Find an Advocate - British Columbia - Mental Health

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: Prince George , BC , 1131-6th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Family, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: (250)564-3396
Hours:
Open • Tuesday...11-8pm • Wednesday...11-8pm • Thursday...11-8pm • Friday...11-8pm • 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
Location: Vancouver , BC , 163 West Pender
Type(s) of Advocacy: Mental Health
Telephone: 604-689-7938
Advocacy Description: The ARA Mental Health seeks to work in a cooperative, non-competitive way, with the existing services in enhancing the quality of life for people living in the community. Advocacy services in a...
Tags: appeals, child apprehensions, consumers, mental illness, survivors, tribunals
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1424 Commercial Dr
PO Box 21503
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: Crisis and Intake line: 604.687.1867
Hours:
Mon to Fri 10am to 5pm Wed 10am to 8pm Closed Stat Holidays Closed Sundays
Advocacy Description: Battered Women's Support Services provides support and advocacy for women who have experienced abuse. Programs: •Support Groups •Counselling •Indigenous Women’s Programs •Women’s Safety and Outreach...
Tags: aboriginal women, counselling, crisis support, domestic violence, social enterprise, support groups, violence against women
Location: Prince George , BC , 555 George Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 564-8644
Advocacy Description: General advocacy, accompaniment and tribunal representation available to persons with mental illness. Lifeskills services, community outreach and some housing programs available.
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: Krestova , BC , 3796 Krestova Cemetery Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Mental Health
Telephone: 250-231-4968
Advocacy Description: The Circle of Indigenous Nations is an Aboriginal non-profit society that offers cultural services that supports mental health and addictions recovery. We are currently delivering services in Nakusp...
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: Vancouver , BC , 300 - 1140 West Pender Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-685-3425
Advocacy Description: The purpose of the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) is to provide legal advice and assistance and to use and develop the law for the benefit of people who are physically, mentally, socially...
Tags: human rights clinic, mental health
Location: Smithers , BC , 1188 Main Street
P.O. Box 2920
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Family, Health, Legal Assistance, Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 847-5211
Advocacy Description: The Friendship Centre supports the Aboriginal community in the Smithers region. They have a variety of programs and services intended to support your life’s journey, including family support, alcohol...
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: Kelowna , BC , 168 Asher Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (778) 753-5830
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: Having started out as an AIDS service organization in 1992, the Centre has since expanded their mandate to serve anybody experiencing issues relating to housing, income, nutrition, access to health...
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22554 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health
Telephone: (604) 467-6055
Advocacy Description: Offers information and services on parenting, parent and child programming, mental health services, personal growth, multiculturalism, diversity education, food security and community kitchens.
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
Other Telephone: 250-723-8182
Hours:
Open Tuesday and Wednesday only. Tuesday morning drop in 9:30-11:30 p.m.
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...
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: This program provides legal information, support, referrals and advocacy services for residents of the North Shore (including the city of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, District of...
Location: Kelowna , BC , 104 - 1455 Ellis St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 979-0201
Hours:
Generally 8:30 to 4:30 Monday to Friday but we are a small office so clients should call ahead rather than drop in.
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for people with chronic mental illness, with prime service areas income assistance and residential tenancy; also general poverty law for tenants. Also offer information and referral....
Tags: community mental health, public education, residential tenancy
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Dease Lake , BC , First Avenue & Stikine St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 771-5577
Advocacy Description: NNADAP services, mental health services, Ku We Gahan justice program and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence. Programs are offered at People’s Haven Family Service Centre.
Location: Telegraph Creek , BC , 24 Sawtooth Road
P.O. Box 59
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 235-3805
Other Telephone: Crisis Line: (250) 235-3113
Advocacy Description: A non-profit organization which provides National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) services, mental health services, and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence.
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: 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
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...