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Location: Prince George , BC , #102 - 1268 5th Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250-562-7928
Advocacy Description: The Prince George Urban Aboriginal Justice Society (PGUAJS) is a non-profit agency that provides assistance to Aboriginal youth within the Prince George area, who are in conflict with the criminal...
Tags: aboriginal youth, court system, criminal justice, justice system, youth justice
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 2:52pm
Location: Prince George , BC , 1600 3rd Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 564-3568
Advocacy Description: Provides informal advocacy, weekly pro bono law clinic and helps administer a free dental service.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 2:49pm
Location: Smithers , BC , 3772 1st Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 847-9000
Other Telephone: (250) 847-2595 (Transition House)
Advocacy Description: Provides pregnancy outreach, counselling and non-profit counselling programs, including Children Who Witness Abuse, Stopping the Violence, Sexual Abuse Intervention Program, and Victim Assistance.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 2:02pm
Location: Fort Nelson , BC , 5019 52nd Avenue West
PO Box 3190
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 250.233.8920
Hours:
Monday and Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm Tuesday - Thursday 8:30am to 8:00pm
Advocacy Description: The Society has a Pro-Bono Legal Advocate who can provide assistance for Aboriginal women and men of whom are in legal matters concerning family court, housing assistance, status, work safe, and...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 1:56pm
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 131 East 2nd Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 604.984.6009
Hours:
Monday-Thursday 10am – 5pm
Advocacy Description: North Shore Women's Centre provides advocacy services for women, including a family law legal clinic.
Tags: legal aid clinic
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 12:59pm
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 207-123 East 15th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Welfare
Telephone: 604-988-2931
Advocacy Description: Settlement counsellors provide information and assistance in the areas of housing and social assistance. Farsi, Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean are spoken.
Tags: Cantonese, Farsi, Korean, Mandarin, settlement
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 12:44pm
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 3158 Mountain Highway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: 604.985.5371
Hours:
Monday to Thursday — 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday — 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Addresses advocacy issues on topics such as accessible, affordable housing, home support issues, transportation issues, Disability Benefits, CPP benefits, and systemic advocacy.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 12:42pm
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 212 –145 East 15th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604-987-0366
Advocacy Description: 24 hour women’s crisis line to deal with abuse issues. General advocacy services and transition home for women fleeing abuse.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 12:37pm
Location: Kaslo , BC , 336 'B' Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Women
Telephone: (250) 353-7691
Hours:
9 to noon and 1 to 4, Monday to Thursday.
Advocacy Description: Provide general advocacy and counselling services. Community Counselling, Addictions and Alcohol Counselling, Children and Youth Counselling, Victims assistance and counselling, Family support, and...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 12:29pm
Location: New Aiyansh , BC , PO Box 231 2000 Lisims Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 250 633 3000
Other Telephone: 250 633 3070
Advocacy Description: Access to Justice Nisga'a Lisims Government's Access to Justice Department supports Nisga'a citizens in the prevention and resolution of conflicts through increased awareness of Ayuukhl Nisga'a and...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 12:23pm
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 207 - 1999 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Children and Youth, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604-985-5355
Advocacy Description: The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia provides assistance to Aboriginal people in conflict with the law and ensures they participate fully in the justice system...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 11:54am
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 290 Bastion Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: (250) 754-1989
Advocacy Description: The Supportive Living Program (SLP) provides life skills support for youth who are permanent wards of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and on Youth Agreements. Working on an...
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 11:51am
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 150 Wallace Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 753-0633
Hours:
Tuesdays to Fridays 10AM to 3PM
Advocacy Description: A women’s only space that provides initial assistance with legal forms. Support workers are on site to provide emotional support and resources guidance for participants.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 11:44am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 4802 Fraser St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 879–3277
Advocacy Description: The Multicultural Helping House Society – Newcomers Resource Center (MHHS – NRC) has provided assistance to thousands of new immigrants in addressing their needs from settlement, employment, social...
Tags: live-in caregivers, settlement services, temporary foreign workers
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 11:34am
Location: Lumby , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (250) 547-9770
Advocacy Description: Provides advocacy for welfare, WCB, youth, and seniors.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 11:16am
Location: Parksville , BC , 144 Island W.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: (250) 248-1171
Advocacy Description: Information and referral services available.
Tags: HIV/AIDS
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 11:10am
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22554 Lougheed Hwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health
Telephone: (604) 467-6055
Advocacy Description: Offers information and services on parenting, parent and child programming, mental health services, personal growth, multiculturalism, diversity education, food security and community kitchens.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 11:05am
Location: British Columbia , BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Advocacy Description: The Canadian Bar Association website lists sources of free legal assistance or information in BC.
Updated date: Feb 24 2014 - 10:56am
Location: Vancouver , BC , 3981 Main St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 879-7104
Advocacy Description: Provides multilingual services for refugee claimants and immigrants, including help with applying for social assistance. There is also a LSLAP clinic and a free income tax clinic on site. Serves the...
Updated date: Feb 21 2014 - 4:10pm
Location: Lillooet , BC , 357 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Violence
Telephone: (250) 256-4146
Advocacy Description: Provides culturally sensitive programs and services for all peoples (aboriginal and non-aboriginal) including: Addictions Services Chillaxin Youth Centre Food Bank and Meal Program Friendly Treasures...
Tags: aboriginal friendship centre, addiction services, employment centre, food bank, pre-school, victim assistance program, youth centre
Updated date: Feb 21 2014 - 3:58pm