Find an Advocate - British Columbia - Children And Youth

Location: Bella Coola , BC , 411 MacKenzie Street
PO Box 309
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 1-877-499-0044 (Toll free)
Other Telephone: 1-250-799-0044
Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 11AM to 5 PM
Advocacy Description: Provides legal advocacy and support to the peoples of Bella Coola, Anahim Lake, Bella Bella, Klemtu, and Wuikinuxv. Help with housing on reserve/RTA, debt, residential school, disability, police...
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 2420 Montrose Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604.859.7681
Advocacy Description: A non-profit community-based agency with services for the multicultural community, seniors, families, unemployed, people with low incomes, youth and those with special needs. Their Community Legal...
Tags: child care, community centre, community kitchen, community living, counselling, development disabilities, ESL, meals on wheels, pro-bono clinic, settlement workers, victim assistance, youth services
Location: Victoria , BC , 899 Fort 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...
Location: Bella Coola , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 799-5916
Other Telephone: (250) 799-5588
Advocacy Description: Advocacy and support for women and girls who have been victims of violence or who are at risk of violence. An outreach worker can help in many ways including: •Help in connecting with other services...
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 99 South Third Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 398-6831
Other Telephone: Mental Health Liaison: 250-3119
Advocacy Description: The Cariboo Friendship Society is a non-profit, charitable Society. It offers many services, including: Chiwid Transition House - housing, counselling, education and support for women and children...
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
Location: Revelstoke , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 837-4779
Hours:
8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: We offer free of charge advocacy services in the Columbia/Kootenay regions in BC Canada. Our focus areas are in family law, child welfare,mental health, and seniors issues. We will also do Income...
Location: Courtenay , BC , Suite 202, 576 England Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 897-0511
Other Telephone: (250) 338-1227 (24 hour crisis line)
Advocacy Description: The Comox Valley Transition Society is a feminist non-profit agency committed to making a positive contribution to the lives of women and their children. We offer supportive programs that provide...
Location: Greenville , BC , 108 Cooper Avenue
PO Box 91
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Activists, Children and Youth, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-621-3450
Hours:
8 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Labor dispute Unjust dismissal represent clients who have been unjustly dismissed Housing issues-eviction - mediators Income tax forms - free of charge Medical malpractice Human rights advocates for...
Tags: aboriginal justice, aboriginal rights, disability forms, eviction, human rights, income tax forms, labour dispute, medical malpractice, Nisga'a, old age benefits, unjust dismissal
Location: Prince George , BC , 1575 – 5th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 563-1113 (Prince George)
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Location: Quesnel , BC , #205 - 350 Barlow Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 991-0992
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Location: Burns Lake , BC , PO Box 316
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 692-7559
Other Telephone: 24 hour crisis and support line (250) 692-5720 (Burns Lake)
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Location: New Westminster , BC , 402 E. Columbia Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Prisoners, Women
Telephone: 604-520-1166
Advocacy Description: Assists women and youth involved in the criminal justice system. Operates a half-way house, a homeless shelter for women and children and youth programs for independent living.
Tags: criminal justice system
Location: Vernon , BC , 2904-29th Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Family, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 542-1247
Advocacy Description: Interventions in issues involving the Ministry of Children and Families. Provide some welfare advocacy services. Services to Native People who reside off reserve in the North Okanagan area.
Location: New Westminster , BC , 330 – 550 – Sixth Street, 6th and 6th Building
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Mental Health
Telephone: (604) 522-3722
Advocacy Description: Provide referral and counselling services, assistance to low income families, as well as operate an emergency shelter for families that is accessible only upon the Ministry's referral.
Location: , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (604) 558-4740
Advocacy Description: This toll-free line assists grandparents and other relatives raising a family member's child to navigate complex services systems such as MCFD; to find the answers, assistance and resources they need...
Tags: grandparents
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 302 – 65 Front Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Debt, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-741-5447
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Justice Access Centre is the place to come when you need help with problems and legal issues that affect your everyday life such as separation or divorce, income security, employment, housing, or...
Location: Surrey , BC , 10667 – 135A Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 604-589-8678 (Office)
Other Telephone: 604-589-7777 (Shelter), 604-589-1002 (Housing Program)
Advocacy Description: Housing and Health Solutions (formerly South Fraser Community Services Society) is a non-profit, charitable organization providing basic services and support to disadvantaged and vulnerable...
Tags: drop-in centre, HIV/AIDS, meals, medical clinic, outreach, shelter, social housing, street youth
Location: Creston , BC , 102 - 12th Avenue South
P.O. Box 237
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: (250) 402-0068
Other Telephone: (250) 428-6856 (24 hour safe home crisis line)
Advocacy Description: The Kootenai Community Centre Society provides the following programs and services to the Creston Valley and the east shore of Kootenay Lake. The Society's Irvine House program provides refuge to...
Location: Victoria , BC , 1562 Fort Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Disability
Telephone: 250-370-9513
Hours:
The Resource Centre is available for drop in visits on Mondays: 1 -3 pm, Thursdays: 10 am -12 pm Fridays: 9:30-11:30 pm
Advocacy Description: The organization's Resource Centre provides information, referrals and courses concerning individuals with learning disabilities. Advocacy: •Parent Workshops and Support •Youth Workshops and Support...
Tags: learning disabilities
Location: Lillooet , BC , 357 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Violence
Telephone: (250) 256-4146
Advocacy Description: Provides culturally sensitive programs and services for all peoples (aboriginal and non-aboriginal) including: Addictions Services Chillaxin Youth Centre Food Bank and Meal Program Friendly Treasures...
Tags: aboriginal friendship centre, addiction services, employment centre, food bank, pre-school, victim assistance program, youth centre
Location: Lumby , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (250) 547-9770
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy for welfare, WCB, youth, and seniors.
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 290 Bastion Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: (250) 754-1989
Advocacy Description: The Supportive Living Program (SLP) provides life skills support for youth who are permanent wards of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and on Youth Agreements. Working on an...
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 207 - 1999 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Children and Youth, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-985-5355
Advocacy Description: The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia provides assistance to Aboriginal people in conflict with the law and ensures they participate fully in the justice system...
Location: Quesnel , BC , A-668 Doherty Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-992-9722
Hours:
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Our clients are parents (moms and dads) who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential...
Tags: addictions, metis, probations, residential school, residential tenancy
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 201-935 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 985-7138
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: North Shore Legal Information and Advocacy: Legal Advocacy Program The North Shore Legal Advocacy Program provides legal information and assistance on poverty law issues to people on the North Shore...
Location: Smithers , BC , 3772 1st Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 847-9000
Other Telephone: (250) 847-2595 (Transition House)
Advocacy Description: Provides pregnancy outreach, counselling and non-profit counselling programs, including Children Who Witness Abuse, Stopping the Violence, Sexual Abuse Intervention Program, and Victim Assistance.
Location: Vanderhoof , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 567-9959
Other Telephone: 250-567-9512 call collect from outside the Vanderhoof area
Advocacy Description: Advocacy services provided to women and children in need of support as they leave domestic violence.
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: Powell River , BC , 4752 Joyce Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, 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: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, 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, Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, 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: 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: 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: 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
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: Vancouver , BC , 1725 Venables Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Children and Youth, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Welfare
Telephone: 604-253-0669
Advocacy Description: The Kettle Advocacy Service provides mental health consumers with information, support and representation to resolve income, housing and some family law problems. Advocacy Services staff assist...
Tags: community services, employment program, health clinic, housing program, lifeskills, mental health clinic, outreach
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, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, 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