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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
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
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: 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: 604-970-4454
Advocacy Description: Income assistance, RTB, debt, connecting clients with mental health resources
Tags: community services, employment program, health clinic, housing program, lifeskills, mental health clinic, outreach
Updated date: Jul 5 2018 - 2:13pm
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 602 Haliburton Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
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
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
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
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
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
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 - 5:19pm
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 - 3:36pm
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #2 – 4166 Departure Bay Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 250-758-5547
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 - 6:25pm
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 - 3:07pm
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
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 - 4:34pm
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
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 - 1:54pm
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
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 - 5:46pm