Find an Advocate - British Columbia - Legal Info (Plei)

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: 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 - Friday, 8:30 - 4:30
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 -...
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 •...
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: chinese, criminal law, family law, justice system, law, legal rights, Punjabi, rights, small claims court
Location: Vancouver , BC , 320 East Hastings Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 604 681-8365
Advocacy Description: First United has been engaged in legal advocacy work since the 1970s, providing much needed legal assistance, advice and representation to low income and vulnerable people in the Downtown Eastside....
Location: Victoria , BC , 225 - 850 Burdett Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250 356-7012
Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. The centre serves Victoria and the surrounding south Vancouver Island and Gulf Island communities. If you can’t travel to the centre, call for information.
Advocacy Description: At the Victoria Justice Access Centre, we can help assess what you need, provide information about your legal and related issues and refer you to services that are available for your situation, which...
Tags: family justice, mediation, Small claims
Location: Prince Rupert , BC , 571 McKay Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: (250) 627-KAPS (5277)
Advocacy Description: Kaien Anti-Poverty Society has a number of programs for low-income families: Family program Food program: bags of food distributed to families, seniors, single parents Free store Children’s program...
Tags: BC Housing, EIC, income assistance
Location: Vancouver , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: (604) 822-5791
Advocacy Description: Free legal advice and representation at clinics located throughout Greater Vancouver. LSLAP assists low-income earners with various legal issues, including: Criminal; Small Claims; Employment...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: 604 254 9626
Other Telephone: 604 878 7400
Advocacy Description: Free legal consultation for Temporary Foreign Workers MOSAIC and Access Pro Bono have launched a legal clinic for temporary foreign workers. Pro Bono lawyers are available to provide a 30 minute free...
Tags: Espanol, migrant workers, Spanish, temporary foreign workers
Location: , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 604-408-2172 (Greater Vancouver)
Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Wednesdays
Advocacy Description: You can apply for legal aid over the phone through the LSS province-wide Call Centre or in person through your local legal aid office. All callers have an initial interview in which our staff ask...
Tags: criminal law, multilingual, telephone advice line
Location: British Columbia , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Advocacy Description: The Canadian Bar Association website lists sources of free legal assistance or information in BC.
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 11907 228th Street
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...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 4802 Fraser St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 879–3277
Advocacy Description: The Multicultural Helping House Society – Newcomers Resource Center (MHHS – NRC) has provided assistance to thousands of new immigrants in addressing their needs from settlement, employment, social...
Tags: live-in caregivers, settlement services, temporary foreign workers
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...
Location: Merritt , BC , 2025 Granite Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250-378-9632
Hours:
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Mon. - Fri.
Advocacy Description: Advice, assistance and representation for low income residents of the Nicola valley and surrounding area on a variety of poverty law topics and unfunded criminal and family law issues.
Tags: criminal law
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
Location: Port Alberni , BC , 3555 4th Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Consumer Law, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 723-8281
Advocacy Description: The Outreach Legal Advocate can: Give you legal information, or Help you complete a Legal Aid application, or Refer you to another agency that can help you We can give you information on many legal...
Tags: BCEA, Canada Pension Plan, CPP, Disability applications, Employment Insurance, GIS, landlords, old age security, Person with Disability, welfare, Workers’ Compensation
Location: Terrace , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: (250) 635-2133
Hours:
Provides legal information and legal aid services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer, your legal problem must be covered by our legal aid rules and you must meet our financial guidelines. When applying, intake staff will ask you for complete and true information about your legal problem, income, savings, and assets. Proof of the financial information provided is required.
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services.
Location: Vancouver , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: (604) 601-6000
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer, your...
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
Location: Lumby , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Consumer Law, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 250-558-3850 ext 214
Advocacy Description: Vernon Women's Transition House Society has a Legal Advocacy program for both men and women. They offer legal resources and information and legal advocacy in the areas of welfare, disability, pension...
Tags: Employment Insurance, men, pension, poverty law, women
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
Location: , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, 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