Find An Advocate: Lower Mainland

Location: North Vancouver , BC , 131 East 2nd Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 604.984.6009
Hours:
Monday-Thursday 10am – 5pm
Advocacy Description: North Shore Women's Centre provides advocacy services for women, including a family law legal clinic.
Tags: legal aid clinic
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: 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
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: Powell River , BC , 207 - 4801 Joyce Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 485-0950
Hours:
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Joyce Percey If you are poor and need legal advice and assistance, the Poverty Law Advocate will help you with the following services: Help filling out forms Help applying for or appealing...
Location: Vancouver , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Health, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 604-658-1214 - Downtown Community Health Centre
Advocacy Description: Prism is Vancouver Coastal Health’s clinical, education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities. Prism is offered at...
Tags: harm reduction, LGBTQ2S
Location: Vancouver , BC , 8153 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 324-7733 - Vancouver/Main Office
Other Telephone: (604) 596-7722 - Surrey
Advocacy Description: PICS provides clients with services such as employment programs and counseling, immigration and settlement information, language training, drug/alcohol counseling and seniors housing. Our offices in...
Tags: farm workers
Location: Surrey/Delta , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (604) 585-6595
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,...
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: Richmond , BC , 210 – 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (604) 279-7160
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Wednesday 9am-9pm Saturday 10am-3pm
Advocacy Description: Information, orientation, and referral service in reference to government programs and assistance.
Tags: settlement
Location: Richmond , BC , 110 - 7000 Minoru Blvd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Women
Telephone: (604) 279-7060
Hours:
Drop-in - Monday through Friday, 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: The Centre is a women’s resource center, that provides a supportive environment in which women are supported and encouraged to achieve their fullest potential.
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 31581 South Fraser Way
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 604.852.7888
Advocacy Description: Varied advocacy and representation services provided for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
Location: Coquitlam , BC , #200-25 King Edward St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: Main Number: 604-540-9161
Other Telephone: Legal Advocate: 604-937-6982
Advocacy Description: The Legal Advocacy Program is available on Wednesdays and Fridays only. The Program will only be available to assist with Persons with Disability Applications and Reconsiderations until further...
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...
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: Surrey , BC , #102 13771 72A Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Welfare
Telephone: Newton Resource Centre: 604.596.2311
Advocacy Description: Sources Advocacy Programs will provide support, assistance, and information for people on Income Assistance or with low incomes, including Homeless Prevention, Mental Health Advocacy, Disability...
Tags: criminal law, Homeless prevention, poverty law, pro bono legal clinic, tax
Location: Surrey , BC , 15318 – 20th Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 604.536.9611 Ext 1801
Other Telephone: 778-565-3638 Ext 1903 - Legal Resource Centre
Advocacy Description: Support and legal information for women dealing with family law issues such as: divorce, separation, child custody & access, child support, spousal maintenance, peace bonds and restraining orders...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1130 Jervis St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604 683 4287
Hours:
Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: St. Paul’s Anglican Church Advocacy Office provides help and support to anyone in difficulty. Welfare, housing, food access, legal issues, accommodation problems, or access to government services are...
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: Gibsons , BC , 543 Gower Point Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 741-0776
Advocacy Description: Advocates on behalf of clients with EI, WCB, Social Services, or Landlord/Tenant disputes.
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