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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 - 11:47am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1607 E. Hastings St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Family, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (604) 251-4844
Advocacy Description: Provides support services for elders, family support services, administer extreme weather shelter, a daycare and a recreation program.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 11:30am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 8853 Selkirk St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: 604-267-0901
Advocacy Description: Information and referral services provided in Taiwanese, Japanese, and Mandarin.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:58am
Location: Dease Lake , BC , First Avenue & Stikine St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 771-5577
Advocacy Description: NNADAP services, mental health services, Ku We Gahan justice program and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence. Programs are offered at People’s Haven Family Service Centre.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:52am
Location: Surrey , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 589-1868
Other Telephone: 604 583-1295 - Crisis Line
Advocacy Description: This Centre offers crisis services, police accompaniment, court services support, counseling, and clothing, food, and shelter. A family law pro-bono clinic is also available for women.
Tags: pro bono legal clinic
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:46am
Location: Gibsons , BC , 543 Gower Point Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 741-0776
Advocacy Description: Advocates on behalf of clients with EI, WCB, Social Services, or Landlord/Tenant disputes.
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:42am
Location: Nanaimo , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy:
Advocacy Description: The Street Legal Nanaimo website provides a map of community services available in Nanaimo.
Tags: community services
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:33am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1130 Jervis St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604 683 4287
Hours:
Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: St. Paul’s Anglican Church Advocacy Office provides help and support to anyone in difficulty. Welfare, housing, food access, legal issues, accommodation problems, or access to government services are...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:30am
Location: Surrey , BC , 15318 – 20th Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 604.536.9611 Ext 1801
Other Telephone: 778-565-3638 Ext 1903 - Legal Resource Centre
Advocacy Description: Support and legal information for women dealing with family law issues such as: divorce, separation, child custody & access, child support, spousal maintenance, peace bonds and restraining orders...
Updated date: Feb 25 2014 - 10:17am
Location: Vancouver , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-437-1940 (Lower Mainland)
Hours:
Available 8am-8pm daily (excluding holidays)
Advocacy Description: SAIL is a safe place for older adults, and those who care about them, to talk to someone about situations where they feel they are being abused or mistreated, or to receive information about elder...
Tags: elder abuse, older adults
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 4:46pm
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 31581 South Fraser Way
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability
Telephone: 604.852.7888
Advocacy Description: Varied advocacy and representation services provided for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 4:12pm
Location: Salt Spring Island , BC , 268 Fulford-Ganges Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 537-9971
Advocacy Description: Counseling and Advocacy services for individuals, youth, families, and people with mental illness.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 4:07pm
Location: Richmond , BC , 110 - 7000 Minoru Blvd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Women
Telephone: (604) 279-7060
Hours:
Drop-in - Monday through Friday, 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: The Centre is a women’s resource center, that provides a supportive environment in which women are supported and encouraged to achieve their fullest potential.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 4:00pm
Location: Richmond , BC , 210 – 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (604) 279-7160
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Wednesday 9am-9pm Saturday 10am-3pm
Advocacy Description: Information, orientation, and referral service in reference to government programs and assistance.
Tags: settlement
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 3:57pm
Location: Victoria , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 388-4516
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer, your...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 3:51pm
Location: Vancouver , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: (604) 601-6000
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer, your...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 3:49pm
Location: Terrace , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: (250) 635-2133
Hours:
Provides legal information and legal aid services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer, your legal problem must be covered by our legal aid rules and you must meet our financial guidelines. When applying, intake staff will ask you for complete and true information about your legal problem, income, savings, and assets. Proof of the financial information provided is required.
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 3:48pm
Location: Surrey/Delta , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (604) 585-6595
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer,...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 3:27pm
Location: Kamloops , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 314-1900
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer, your...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 3:26pm
Location: Kelowna , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 763-8613
Advocacy Description: Legal aid and legal information services. The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer,...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 3:25pm