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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
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:53pm
Location: Courtenay , BC , 1625B McPhee Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 338-7793
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for individuals having issues with: MSD issues (social assistance, disability, PWD, tribunals and appeals, discrimination), CPP (pension, survivor’s benefits, SAFERS), Landlord-Tenancy (...
Tags: aboriginal, elder programs, emergency food program, Friendship centre, legal aid, youth programs
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:49pm
Location: Hazelton , BC , 4305 Field Street, P.O. Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: (250)842-5218
Advocacy Description: Assists people in the Upper Skeena who cannot otherwise obtain legal assistance for financial or other reasons. The USCLAS has a special focus on meeting the needs of Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en people...
Tags: criminal law, divorce, family law, fort babine, granisle, houston, telkwa, topley, wills
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:39pm
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
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:35pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 306-535 Thurlow Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 604-255-3099
Advocacy Description: TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre provides tenants with legal education and information about residential tenancy law through our tenant Infoline (604-255-0546 or 1-800-665-1185), website,...
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:33pm
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
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:31pm
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
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:29pm
Location: Coquitlam , BC , #200-25 King Edward St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: Main Number: 604-540-9161
Other Telephone: Legal Advocate: 604-937-6982
Advocacy Description: The Legal Advocacy Program is available on Wednesdays and Fridays only. The Program will only be available to assist with Persons with Disability Applications and Reconsiderations until further...
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:19pm
Location: Quesnel , BC , 319 North Fraser Dr.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Legal Aid
Telephone: (250) 992-8347
Advocacy Description: The Quesnel, BC Tillicum Society / Native Friendship Centre offers aboriginal diabetes awareness and prevention, FAS info, drug & alcohol programs, employment information and counseling, youth...
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:12pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 8153 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 324-7733 - Vancouver/Main Office
Other Telephone: (604) 596-7722 - Surrey
Advocacy Description: PICS provides clients with services such as employment programs and counseling, immigration and settlement information, language training, drug/alcohol counseling and seniors housing. Our offices in...
Tags: farm workers
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:07pm
Location: Prince Rupert , BC , 869 Fraser St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 627-8776
Advocacy Description: General anti-poverty advocacy available.
Tags: pensions, tribunals
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 3:00pm
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
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 2:56pm
Location: Merritt , BC , 2025 Granite Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250-378-9632
Hours:
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Mon. - Fri.
Advocacy Description: Advice, assistance and representation for low income residents of the Nicola valley and surrounding area on a variety of poverty law topics and unfunded criminal and family law issues.
Tags: criminal law
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 2:47pm
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
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 2:38pm
Location: Burnaby , BC , Suite 1103 - 4720 Kingsway
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Health
Telephone: 604-689-3144
Advocacy Description: The MS Society's Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program (VLAP) assists people affected by multiple sclerosis in BC and the Yukon address legal challenges with the help of lay volunteers and lawyers who...
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 2:33pm
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 11907 228th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604 467-6911
Advocacy Description: Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services' Community Law Advocacy Program provides information, Advice/Assistance, Referrals and Representation for a variety of issues including: • Welfare Issues...
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 1:43pm
Location: Kelowna , BC , 442 Leon Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 763-4905
Advocacy Description: A non-profit organization working with/for First Nations people, but our doors & our programs are open to everyone. Services include legal advocacy for aboriginal people living off-reserve. The...
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 1:40pm
Location: Kamloops , BC , 827 Seymour Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Prisoners, Women
Telephone: 250.374.2119
Other Telephone: Legal Aid Offices: 250.314.1900
Advocacy Description: The Society offers services such as: Housing Support & Eviction Prevention Public Education Court Support Mental Health Support for Tenants Supportive and Informative Group Sessions for Women...
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 1:34pm
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
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 1:19pm
Location: Vancouver , BC , 320 East Hastings Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 604 681-8365
Advocacy Description: First United has been engaged in legal advocacy work since the 1970s, providing much needed legal assistance, advice and representation to low income and vulnerable people in the Downtown Eastside....
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 12:56pm