Find An Advocate: Children and Youth

Location: Kenora , ON , 308 Second Street South Suite 6
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: 807-468-7790 / 1-888-295-4986
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
Location: Ottawa , ON , 85 Albert Street Suite 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: 613-569-7448
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
Location: Surrey , BC , 9815 - 140 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: (604) 584-5811
Advocacy Description: Helps newly arrived immigrants and refugees to settle in Canada by providing orientation to their new communities and guidance and support to access government and community services.
Tags: settlement
Location: Toronto , ON , 1499 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural
Telephone: (416) 537-2262
Advocacy Description: The Parkdale Activity – Recreation Centre is a drop-in community centre that imagines a world where extreme poverty no longer exists. The PARC Drop-In Program provides friendship, social...
Tags: anti-poverty, drop-in centre, employment resources, food security, healthcare outreach, homelessness prevention, housing assistance, parkdale, poverty outreach, poverty prevention
Location: Powell River , BC , 4752 Joyce Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 604-485-0992
Hours:
Monday 10-4, Tuesday-Thursday 12-4
Advocacy Description: Our purpose is to provide a safe place for community members to socialize, integrate, learn and have access to basic services in the community. We achieve this through integrating our activities with...
Location: Prince George , BC , #102 - 1268 5th Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-562-7928
Advocacy Description: The Prince George Urban Aboriginal Justice Society (PGUAJS) is a non-profit agency that provides assistance to Aboriginal youth within the Prince George area, who are in conflict with the criminal...
Tags: aboriginal youth, court system, criminal justice, justice system, youth justice
Location: Quesnel , BC , 319 North Fraser Dr.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Indigenous, Legal Aid
Telephone: (250) 992-8347
Advocacy Description: The Quesnel, BC Tillicum Society / Native Friendship Centre offers aboriginal diabetes awareness and prevention, FAS info, drug & alcohol programs, employment information and counseling, youth...
Location: Toronto , ON , 465 Dundas Street East
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 416-364-2261
Advocacy Description: Community-based health organization serving the residents of Regent Park and surrounding areas. Treatment, support, prevention, education and advocacy on physical and mental health issues. Programs...
Tags: community health centre, health clinic, mental health, poverty outreach, Regent Park, urban poverty
Location: Montréal , QC , Casier postal 55005, CFP Notre-Dame
11, rue Notre-Dame ouest
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Violence, Women
Telephone: 514 878-9134
Advocacy Description: De par sa mission d’éducation, de sensibilisation et d’action, le Regroupement des maisons pour femmes victimes de violence conjugale contribue à faire évoluer les lois et les politiques afin de...
Tags: crisis line, crisis support, emergency housing, transitional housing, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's housing, women's legal assistance, women's resource centre
Location: Montréal , QC , Case postale 56528
Succursale Ontario
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 514-529-5252
Advocacy Description: Liste de centres d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel, organisé par ville. List of centres providing assistance in cases of sexual abuse in Quebec, by city/town. Le...
Tags: crisis assistance, crisis intervention, sexual assault, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's centres, women's resource centre
Location: Montréal , QC , 105, rue Ontario Est, suite 204
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 514-879-1949
Advocacy Description: Le RAPSIM regroupe près de 90 organismes intervenant directement et indirectement auprès des personnes en situation d'itinérance et à risque à Montréal. Sa mission est la défense des droits des...
Tags: anti-poverty, homelessness, housing advocacy
Location: Kingston , ON , 23 Elm Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 613-548-8466
Hours:
4 pm to 8 am
Advocacy Description: Ryandale Shelter for the Homeless is the only shelter in Kingston to offer emergency support to men, women and families with children, all under the same roof. Our eleven-bed shelter has operated at...
Tags: emergency housing, emergency shelter, homeless support
Location: Salt Spring Island , BC , 268 Fulford-Ganges Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 537-9971
Advocacy Description: Counseling and Advocacy services for individuals, youth, families, and people with mental illness.
Location: Chatham , ON , 46 Orangewood Blvd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (519) 354-8353
Advocacy Description: The Salvation Army in Chatham-Kent offers services such as: Tenant Assistance Homelessness and Emergency Housing Utility Crisis Fund Affordable Housing Lists Housing Laws Advocacy Landlord Mediation...
Location: Toronto , ON , 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 120
Centre for Social Innovation
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Multicultural, Violence, Women
Telephone: 416-642-5463
Advocacy Description: Shelternet is Canada's first and only national online resource and support network for abused women and their children. Shelternet provides abused women with information and resources including a...
Tags: emergency housing, resource centre, shelter directory, shelter list, supportive housing, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's housing
Location: Toronto , ON , 333 Sherbourne Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-324-4180
Advocacy Description: The Sherbourne Health Centre is an urban primary health care centre serving the diverse communities of southeast Toronto since 2003. We seek to reduce barriers to care by taking a comprehensive...
Tags: community health centre, counselling, homeless health outreach, homeless healthcare, LGBT counselling, LGBT health care, LGBT support programs, newcomers healthcare, newcomers support programs, transgender healthcare, transsexual healthcare
Location: Toronto , ON , 168 Bathurst Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: (416) 703-8482
Advocacy Description: Shout Clinic is a comprehensive health service for homeless and street-involved youth under 25. We are located in downtown Toronto with a city-wide mandate. The main purpose of Shout Clinic is to...
Tags: homeless youth, homeless youth healthcare, street youth
Location: Yarmouth , NS , 6 Trinity Place
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: 881-3111
Advocacy Description: SHYFT Youth Services offers residential and outreach supports for homeless and at-risk youth in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties
Location: Vancouver , BC , #117 - 1929 West 3rd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Children and Youth, Family, Women
Advocacy Description: We are a grassroots action network of single mothers through-out BC, building community, empowerment, advocacy leadership, and advocating for change and an end to poverty and discrimination for...
Location: Montréal , QC , CP 55, Succ. C
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 1-800-363-9010
Advocacy Description: Un service téléphonique bilingue et accessible 24 heures par jour, 7 jours par semaine. Si vous avez besoin de parler de violence, si vous avez besoin d'information à ce sujet ou encore si vous avez...
Tags: crisis line, crisis support, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence
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