Find An Advocate: Children and Youth

Location: Surrey , BC , 10667 – 135A Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 604-589-8678 (Office)
Other Telephone: 604-589-7777 (Shelter), 604-589-1002 (Housing Program)
Advocacy Description: Housing and Health Solutions (formerly South Fraser Community Services Society) is a non-profit, charitable organization providing basic services and support to disadvantaged and vulnerable...
Tags: drop-in centre, HIV/AIDS, meals, medical clinic, outreach, shelter, social housing, street youth
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: Montréal , QC , 1001, boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, bureau 410
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence
Telephone: 514 842-5181
Advocacy Description: L'Association des centres jeunesse du Québec est ainsi formée des 16 centres jeunesse du territoire québécois et des 3 centres à vocations multiples des territoires nordiques qui ont pour mission de...
Tags: children and youth, youth advocacy, youth centres
Location: Montréal , QC , 505, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, bureau 400
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 514 842-4861
Advocacy Description: L'Association québécoise d'établissements de santé et de services sociaux (AQESSS) est le porte-parole de 125 établissements membres composés des centres de santé et de services sociaux (CSSS), des...
Tags: health services, mental health services, social services
Location: Toronto , ON , 185 Fifth Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health, Women
Telephone: 416-252-6471
Advocacy Description: LAMP Community Health Centre in South Etobicoke is a charitable, non-profit community based organization that provides a variety of integrated programs and services to meet the health needs of the...
Tags: children and youth programs, Community Health Clinic, family programs, health centre, health clinic, health services
Location: Victoria , BC , 1562 Fort Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Disability
Telephone: 250-370-9513
Hours:
The Resource Centre is available for drop in visits on Mondays: 1 -3 pm, Thursdays: 10 am -12 pm Fridays: 9:30-11:30 pm
Advocacy Description: The organization's Resource Centre provides information, referrals and courses concerning individuals with learning disabilities. Advocacy: •Parent Workshops and Support •Youth Workshops and Support...
Tags: learning disabilities
Location: Fredericton , NB , P.O. Box 1441, Stn A
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 506-451-2120
Advocacy Description: Liberty Lane Inc. is a charitable organization, offering a Second Stage Housing Program and a Family Violence Prevention Outreach Program to women and children who have experienced family violence.
Tags: supportive housing, violence prevention, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's supportive housing
Location: Lillooet , BC , 357 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Indigenous, Violence
Telephone: (250) 256-4146
Advocacy Description: Provides culturally sensitive programs and services for all peoples (aboriginal and non-aboriginal) including: Addictions Services Chillaxin Youth Centre Food Bank and Meal Program Friendly Treasures...
Tags: aboriginal friendship centre, addiction services, employment centre, food bank, pre-school, victim assistance program, youth centre
Location: Lumby , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (250) 547-9770
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy for welfare, WCB, youth, and seniors.
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 290 Bastion Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: (250) 754-1989
Advocacy Description: The Supportive Living Program (SLP) provides life skills support for youth who are permanent wards of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and on Youth Agreements. Working on an...
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 207 - 1999 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-985-5355
Advocacy Description: The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia provides assistance to Aboriginal people in conflict with the law and ensures they participate fully in the justice system...
Location: Fredericton , NB , 800 Hanwell Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family
Telephone: (506) 453-4400
Advocacy Description: The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is a provincial, voluntary, non-profit organization that works on behalf of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their...
Tags: family support, information and education, intellectual disabilities advocacy, resource centre, skills development
Location: St. John's , NL , 74 O’Leary Avenue
P.O. Box 8414
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family
Telephone: 709-722-0790
Advocacy Description: The Newfoundland & Labrador Association For Community Living (NLACL) is a provincial advocacy association dedicated to developing communities that welcome persons with developmental disabilities...
Tags: advocacy, developmental disabilities, resource centre
Location: Quesnel , BC , A-668 Doherty Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-992-9722
Hours:
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Our clients are parents (moms and dads) who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential...
Tags: addictions, metis, probations, residential school, residential tenancy
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 201-935 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 985-7138
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: North Shore Legal Information and Advocacy: Legal Advocacy Program The North Shore Legal Advocacy Program provides legal information and assistance on poverty law issues to people on the North Shore...
Location: North York , ON , 700 Lawrence Ave. West, Suite 226
Lawrence Square Mall
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-784-0920
Advocacy Description: North York Community House has been serving the residents of southwest North York for over 20 years. Their programs include: English Language Support Community Settlement Workers Family Support...
Tags: ESL instruction, family support groups, homework program, parenting program, settlement services, women's support groups, youth drop-in
Location: Smithers , BC , 3772 1st Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 847-9000
Other Telephone: (250) 847-2595 (Transition House)
Advocacy Description: Provides pregnancy outreach, counselling and non-profit counselling programs, including Children Who Witness Abuse, Stopping the Violence, Sexual Abuse Intervention Program, and Victim Assistance.
Location: Vanderhoof , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 567-9959
Other Telephone: 250-567-9512 call collect from outside the Vanderhoof area
Advocacy Description: Advocacy services provided to women and children in need of support as they leave domestic violence.
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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Advocacy Description: Community legal clinics provide representation, public legal education, law reform and community development services to low-income individuals and groups within a defined geographical area. Social...
Tags: community development services, community legal clinics, housing law, public legal education, social assistnance
Location: Thunder Bay , ON , 209 Van Norman St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
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