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Location: Kelowna , BC , 255 Lawrence Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Welfare
Telephone: (778) 753-5830
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 10AM-12PM (Appointment Only) 2PM-4PM (Drop In)
Advocacy Description: Living Positive Resource Centre delivers supportive services that focus on individual and community health and wellness to those living with, affected by, or at risk of HIV, Hep C, or related health...
Tags: AIDS/HIV, harm reduction, STI
Updated date: Jul 23 2019 - 2:30pm
Location: Salmon Arm , BC , 681 Marine Park Drive NE
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Consumer Law, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-832-2170
Hours:
9-4 Mon through Thu; 9-12 Fri
Advocacy Description: The legal advocacy program provides free information, advice, referrals and representations for residents of the Shuswap in the areas of federal and provincial disability benefits, residential...
Updated date: Jul 4 2019 - 5:29pm
Location: Old Massett , BC , 247 Eagle Road
PO Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-626-7775
Hours:
Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:30 am -4:30 pm
Updated date: Jul 2 2019 - 2:19pm
Location: , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 604.687.4680 in the Lower Mainland or 1.800.565.5297 in British Columbia
Advocacy Description: Call Dial-A-Law if you: Think you may have a legal problem and want practical information on the law involved, Want to find out about your legal rights and responsibilities, or Want to learn more...
Tags: criminal law, family law, justice system, law, legal rights, rights, small claims court
Updated date: Jun 20 2019 - 4:06pm
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...
Updated date: Oct 31 2018 - 2:26pm
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
Updated date: Oct 4 2018 - 2:13pm
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22718 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604 467-6911
Advocacy Description: Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services' Community Law Advocacy Program provides information, Advice/Assistance, Referrals and Representation for a variety of issues including: • Welfare Issues...
Updated date: Aug 24 2018 - 3:13pm
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22718 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous
Telephone: 604.467.6911 ext. 217
Advocacy Description: Provides programs to all Aboriginal groups (i.e. First Nation, Metis, Urban) and offers information, support, referral services, informal education in traditional teachings and a strong cultural...
Tags: aboriginal services
Updated date: Aug 24 2018 - 3:13pm
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 118C, North First Avenue (Village Square)
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (778) 412-9333
Tags: settlement services
Updated date: Jul 10 2018 - 5:03pm
Location: Sechelt , BC , 5520 Trail Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Women
Telephone: (604) 885-4088
Hours:
General office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. We are closed Fridays, weekends and holidays.
Advocacy Description: The Community Resource Centre is open to all Sunshine Coast residents seeking information about local resources and services or needing support. Services include: Information and Referral •...
Updated date: Jul 5 2018 - 2:23pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , #330-409 Granville Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Women
Telephone: 604-408-9484
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Support to individuals and families going through the various stages of diagnoses, acceptance and living with cerebral palsy. Counselling, assistance for funding applications, finding accessible...
Updated date: Jul 5 2018 - 2:21pm
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 602 Haliburton Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Hours:
Justice Access Centre Tue: 8am to 4pm Tillicum Haus Health Centre Mon: 1pm to 4pm
Advocacy Description: Aboriginal community legal workers are Legal Services Society (LSS) staff who can: give legal advice about family and child protection law, and issues such as residential schools, housing, and wills...
Tags: child protection law, legal advice, residential school
Updated date: Jan 11 2018 - 4:05pm
Location: Chilliwack , BC , 8937 School Street
The Village - Youth Services entrance
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: 604-702-2907
Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 7:30am - 6pm
Advocacy Description: Chilliwack's Community Legal Advocacy Centre is part of Abbotsford Community Services. Information, advice, referrals & representation on a variety of issues including: Income assistance -...
Updated date: Jan 11 2018 - 3:59pm
Location: Victoria , BC , #418-620 View Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance, Workers
Telephone: 250-382-3012
Advocacy Description: VIHRC serves people from the Greater Victoria as well as the Gulf Islands and other communities on Vancouver Island. Our focus is to assist people who wish to file a human rights complaint with the...
Tags: human rights complaint
Updated date: Sep 15 2017 - 9:50am
Location: Vernon , BC , 102 3301 24th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 250 542-3555, ext. 209
Advocacy Description: Serving Vernon, Enderby, Lumby and Armstrong. Please call 250 5421-3555, ext. 209 to make an appointment. Office at the Community Collaboration Centre, 102 3301 24th Avenue, Vernon. Type(s) of...
Tags: CPP, ei, Employment Insurance, men, pension, poverty law, women
Updated date: Sep 11 2017 - 2:49pm
Location: Penticton , BC , 2852 Skaha Lake Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Mental Health
Telephone: 778 476-5411
Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00am - 12:00pm Tues, Thurs 1:00pm-4:00pm
Advocacy Description: Provides assistance to individuals who feel they have been treated unfairly, or who disagree with how programs and services have been delivered. Support with navigating through areas such as:...
Updated date: Jul 7 2017 - 9:05am
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
Updated date: May 3 2017 - 2:17pm
Location: Prince George , BC , 555 George Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 564-8644
Advocacy Description: Peer support, lifeskills services, community outreach and some housing programs available.
Updated date: Jun 22 2016 - 9:08am
Location: Port Alberni , BC , 3178-2nd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-724-7137
Hours:
Wednesday and Friday 9:00am - 3:30pm Drop in is on Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am Friday is appointments only
Advocacy Description: The Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through...
Updated date: Jun 8 2016 - 1:05pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 56 E. Hastings St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 604-428-9202
Advocacy Description: Information, advice & referrals: Family law, Ministry of Children & Families (MCFD), minor criminal law issues (incl. victims of crime), Aboriginal law, Police Complaints, Ombudsperson...
Tags: criminal law, family law
Updated date: Apr 21 2016 - 3:29pm