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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 - 8:08am
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 - 12:05pm
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 - 2:29pm
Location: Campbell River , BC , 101-300 St Ann's Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: Debt, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: 250-286-3436
Advocacy Description: We have a legal advocate that will assist with welfare, tenancy, disability, CPP disability and pension income, including reconsiderations and tribunal representation if required. We also host pro...
Tags: CPP, disability, homeless outreach, pensions
Updated date: Jan 12 2016 - 4:19pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 122 Powell Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 482-3700
Advocacy Description: The Society offers Licensed and Supported Housing, Independent Living, Supported Independent Living (SIL), Super Supported Independent Living (SSIL), Resource Centre, and Homeless Outreach. The MPA...
Updated date: Nov 30 2015 - 2:36pm
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #2 – 4166 Departure Bay Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 250-758-5547
Hours:
Weekdays 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: The Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre provides information and referrals. They can help you if you need to know who to contact, how to get information, or to get an application form that deals with...
Updated date: Nov 23 2015 - 5:25pm
Location: Kelowna , BC , 280-1855 Kirschner Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Violence, Women
Telephone: 250 763-4613
Advocacy Description: Advocacy and support for women and children affected by violence or involved in the justice system. Counselling, career development, victim services and outreach services available.
Tags: justice system, victim services
Updated date: Aug 17 2015 - 2:07pm
Location: Penticton , BC , #209-304 Martin St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Legal Info (PLEI), Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-493-6822
Hours:
Regular Drop – In Hours 1pm – 4pm on Monday through Thursday No drop-in second Thursday of every month
Advocacy Description: The Society can help you with your landlord, income assistance, disability applications, employment insurance, abuse, food, getting legal information, debts, family, health, income taxes. There is a...
Tags: disability advocate, legal clinic
Updated date: Jul 23 2015 - 3:34pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Second floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 254-9626
Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Poverty Law (Income Security, Canadian Pension Plan, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards), Debt (e.g. CRA, MSP) and Immigration Law (Permanent residency for Convention Refugees or Protected...
Tags: Canadian Pension Plan, CRA, ei, income security, MSP debt, permanent residency
Updated date: Jul 20 2015 - 12:54pm
Location: Kelowna , BC , 168 Asher Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Welfare
Telephone: (778) 753-5830
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, closed between noon and 1pm. Open until 8pm on Wednesdays.
Advocacy Description: Living Positive Resource Centre provides services to individuals in our community experiencing concerns relating to housing, income, nutrition, access to health care including addiction and mental...
Tags: AIDS/HIV, harm reduction, STI
Updated date: Jun 24 2015 - 4:46pm
Location: Prince George , BC , 1131-6th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 564-3396
Hours:
Open • Tuesday...11-7pm • Wednesday...11-7pm • Thursday...11-7pm • Friday...11-7pm • Saturday...12-7pm Closed • Sunday, Monday and All Holidays
Advocacy Description: ACE is an activity centre for individuals living with mental illness and/or addictions in the Prince George area.
Tags: addiction, mental health consumers, schizophrenia
Updated date: Jun 17 2015 - 1:38pm
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
Updated date: May 28 2015 - 10:55am
Location: Surrey , BC , 13850, 78th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees
Telephone: 604-572-4060
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
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
Updated date: May 28 2015 - 10:51am
Location: Campbell River , BC , 740 Robron Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: 250-830-0171 (Campbell River)
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide information, referral and advocacy services to new immigrants and refugees. Services are provided in English and Vietnamese, however, interpreters are available to assist...
Tags: settlement
Updated date: May 27 2015 - 11:33am
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 2642 Cedar Park Place, Suite 203
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 604-859-5044
Advocacy Description: The ten regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: migrant workers
Updated date: May 27 2015 - 11:31am
Location: Victoria , BC , 948 View Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 383-4105
Hours:
Mon to Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy to people with disabilities, support and assistance to ensure full participation in community and society in general, and information enabling people to access services to which...
Tags: disability advocacy, low income
Updated date: May 13 2015 - 11:36am
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: May 13 2015 - 11:34am
Location: Vancouver , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 211.
Other Telephone: TTY: 604-875-0885 or Text: 604-836-6381
Hours:
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Advocacy Description: The Shelter and Street Help Line provides around the clock assistance, seven days a week, to people looking for emergency accommodation and other essential services. Callers are referred to one of...
Updated date: Apr 21 2015 - 3:47pm
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...
Updated date: Mar 18 2015 - 9:49am
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #114 - 285 Prideaux Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250-753-2321
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Advocacy Description: Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy has been providing services in the mid-Vancouver Island since the early 1970s. The services provided include but are not limited to: •General and crisis advocacy •The...
Updated date: Mar 11 2015 - 9:03am