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Location: Duncan , BC , 200 Cowichan Way
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-748-1160
Hours:
Community Options Wed: 1pm to 4pm Thu: 8:30am to 4pm
Advocacy Description: Aboriginal community legal workers are Legal Services Society (LSS) staff who can: give legal advice about family and child protection law, and issues such as residential schools, housing, and wills...
Tags: child protection law, legal advice, residential school
Updated date: Oct 2 2014 - 8:14am
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
Updated date: Oct 2 2014 - 8:11am
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
Updated date: Oct 2 2014 - 8:11am
Location: Burns Lake , BC , PO Box 316
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 692-7559
Other Telephone: 24 hour crisis and support line (250) 692-5720 (Burns Lake)
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Updated date: Oct 2 2014 - 7:55am
Location: Prince George , BC , 1575 – 5th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 563-1113 (Prince George)
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Updated date: Oct 2 2014 - 7:55am
Location: Quesnel , BC , #205 - 350 Barlow Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 991-0992
Advocacy Description: The Fry Society provides a range of services that are intended to provide support and relief to women that struggle with violence or the history of violence: » someone to talk to » information and...
Tags: shelter, transition house, victim services, women fleeing violence, women's shelter
Updated date: Oct 2 2014 - 7:54am
Location: , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Indigenous, 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
Updated date: Oct 2 2014 - 6:54am
Location: Kelowna , BC , 185 Asher Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 250-765-6843
Advocacy Description: The ten regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: migrant workers
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:56pm
Location: Prince George , BC , 1270 - 2nd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (250) 562-2900
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide general assistance to immigrants and refugees, including employment services, English language classes and anti-racism advocacy.
Tags: settlement services
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:45pm
Location: Richmond , BC , 120 - 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-279-7077
Advocacy Description: Free and confidential, trained volunteer advocates at the Outreach & Advocacy program are able to support our clients in many ways. Services range from housing and benefit applications to more...
Tags: multilingual
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:41pm
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
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:28pm
Location: White Rock , BC , Suite 204 - 15210, North Bluff Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (604) 531-9143
Advocacy Description: Advice, advocacy, support and referral services. Legal advice can be obtained regarding minor legal matters ranging from summary criminal offences to family law matters. Atira Legal Advocacy Examples...
Tags: criminal law, family law
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:20pm
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
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:13pm
Location: Nanimo , BC , 201-55 Victoria Road
Type(s) of Advocacy:
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
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:13pm
Location: Campbell River , BC , 1371 c. Cedar Street
Type(s) of Advocacy:
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
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:12pm
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
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:02pm
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
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 4:00pm
Location: Kamloops , BC , 433 Tranquille Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250.376.7558
Hours:
Merritt Office Monday to Thursdays 8:30am – 4:30pm Closed Fridays (please note that we are closed 12pm-1pm for lunch every day)
Advocacy Description: General advocacy services for HIV positive clients. Will take on Hepatitis C clients as time permits. There is a Kamloops and a Merritt office.
Tags: hepatitis C, HIV
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 3:56pm
Location: Merritt , BC , 1918 Voght Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250.315.0098
Hours:
Kamloops Office Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm (please note that on Mondays we don’t open our doors until 10:00am due to our weekly staff meeting)
Advocacy Description: General advocacy services for HIV positive clients. Will take on Hepatitis C clients as time permits. There is a Kamloops and a Merritt office.
Tags: hepatitis C, HIV
Updated date: Oct 1 2014 - 3:56pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , #204 - 456 West Broadway
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-872-1278
Other Telephone: TTY line (hearing impaired only) 604-875-8835
Hours:
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Access Program at Disability Alliance BC (formerly BC Coalition of People with Disabilities) has been a place of support, information and advocacy for people with all disabilities. They...
Tags: CPP Disability Benefits, Persons with Disabilities, Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers, PPMB, PWD
Updated date: Sep 25 2014 - 2:51pm