Find an Advocate - Newfoundland - General Advocacy

Location: St. John's , NL , 70 The Boulevard, 1st Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Mental Health
Telephone: (709)753-8550
Other Telephone: Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-737-4668
Hours:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: The Newfoundland and Labrador Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association is a voluntary, non-profit charitable organization established in 1964 to promote a better understanding of mental...
Tags: advocacy, mental health, mental health services
Location: St. John's , NL , 460 Torbay Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: (709)722-7011
Advocacy Description: Operating at the provincial and local levels, COD is an advocacy organization concerned with all persons with disabilities, promoting their rights and raising public awareness of their needs. COD is...
Tags: advocacy, disability, Persons with Disabilities
Location: Corner Brook , NL , 133 Riverside Drive
PO Box 2006
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: (709) 634-4322
Advocacy Description: The Community Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (CCHH) is an advisory committee. The CCHH is responsible for increasing community awareness about housing and homelessness issues, and for working...
Tags: homelessness
Location: St. John's , NL , 284 Lemarchant Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 753-2560
Advocacy Description: Consumers' Health Awareness Network Newfoundland And Labrador (CHANNAL) is a provincial organization that exists to build and strengthen a self-help network among individuals who live with mental...
Tags: advocacy, mental health, mental health consumers, peer support, skill building, social support, survivors
Location: Corner Brook , NL , P.O. Box 373
2 Carmen Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: 709-639-8522
Advocacy Description: The Centre provides: * crisis intervention * short term supportive counseling * community education * outreach * professional development * policy consultation * community...
Tags: counseling, crisis assistance, housing support, women's advocacy, women's centre
Location: Gander , NL , 61 Elizabeth Drive, Polaris Building,First Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 709-256 4395
Advocacy Description: The Gander Status of Women Council works towards achieving equality through advocacy, lobbying, public education, providing community leadership and delivering direct services. The Gander Women's...
Tags: women fleeing abuse, women's advocacy, women's centre
Location: St. John's , NL , 4 Escasoni Place
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability
Telephone: (709) 722-4031
Other Telephone: TTY: (709) 722-7998
Advocacy Description: The ILRC is a resource centre designed by and for people with disabilities. The Independent Living Resource Centre supports people with disabilities to make their own choices, take risks and have...
Tags: advocacy, disability assistance, skills development
Location: St. John's , NL , 44 Torbay Road
Box # 9, Nuport Building
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 1-709-726-0321
Advocacy Description: MWONL is a provincial based voluntary, non-profit organization for multicultural women and their families. Programs and Services include:00 Career Development and Employment Support Health and...
Tags: social support, women, women's advocacy
Location: St. John's , NL , 74 O’Leary Avenue
P.O. Box 8414
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family
Telephone: 709-722-0790
Advocacy Description: The Newfoundland & Labrador Association For Community Living (NLACL) is a provincial advocacy association dedicated to developing communities that welcome persons with developmental disabilities...
Tags: advocacy, developmental disabilities, resource centre
Location: St. John’s , NL , 21 Crosbie Place
P.O. Box 8700
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: 709-729-2709
Advocacy Description: In the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Human Rights Code sets out rules that ensure the protection of individuals from discrimination and harassment. The Human Rights Commission works hard...
Tags: human rights
Location:
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Mental Health
Advocacy Description: Pawsology is an organization dedicated to providing Psychiatric Service Dogs to those living with mental illness. Our process is a little different than other organizations. We have chosen a...
Location: St. John's , NL , 204 Water Street, Suite 3000
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (709) 754-4122
Advocacy Description: RIAC is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, charitable organization established to answer an ongoing need to support refugees, immigrants, and other Canadians of diverse origins in making Newfoundland...
Location: St. John's , NL , 170 Cashin Avenue Extension
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Women
Telephone: (709)-753-0220
Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: The Women’s Centre is a non-profit charitable organization that serves women in St. John’s and the Avalon Region. We offer a safe and comfortable space where women can meet one another and receive...
Tags: emergency housing, resource centre, support groups, women's centre
Location: St. John's , NL , 142 Military Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 709.738.8390
Advocacy Description: Stella’s Circle offers services for adults who have faced challenges that prevent them from full participation in our community. Stella’s Circle offers a range of residential, community, and...
Tags: affordable housing, skills development, supportive housing, women's shelter