Find an Advocate - British Columbia - Women

Location: Penticton , BC , #209-304 Martin St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Women
Telephone: 250-493-6822
Advocacy Description: Legal advocacy, Residential Tenancy issues, Income Assistance, Disability Status (PPMB and PWD) and Canadian Pension Plan Disability, Resources and Referral.
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: 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: Moberly Lake , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Family, Women
Telephone: (250) 788-3955 - Main Office
Other Telephone: (250) 788 7280 - Health Centre
Advocacy Description: Aboriginal Law and Family Justice co-ordinator program. Advocacy for women and aboriginal people in the Chetwynd and Moberley Lake area.
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 , 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: 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: Surrey , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 589-1868
Other Telephone: 604 583-1295 - Crisis Line
Advocacy Description: This Centre offers crisis services, police accompaniment, court services support, counseling, and clothing, food, and shelter. A family law pro-bono clinic is also available for women.
Tags: pro bono legal clinic
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: 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: Nelson , BC , 521 Vernon Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 250.352.5777
Hours:
Advocacy Centre: Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday — 10am – 4pm (closed from 12-1pm) Tuesday — 1-4pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. They also provide...
Tags: child abuse, child protection advocacy, education, family law, parenting, poverty advocacy, social assistance, victim assistance
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1725 Venables Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604-253-0669
Advocacy Description: The Kettle supports people living with mental illness to lead healthier lives by: - Providing Housing, employment, advocacy and support services - Raising awareness of mental health issues and...
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: Vancouver , BC , 1424 Commercial Drive
P.O. Box 21562
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Activists, Crisis Services, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604-872-8212 (crisis line)
Other Telephone: 604- 877-0958
Hours:
Crisis Line: 24 hours
Advocacy Description: Provides free, confidential support services for female adults and youth who have experienced any form of male violence. Operates a 24-hour rape crisis line, a transition house for battered women and...
Tags: crisis line, legal clinic, peer couselling, public education, support services, transition house, violence against women, women's centre
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
Location: Vancouver , BC , 302 - 119 West Pender St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women, Workers
Telephone: 604-669-4482
Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Advocacy Description: WCDWA provides information, referral, summary advice and full representation, without any fee to its clients, primarily in the areas of immigration and employment law. WCDWA also provides a wide...
Tags: immigration law, live-in caregiver, sponsorship
Location: Ucluelet , BC , 500 Matterson Dr.
Box 868
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 726-2343
Other Telephone: (250) 726-2020 - After Hours Emergency
Website: http://wccrs.ca/
Advocacy Description: This organization offers counselling to women, youth and children and operates a transition house. It also offers a Community Outreach program and Transition House Outreach program. The Community...
Location: Alert Bay , BC , 13 1st St, Alert Bay, 13 WHE-LA-LA-U
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Legal Aid, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-974-5501
Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri
Advocacy Description: Alert Bay is a small isolated Aboriginal community with limited services. This office supplies general advocacy, and supplies Legal Aid information/literature. We also specifically target Youth and...
Location: Vernon , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Women
Telephone: 250.960.5284
Advocacy Description: Working to bring forward rural women's voices from around British Columbia to influence change with government and industry policy on issues relating to low-income and communication services.
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 51A – 4th Avenue South
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (250) 392-4118 - Williams Lake
Advocacy Description: The Women's Contact Society has a legal advocacy program that offers direct advocacy to individuals female and male and their families to assist them with legal issues not covered by legal aid....
Location: Vancouver , BC , 535 Hornby Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604 895 5800 - YWCA Main Number
Advocacy Description: A second stage transition house that provides advocacy services exclusively for women victims of violence who are or have been residents at Munroe House.
Tags: transition house, victims of violence
Location: Vancouver , BC , 535 Hornby Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604 734 5517 ext 2235
Advocacy Description: Advocacy is typically for current or past participants of YWCA Programs including (but not limited) the Employment Programs, Housing Complexes, Single Mothers Groups, Daycares, Crabtree Corner and...
Tags: affidavits, custody agreements, eviction notices, family law, legal educator, peace bonds, poverty law, residential tenancy, single mothers, women fleeing abuse