Find An Advocate: Vancouver Island

Location: Victoria , BC , 948 View Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 383-4105
Hours:
Mon to Fri, 9 am - 4 pm
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy to people with disabilities, support and assistance to ensure full participation in community and society in general, and information enabling people to access services to which...
Tags: disability advocacy, low income
Location: Victoria , BC , 713 Johnson St
3rd Floor - Access Health Centre
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-384-2366
Advocacy Description: Advocating and supporting those infected of affect by HIV and or Hepatitis C, offers harm reduction, education and resources.
Tags: AIDS/HIV
Location: Courtenay/Comox , BC , 355 6th St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-338-7400
Advocacy Description: Advocating and supporting those infected of affect by HIV and or Hepatitis C, offers harm reduction, education and resources.
Tags: AIDS/HIV
Location: Port Hardy , BC , PO Box 52
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-902-2238
Advocacy Description: Advocating and supporting those infected of affect by HIV and or Hepatitis C, offers harm reduction, education and resources.
Tags: HIV/AIDS
Location: Campbell River , BC , 1371 c. Cedar Street
Telephone: 250-830-0787
Other Telephone: 1-877-650-8787
Advocacy Description: Advocating and supporting those infected of affect by HIV and or Hepatitis C, offers harm reduction, education and resources.
Tags: HIV/AIDS
Location: Nanimo , BC , 201-55 Victoria Road
Telephone: 250-753-2437
Advocacy Description: Advocating and supporting those infected of affect by HIV and or Hepatitis C, offers harm reduction, education and resources.
Tags: HIV/AIDS
Location: Victoria , BC , 1179 Kosapsum Crescent
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Disability, Health
Telephone: 250-381-7303
Advocacy Description: BCAND advocates on behalf of aboriginal people with disabilities. BCANDS assists and supports our clients, as able, acting as a liaison / lead between various service agencies and our clients to...
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: Victoria , BC , 471 Cecelia Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 388-5251
Hours:
Open Monday - Friday 7:30am to 9pm Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm
Advocacy Description: The Burnside Gorge Housing Outreach assists families that are homeless or about to be homeless with initial needs by advocating with employment and assistance workers, landlords, hotel managers, and...
Tags: homeless
Location: Campbell River , BC , #105 - 1116 Dogwood Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Violence, Women
Telephone: 250-287-3044
Advocacy Description: We are a women’s resource centre providing services to women in Campbell River and the surrounding central and northern Vancouver Island region. A program of the Vancouver Island North Women’s...
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: Port Hardy , BC , 7305 Market St., Box 1407
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family
Telephone: 250-902-6061
Advocacy Description: Parenting support services available.
Location: Victoria , BC , 306- 620 View St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-595-3892
Hours:
Monday-Wednesday and Friday 9am - 12pm Tuesday-Thursday 9am - 2pm
Advocacy Description: HepCBC is a non-profit organization run by and for people infected and affected by hepatitis C. Our mission is to provide education, prevention and support to those living with HCV. HepCBC is the...
Tags: hepatitis C
Location: Campbell River , BC , 740 Robron Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: 250-830-0171 (Campbell River)
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide information, referral and advocacy services to new immigrants and refugees. Services are provided in English and Vietnamese, however, interpreters are available to assist...
Tags: settlement
Location: Courtenay/Comox , BC , Unit C - 1001 Lewis Avenue
Upstairs Suite
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees
Telephone: 250-338-6359
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide information, referral and advocacy services to new immigrants and refugees. Services are provided in English and Vietnamese, however, interpreters are available to assist...
Tags: settlement
Location: Victoria , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (250) 388-4728
Advocacy Description: Immigrants and refugees; international clients who are invloved in international marriage, adoption, employment etc.
Location: Victoria , BC , #100-754 Broughton St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Victoria Voice: 250.592.8144
Other Telephone: Victoria TTY: 250.592.8147 1.877.667.5488
Hours:
Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed for Lunch between 12 noon and 1 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #67-B Skinner St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Nanaimo Voice: 250.753.0999
Other Telephone: Nanaimo TTY: 250.753.0977 1.877.424.3323
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #200 – 1585 Bowen Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 250.754.1266
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed for lunch daily from 12:00 to 12:30
Advocacy Description: The Nanaimo Region John Howard Society has an evolving series of programs available for men and women involved in the criminal justice system. Programs include: Community Outreach Dental Endeavor –...
Location: Victoria , BC , 2675 Bridge Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 250-386-3428
Advocacy Description: Assisting men and women involved in the criminal justice system. Drop-in Referral Services They provide referral and information services to prisoners and ex-prisoners, their families and the...
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