tags: emergency housing, resource centre, support groups, women's centre
Location: Yellowknife , NT ,
4th Floor, Northwest Tower, Box 1320
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Women
Telephone: (867) 920-6177
Advocacy Description: Advocates on the behalf of women in the NWT, provides public education, does research, gives advice to the Government of the NWT, provides assistance to women's groups and other groups working on...
Location: St. John's , NL , 142 Military Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 709.738.8390
Advocacy Description: Stella’s Circle offers services for adults who have faced challenges that prevent them from full participation in our community. Stella’s Circle offers a range of residential, community, and...
Tags: affordable housing, skills development, supportive housing, women's shelter
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: Surrey , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 589-1868
Other Telephone: 604 583-1295 - Crisis Line
Advocacy Description: This Centre offers crisis services, police accompaniment, court services support, counseling, and clothing, food, and shelter. A family law pro-bono clinic is also available for women.
Tags: pro bono legal clinic
Location: Dease Lake , BC , First Avenue & Stikine St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 771-5577
Advocacy Description: NNADAP services, mental health services, Ku We Gahan justice program and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence. Programs are offered at People’s Haven Family Service Centre.
Location: Telegraph Creek , BC , 24 Sawtooth Road
P.O. Box 59
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 235-3805
Other Telephone: Crisis Line: (250) 235-3113
Advocacy Description: A non-profit organization which provides National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) services, mental health services, and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence.
Location: Terrace , BC , #200 - 3219 Eby St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 250-635-3178 - Main Number
Advocacy Description: TDCSS offers a variety of specialized programs geared towards helping people in the Northwest. Programs include: Community Living Services, Youth and Family Services, Counselling and Support Services...
Tags: counselling, employment services, youth and children services
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: Nelson , BC , 521 Vernon Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 250.352.5777
Hours:
Advocacy Centre: Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday — 10am – 4pm (closed from 12-1pm) Tuesday — 1-4pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. They also provide...
Tags: child abuse, child protection advocacy, education, family law, parenting, poverty advocacy, social assistance, victim assistance
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: Salmon Arm , BC , 681 Marine Park Drive NE
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Consumer Law, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-832-2170
Hours:
9-4 Mon through Thu; 9-12 Fri
Advocacy Description: The legal advocacy program provides free information, advice, referrals and representations for residents of the Shuswap in the areas of federal and provincial disability benefits, residential...
Location: Brandon , MB , 731 Princess Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 204-726-8632
Hours:
Monday 10:00am-4:30pm Tuesday 10:00am-4:30pm Wednesday 10:00am-7:00pm Thursday CLOSED Friday 10:00am-3:00pm
Advocacy Description: The Women’s Resource Centre is a non-profit organization that provides a range of programs and services for women and their families in Southwestern Manitoba. Programs include women’s counselling,...
Location: Digby , NS , 9 Water Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Women
Telephone: 902-742-0085
Advocacy Description: The Women's Centre offers a variety of services including: Individual supportive counseling Programming based on the needs and wants of women Going to appointments with you (lawyer, doctor, court,...
Tags: women's advocacy, women's centre, women's resource centre
Location: Yarmouth , NS , 12 Cumberland Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Women
Telephone: 902-742-0085
Advocacy Description: The Women's Centre offers a variety of services including: Individual supportive counseling Programming based on the needs and wants of women Going to appointments with you (lawyer, doctor, court,...
Tags: women's advocacy, women's centre, women's resource centre
Location: Shelburne , NS , 35 King Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Women
Telephone: 902-742-0085
Advocacy Description: The Women's Centre offers a variety of services including: Individual supportive counseling Programming based on the needs and wants of women Going to appointments with you (lawyer, doctor, court,...
Tags: women's advocacy, women's centre, women's resource centre
Location: Winnipeg , MB , 60 Maryland Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: (204) 772-7876
Advocacy Description: Their work ranges from educating and engaging women on the economic influences at work in their lives through the development of the Women & Economy website and Banging the Door Down video, to...
Location: Burnaby , BC , #306-4980 Kingsway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Multicultural, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 436-1025
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for women in situations of domestic violence. Services offered in Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Tagalog, Visayan, Spanish, Italian,...
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
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