Find An Advocate: Children and Youth

Location: Dawson Creek , BC , 10110 13th St.
Box 713
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (250) 782-9174
Advocacy Description: South Peace Community Resources Society offers a variety of services to families and individuals in the South Peace region of British Columbia, including Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, Fort...
Tags: abuse prevention, assisted living, child care, community support, poverty law, transition house, victim services
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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...
Tags: african canadians, chinese, correctional law, environmental law, HIV/AIDS, income security, industrial accident victims, injured worker, south asian, southeast asian, Spanish, workers' health, workers' safety'
Location: Yarmouth , NS , 255 Main St
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: (902) 742-5509
Advocacy Description: Split Rock Learning Centre offers various services for youth ages 16+. They offer employment assistance, housing projects, and help connecting with community resources.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Advocacy Description: Student Legal Aid Services Societies (SLASS), funded by LAO, operate out of Ontario's six law schools. With the supervision of full time lawyers, volunteer law students provide legal advice and...
Tags: minor crimes, student legal aid, students, tribunals
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Nanaimo , BC , PO Box 1118
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Indigenous, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: 250-753-2495
Hours:
Crisis lines are available 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Advocacy Description: Vancouver Island Crisis Chat provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Our crisis workers are here to listen and to support you through whatever...
Tags: crisis line, suicide
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
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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
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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: 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: Welland , ON , 26 East Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: Welland: 905-732-5337
Other Telephone: Niagara Falls: 905-356-2249
Advocacy Description: Since 1976 the Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre has assisted thousands of immigrants overcome barriers to integration and watched with pride as they build new lives for themselves...
Tags: emergency housing, immigration services, settlement counselling
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...
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