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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.
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 9:53am
Location: Courtenay , BC , 1580 Fitzgerald Ave
PO Box 3433
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks
Telephone: 250-338-8221
Advocacy Description: General advocacy information and referral services. Provide emergency food, clothing and shelter.
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 9:24am
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.
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 8:32am
Location: Penticton , BC , 113-437 Martin St.
Box 242
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: (250) 493-2002
Hours:
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Education advocacy, peer support: small groups and one on one. They also hope to have a special peer support for caregivers Program and are working towards a water hydrotherapy excersise program....
Updated date: Feb 27 2014 - 8:28am
Location: Robson , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: (250) 365-6137
Advocacy Description: Kootenay Hepatitis C advocate. She also offers diet solutions for those with Hep C.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 3:45pm
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
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 2:50pm
Location: Province-wide , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Workers
Advocacy Description: A BC Government list of the Regional Offices of their Workers' Advisors. The Workers' Advisers Office (WAO) provides free advice and assistance to workers and their dependants on disagreements they...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 2:32pm
Location: Victoria , BC , 947 Fort Street - 2nd floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: 250-387-5855 (Greater Victoria area)
Advocacy Description: The BC Ombudsperson receives inquiries and complaints about the practices and services provided by public agencies. While not an advocate, the Ombudsperson can conduct impartial and confidential...
Tags: complaints, ombudsman, ombudsperson, public agency
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 2:21pm
Location: Province-wide , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 387-6121 (Victoria)
Other Telephone: (604) 660-2421 (Vancouver)
Advocacy Description: The BC government ministry in charge of services such as welfare and disability.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 2:19pm
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
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 1:00pm
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
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 12:59pm
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.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 12:49pm
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...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 12:46pm
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...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 12:32pm
Location: Victoria , BC , 231 Regina Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 250.384.3211
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy for Aboriginal people regarding housing, tenancy, family matters, and health care.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 11:35am
Location: Victoria , BC , 637 Bay St., 3rd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (250) 361-9433
Hours:
9am to 5pm Monday through Friday
Advocacy Description: Settlement workers provide a range of services to address the needs of immigrants and refugees, including employment assistance and ESL classes. Services provided in Arabic, Cantonese, Dutch, German...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 11:29am
Location: Victoria , BC , 817 A Fort Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment
Telephone: (250) 595-0044 (Phone & TTY)
Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Advocacy Description: Serves as a link between persons with disabilities, the organizations who serve them and the services that benefit them in the South Vancouver Island region. Programs include: Research &...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 11:22am
Location: Vernon , BC , 3402 27th Avenue, Suite 107
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: (250)545-9292
Other Telephone: TTY (250) 542-2193
Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm We are closed between 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm for lunch.
Advocacy Description: The mission of Independent Living Vernon is to create sustainable community links, to work for societal change and to remove barriers so that people with disabilities have the opportunity to realize...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:59am
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
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:57am
Location: Nanaimo , BC , PO Box 1118
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: 250-753-2495
Hours:
Crisis lines are available 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Advocacy Description: Vancouver Island Crisis Chat provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Our crisis workers are here to listen and to support you through whatever...
Tags: crisis line, suicide
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:47am