Find An Advocate: Children and Youth

Location: Kingston , ON , 302 Victoria St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Debt, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 613-545-9640
Hours:
Open 24 hours daily 365 days a year
Advocacy Description: Dawn House Women’s Shelter operates to support and empower homeless women and their children by providing temporary shelter, counseling and advocacy.
Location: Greenville , BC , 108 Cooper Avenue
PO Box 91
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-621-3450
Hours:
8 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Labor dispute Unjust dismissal represent clients who have been unjustly dismissed Housing issues-eviction - mediators Income tax forms - free of charge Medical malpractice Human rights advocates for...
Tags: aboriginal justice, aboriginal rights, disability forms, eviction, human rights, income tax forms, labour dispute, medical malpractice, Nisga'a, old age benefits, unjust dismissal
Location: Prince George , BC , 1575 – 5th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 563-1113 (Prince George)
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Location: Quesnel , BC , #205 - 350 Barlow Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 991-0992
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Location: Burns Lake , BC , PO Box 316
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 692-7559
Other Telephone: 24 hour crisis and support line (250) 692-5720 (Burns Lake)
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Location: New Westminster , BC , 402 E. Columbia Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Prisoners, Women
Telephone: 604-520-1166
Advocacy Description: Assists women and youth involved in the criminal justice system. Operates a half-way house, a homeless shelter for women and children and youth programs for independent living.
Tags: criminal justice system
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: Toronto , ON , 355 Church St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, LGBTQ, Mental Health
Telephone: 416-595-9230
Advocacy Description: Family Service Toronto (FST) helps people face a wide variety of life challenges. For over 90 years, we have been assisting families and individuals through counselling, community development,...
Tags: counselling, family counselling, HIV/AIDS counselling, LGBT counselling, support groups
Location: Victoria , BC , 1004 North Park Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family
Telephone: (250)-386-4331
Advocacy Description: BC Families in Transition (formerly the Separation and Divorce Resource Centre) helps more than 10,000 people per year through family changes, including separations and divorces, remarriages, blended...
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: Vernon , BC , 2904-29th Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Indigenous, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 542-1247
Advocacy Description: Interventions in issues involving the Ministry of Children and Families. Provide some welfare advocacy services. Services to Native People who reside off reserve in the North Okanagan area.
BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (604) 558-4740
Advocacy Description: This toll-free line assists grandparents and other relatives raising a family member's child to navigate complex services systems such as MCFD; to find the answers, assistance and resources they need...
Tags: grandparents
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: Windsor , ON , 3450 Ypres, Ste 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 519-254-4824; Collect calls accepted
Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9 am-4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Housing information, help and advocacy. Housing types include co-ops and non-profits, public housing, private market units, barrier free units and home sharing accommodations and transitional housing...
Tags: homeless youth, homelessness support, housing support, low-barrier housing, low-income housing, social service support, transitional housing
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
Location: Iqaluit , NU ,
Box 809
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: 867.979.6510
Advocacy Description: Work with youth referred through alternative measures using restorative justice approach.
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...
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