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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 211
Advocacy Description: 211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information and services to deal with life's challenges. 211's award-winning telephone helpline (2-1-1) and website provide a gateway to community,...
Tags: help line
Location: Toronto , ON
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Multicultural, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 211
Other Telephone: 1-888-340-1001 (TTY)
Advocacy Description: 211 Toronto is a Help Line and website which provides comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date information on services provided by nonprofit, community-based organizations or the public sector. In...
Tags: help line
Location: Lindsay , ON , 64 Lindsay Street South
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: (705) 328-0905
Advocacy Description: A Place Called Home is a charitable, non-profit organization that has been providing shelter and 24/7 support services to the homeless—and those at risk of becoming homeless—for more than 17 years....
Tags: homelessness, outreach, shelter, support services
Location: Toronto , ON , 2 Carlton Street Ste 701
Type(s) of Advocacy: Debt, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence
Telephone: 416-598-2656
Hours:
M, T, W, F 9 am to 5 pm; Thursdays 1 to 5 pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens in the Greater Toronto area. ACE provides direct legal services to low-income seniors, public...
Tags: consumer law, elder abuse, health law, home care, long term care, mental capacity law, retirement home tenancies, tenancy law
Location: Toronto , ON , 18 King Street East
Suite 901
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Violence
Telephone: (416) 214-4747
Advocacy Description: As a specialty clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario, the ACLC provides advice and represents African Canadians in a number of legal forums through race-based test cases that are likely to result in...
Location: Leamington , ON , 14 Albert Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 519-326-8833
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: CPP, ei, farmworkers, income tax return, migrant workers, temporary foreign workers, translation, worker's compensation
Location: Simcoe , ON , 44 Peel Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 519-426-4056
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: CPP, ei, farmworkers, income tax return, migrant workers, temporary foreign workers, translation, worker's compensation
Location: Bradford , ON , 11 Holland Street East
PO Box 1564
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 905-775-3837
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: CPP, ei, farmworkers, income tax return, migrant workers, temporary foreign workers, translation, worker's compensation
Location: Toronto , ON , 489 College Street, Suite 503
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 416-323-9149
Other Telephone: TTY: 416-323-1361
Advocacy Description: The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic provides free and integrated legal, counselling, interpretation, information and referral services for women who have experienced violence – including partner...
Tags: counselling, interpretation, sexual abuse, sexual assault, survivors of violence, violence against women
Location: , ON
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Multicultural, Welfare, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: CASSA is a social justice umbrella organization working with Ontario’s diverse South Asian communities. They have an extensive service directory with listings of organizations from across Ontario.
Tags: childcare, children's aid, clinics, community centres, credit counselling, employment services, intercultural, multicultural, neighbourhood house, south asian, women's centre, women's shelter
Location: Toronto , ON , 2141 Jane Street, 2nd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416.533.8545
Other Telephone: AIDS Program: 416.925.2800. Legal Clinic: 416.533.0680. Women’s Program: 416.533.6411
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples serves new immigrants from 20 Spanish-speaking countries as well as members of other communities. They offer a variety of services designed to overcome...
Tags: immigration help, Latin American, Latino/Latina, legal aid, legal assistance, settlement support, women's support
Location: St. Catherines , ON , 12 North Street
PO Box 575
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: St. Catherines: 905-685-1349
Advocacy Description: Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive emergency services to those in need. Services include but are not limited to food security,...
Tags: dental emergencies, emergency services, food bank, food programs, health, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, money management, skills development
Location: Thorold , ON , 19 Albert Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: Thorold: 905-227-9240
Advocacy Description: Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive emergency services to those in need. Services include but are not limited to food security,...
Tags: dental emergencies, emergency services, food bank, food programs, health, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, money management, skills development
Location: Toronto , ON , 191 New Toronto St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Food and Foodbanks
Telephone: 416-203-0050
Advocacy Description: Daily Bread Food Bank is a non-profit, charitable organization that is fighting to end hunger in communities across the Greater Toronto Area. Every year thousands of people across the GTA rely on...
Tags: food bank, food programs
Location: Kingston , ON , 302 Victoria St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Debt, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 613-545-9640
Hours:
Open 24 hours daily 365 days a year
Advocacy Description: Dawn House Women’s Shelter operates to support and empower homeless women and their children by providing temporary shelter, counseling and advocacy.
Location: London , ON ,
Faculty of Law, Room 126
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: 519-661-4044
Advocacy Description: The Dispute Resolution Centre (DRC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides free mediation services to residents of London and Middlesex County who wish to resolve their disputes quickly,...
Tags: dispute resolution, mediation
Location: Ottawa , ON , 72 Loch Isle
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Mental Health, Prisoners, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Providing services to children and separated parents across Canada and the US. The Fair Parenting Project is incorporated as a Public Benefit Corporation with a corporate purpose: "The purpose of the...
Location: Toronto , ON , 355 Church St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, LGBTQ, Mental Health
Telephone: 416-595-9230
Advocacy Description: Family Service Toronto (FST) helps people face a wide variety of life challenges. For over 90 years, we have been assisting families and individuals through counselling, community development,...
Tags: counselling, family counselling, HIV/AIDS counselling, LGBT counselling, support groups
Location: Windsor , ON , 235 Eugenie St. W.
Suite 105A
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (519) 966-5010
Hours:
Monday: 9am-5pm Tuesday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday: 9am - 2 pm Sunday: closed
Advocacy Description: At Family Services Windsor-Essex, we provide a variety of different programs and services to enrich the community. Services include: Counseling Adult Protective Service Worker Program (Support for...
Location: Shelburne , ON , Mel Lloyd Centre
167 Centre Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357
Other Telephone: TTY: 519-942-1651
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services