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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....
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 11:45am
Location: Cranbrook , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Advocacy Description: The Traveling Poverty Law Advocate Program is sponsored by Community Connections Society of Southeast BC and is funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia. The Traveling Advocate provides...
Tags: Canada Pension Plan, disability appeals, disability benefits information, Employment Standards, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Human Rights complaints, old age security, the S.A.F.E.R program, welfare appeals
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 11:40am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 370 – 1199 West Pender Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Violence
Telephone: Seniors Information & Help Line: 604-437-1940 (local) | 1-866-437-1940 (toll free)
Advocacy Description: BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support is a non-profit organization delivering programs and initiatives that work to prevent elder abuse. We advocate for legal and social justice for older adults....
Tags: elder abuse, elder law clinic, senior's help line, victim services
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 11:23am
Location: Prince George , BC , 1188 6th Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 563-6112
Hours:
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Closed Wednesdays. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon - 1 p.m.)
Advocacy Description: Provide general advocacy services including welfare and disability appeal, tenant advocacy, and tribunal representation. There is also a shelter available.
Tags: shelter
Updated date: Mar 24 2014 - 10:32am
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...
Updated date: Mar 20 2014 - 3:15pm
Location: Dawson Creek , BC , 11401 8 Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-782-2710
Hours:
Monday - Thursday 12:00-4:00 PM
Advocacy Description: Outreach & legal advocacy.
Updated date: Mar 19 2014 - 1:10pm
Location: Vanderhoof , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 567-9959
Other Telephone: 250-567-9512 call collect from outside the Vanderhoof area
Advocacy Description: Advocacy services provided to women and children in need of support as they leave domestic violence.
Updated date: Mar 19 2014 - 9:17am
Location: Quesnel , BC , A-668 Doherty Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-992-9722
Hours:
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Our clients are parents (moms and dads) who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential...
Tags: addictions, metis, probations, residential school, residential tenancy
Updated date: Mar 19 2014 - 9:11am
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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (604) 593-2448
Advocacy Description: Supports and advocates for Latin American families in BC regarding info and referrals to services available and community networks. Spanish and French available on call Contactenos para referencias a...
Tags: Lanito/Latina, Latin American, Spanish
Updated date: Mar 19 2014 - 9:05am
Location: Port Hardy , BC , 7305 Market St., Box 1407
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family
Telephone: 250-902-6061
Advocacy Description: Parenting support services available.
Updated date: Mar 19 2014 - 8:59am
Location: Revelstoke , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 837-4779
Hours:
8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: We offer free of charge advocacy services in the Columbia/Kootenay regions in BC Canada. Our focus areas are in family law, child welfare,mental health, and seniors issues. We will also do Income...
Updated date: Mar 19 2014 - 8:57am
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 99 South Third Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 398-6831
Other Telephone: Mental Health Liaison: 250-3119
Advocacy Description: The Cariboo Friendship Society is a non-profit, charitable Society. It offers many services, including: Chiwid Transition House - housing, counselling, education and support for women and children...
Updated date: Mar 19 2014 - 8:54am
Location: Prince George , BC , 100 1777 3rd Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Workers
Telephone: 250.563.7771
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Advocacy Description: Workers Compensation Board advocacy.
Tags: wcb appeals
Updated date: Mar 19 2014 - 8:24am
Location: Victoria , BC , 302-895 Fort St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 361-3521
Hours:
Monday 1-4:30 pm Tuesday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Wednesday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Thursday 9:30-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm Friday 1-4 pm
Advocacy Description: TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits and tenancy issues. TAPS provides legal education and...
Tags: antipoverty
Updated date: Mar 12 2014 - 11:59am
Location: Skidegate , BC , Box 160
Queen Charlotte, BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 250-559-9042
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Bev Collinson
Updated date: Mar 12 2014 - 10:11am
Location: Massett , BC , Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (250) 626-3522
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Elizabeth Moore Provides help with legal issues, including housing, will & estates, EI appeals, WCB, social assistance, child support, applications for legal services, or reviewing...
Updated date: Mar 12 2014 - 10:10am
Location: Smithers , BC , 1188 Main Street
P.O. Box 2920
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Family, Health, Legal Assistance, Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 847-5211
Advocacy Description: The Friendship Centre supports the Aboriginal community in the Smithers region. They have a variety of programs and services intended to support your life’s journey, including family support, alcohol...
Updated date: Mar 12 2014 - 10:06am
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...
Updated date: Mar 12 2014 - 9:50am
Location: Krestova , BC , 3796 Krestova Cemetery Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Mental Health
Telephone: 250-231-4968
Advocacy Description: The Circle of Indigenous Nations is an Aboriginal non-profit society that offers cultural services that supports mental health and addictions recovery. We are currently delivering services in Nakusp...
Updated date: Mar 5 2014 - 9:35am
Location: Penticton , BC ,
P.O.Box 22020
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 250-498-0145
Advocacy Description: Assisting Manufactured Home Park Tenants, in Landlord Tenant disputes and guiding them through the dispute process available to them through the Residential Tenancy Office. We currently have 700...
Tags: manufactured home, mobile home, trailer park
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 1:56pm