Find An Advocate: Women

Location: Halifax , NS , 3115 Veith Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: (902) 453-4320
Advocacy Description: Veith House is a neighborhood house whose challenge is to meet the needs of children, individuals and families. We work primarily with people living in poverty, with empowerment as an ever present...
Tags: childcare, family counselling, parenting advocacy, preschool
Location: Vernon , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: Transition House: 250-542-1122 (Available 24/7)
Other Telephone: Office: 250-558-3850
Website: http://vwts.ca/
Advocacy Description: The Society provides the following: Safe shelter and support Child support activities and where possible, child care Meals and laundry facilities Recreational opportunities Transportation to...
Tags: counselling, domestic violence, emergency shelter, relationship violence, transition house, women fleeing violence
BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Indigenous, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women
Other Telephone: For deaf or hard of hearing callers: TTY 604-875-0885 (to call collect, please call the Telus Relay Service at 711) or Text 604 836-6381
Hours:
24 hours, 7 days a week
Advocacy Description: VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services...
Tags: crime victim, crisis support, family violence, human trafficking, multilingual, sexual violence
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Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Indigenous, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women
Other Telephone: For deaf or hard of hearing callers: TTY 604-875-0885 (to call collect, please call the Telus Relay Service at 711) or Text 604 836-6381
Hours:
24 hours, 7 days a week
Advocacy Description: VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services...
Tags: crime victim, crisis support, family violence, human trafficking, multilingual, sexual violence
Location: Whitehorse , YT , 503 Hanson St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Women
Telephone: (867) 667-2693
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for women. However, as many clients have family issues, we are often indirectly advocating for the family.
Location: Scarborough , ON , 74 Firvalley Court
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 416-694-1138
Advocacy Description: Warden Woods Community Centre provides a range of services for children and youth, seniors, intravenous drug users, and homeless people. The Centre also provides crisis intervention and support...
Tags: children and youth programs, crisis intervention, drugs and alcohol, intravenous drug users, seniors' services, seniors' support services
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: Ucluelet , BC , 500 Matterson Dr.
Box 868
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 726-2343
Other Telephone: (250) 726-2020 - After Hours Emergency
Website: http://wccrs.ca/
Advocacy Description: This organization offers counselling to women, youth and children and operates a transition house. It also offers a Community Outreach program and Transition House Outreach program. The Community...
Location: Alert Bay , BC , 13 1st St, Alert Bay, 13 WHE-LA-LA-U
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-974-5501
Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri
Advocacy Description: Alert Bay is a small isolated Aboriginal community with limited services. This office supplies general advocacy, and supplies Legal Aid information/literature. We also specifically target Youth and...
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
Location: Vernon , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Women
Telephone: 250.960.5284
Advocacy Description: Working to bring forward rural women's voices from around British Columbia to influence change with government and industry policy on issues relating to low-income and communication services.
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 51A – 4th Avenue South
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (250) 392-4118 - Williams Lake
Advocacy Description: The Women's Contact Society has a legal advocacy program that offers direct advocacy to individuals female and male and their families to assist them with legal issues not covered by legal aid....
Location: Charlottetown , PE , 40 Enman Crescent
PO Box 233
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Violence, Women
Telephone: 1-902-368-5040
Advocacy Description: Women’s Network PEI is a not-for-profit organization that works to strengthen and support the efforts of PEI women — to improve the status of women in our society. We also act as a referral service...
Tags: support and referrals, training, women's advocacy, women's resource centre
NS ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Women
Advocacy Description: Women`s Centres Connect! is a Nova Scotia association of women`s centres. They can provide information on resources, emotional support, referrals to appropriate community services and programs that...
Location: Annapolis Royal , NS , 228 St. George St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (902) 532-1898
Hours:
Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm
Advocacy Description: The Woman's Place Resource Centre serves Digby, Annapolis and Kings County. The staff at the center are available to provide information on resources, emotional support, refer to appropriate...
Tags: women centres, women's centre, women's centres, women's emergency services
Location: Yellowknife , NT , 5610 - 50th Ave.
P.O. Box 2303
Type(s) of Advocacy: Women
Telephone: (867) 873-2566
Advocacy Description: Advocates (legal, social assistance and tenants rights) for women living in the North. The services offered at the Women Centre include a collective kitchen to improve nutrition, a drop-in where...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 535 Hornby Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604 895 5800 - YWCA Main Number
Advocacy Description: A second stage transition house that provides advocacy services exclusively for women victims of violence who are or have been residents at Munroe House.
Tags: transition house, victims of violence
Location: Whitehorse , YT , 307 Jarvis Street , Suite #102, on the Main Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Women
Telephone: 867-667-6162
Advocacy Description: Since 1983, the objectives of the Society are to: • advance the interests of Aboriginal women in the Yukon including Status, Non-Status, Indians and Metis; • support and enforce the rights of...
Location: Whitehorse , YT , P.O. Box 31392
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (administrative line): (867) 633-7720
Other Telephone: crisis line: (867) 668-5733
Advocacy Description: Yukon Women's Transition Home provides shelter and advocacy to women and their children living with violence and abuse. They can accompany women to appointments, housing interviews, lawyers or legal...
Tags: abuse, women's shelter
Location: Iqaluit , NU , 3118 Angel St.
PO Box 237
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Violence, Women
Telephone: 867.979.4566
Advocacy Description: Provides services to victims of crime and potential victims of crime. Services include an emergency shelter for abuse and domestic violence, providing referrals, one-on-one counselling, shelter and...
Tags: victim services
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