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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: 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
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
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...
Updated date: May 2 2014 - 9:31am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 302 Columbia St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: (604) 681-8480
Advocacy Description: Varied advocacy services available for women, including mental health and housing advocacy. There is also advocacy for family protection issues for Moms (CFCSA) files, and "Resources in the DTES”...
Updated date: Mar 31 2014 - 8:14am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1634 East 41st Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 325-9944 Ext. 224
Hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10-am-4pm
Advocacy Description: Provides information, general advocacy, referrals, and support for individuals requiring assistance with issues such as welfare, Housing, CPP, OAS/GIS, Residential Tenancy etc… The Wilson Heights...
Updated date: Mar 28 2014 - 11:51am