Find an Advocate - Ontario - Children and youth

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 , 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: , 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: 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: 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: 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
Location: Bolton , ON , 18 King St.E., Unit D6
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
Location: Orangeville , ON , 20 Bredin Pkwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-942-4122
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
Location: Windsor , ON , 3450 Ypres, Ste 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 519-254-4824; Collect calls accepted
Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9 am-4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Housing information, help and advocacy. Housing types include co-ops and non-profits, public housing, private market units, barrier free units and home sharing accommodations and transitional housing...
Tags: homeless youth, homelessness support, housing support, low-barrier housing, low-income housing, social service support, transitional housing
Location: Toronto , ON , 185 Fifth Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health, Women
Telephone: 416-252-6471
Advocacy Description: LAMP Community Health Centre in South Etobicoke is a charitable, non-profit community based organization that provides a variety of integrated programs and services to meet the health needs of the...
Tags: children and youth programs, Community Health Clinic, family programs, health centre, health clinic, health services
Location: North York , ON , 700 Lawrence Ave. West, Suite 226
Lawrence Square Mall
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-784-0920
Advocacy Description: North York Community House has been serving the residents of southwest North York for over 20 years. Their programs include: English Language Support Community Settlement Workers Family Support...
Tags: ESL instruction, family support groups, homework program, parenting program, settlement services, women's support groups, youth drop-in
Location: , ON
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Advocacy Description: Community legal clinics provide representation, public legal education, law reform and community development services to low-income individuals and groups within a defined geographical area. Social...
Tags: community development services, community legal clinics, housing law, public legal education, social assistnance
Location: Thunder Bay , ON , 209 Van Norman St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
Location: Kenora , ON , 308 Second Street South Suite 6
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: 807-468-7790 / 1-888-295-4986
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
Location: Ottawa , ON , 85 Albert Street Suite 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: 613-569-7448
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
Location: Toronto , ON , 1499 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural
Telephone: (416) 537-2262
Advocacy Description: The Parkdale Activity – Recreation Centre is a drop-in community centre that imagines a world where extreme poverty no longer exists. The PARC Drop-In Program provides friendship, social...
Tags: anti-poverty, drop-in centre, employment resources, food security, healthcare outreach, homelessness prevention, housing assistance, parkdale, poverty outreach, poverty prevention
Location: Toronto , ON , 465 Dundas Street East
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 416-364-2261
Advocacy Description: Community-based health organization serving the residents of Regent Park and surrounding areas. Treatment, support, prevention, education and advocacy on physical and mental health issues. Programs...
Tags: community health centre, health clinic, mental health, poverty outreach, Regent Park, urban poverty
Location: Kingston , ON , 23 Elm Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 613-548-8466
Hours:
4 pm to 8 am
Advocacy Description: Ryandale Shelter for the Homeless is the only shelter in Kingston to offer emergency support to men, women and families with children, all under the same roof. Our eleven-bed shelter has operated at...
Tags: emergency housing, emergency shelter, homeless support
Location: Chatham , ON , 46 Orangewood Blvd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (519) 354-8353
Advocacy Description: The Salvation Army in Chatham-Kent offers services such as: Tenant Assistance Homelessness and Emergency Housing Utility Crisis Fund Affordable Housing Lists Housing Laws Advocacy Landlord Mediation...
Location: Toronto , ON , 333 Sherbourne Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-324-4180
Advocacy Description: The Sherbourne Health Centre is an urban primary health care centre serving the diverse communities of southeast Toronto since 2003. We seek to reduce barriers to care by taking a comprehensive...
Tags: community health centre, counselling, homeless health outreach, homeless healthcare, LGBT counselling, LGBT health care, LGBT support programs, newcomers healthcare, newcomers support programs, transgender healthcare, transsexual healthcare
Location: Toronto , ON , 168 Bathurst Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: (416) 703-8482
Advocacy Description: Shout Clinic is a comprehensive health service for homeless and street-involved youth under 25. We are located in downtown Toronto with a city-wide mandate. The main purpose of Shout Clinic is to...
Tags: homeless youth, homeless youth healthcare, street youth
Location: , ON
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Specialty clinics: represent specific individuals (e.g., seniors, people living with HIV/AIDS) deal with specific area of law service clients throughout Ontario. Some clinics also specialize in...
Tags: african canadians, chinese, correctional law, environmental law, HIV/AIDS, income security, industrial accident victims, injured worker, south asian, southeast asian, Spanish, workers' health, workers' safety'
Location:
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Advocacy Description: Student Legal Aid Services Societies (SLASS), funded by LAO, operate out of Ontario's six law schools. With the supervision of full time lawyers, volunteer law students provide legal advice and...
Tags: minor crimes, student legal aid, students, tribunals
Location: Toronto , ON , 519 Church Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 416-392-6874
Advocacy Description: The 519 has over 300 groups using meeting space, providing community services and offering self help programmes. Programs include: AIDS Memorial Anti-Violence Program (AVP) Anti-Poverty and...
Location: Scarborough , ON , 74 Firvalley Court
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 416-694-1138
Advocacy Description: Warden Woods Community Centre provides a range of services for children and youth, seniors, intravenous drug users, and homeless people. The Centre also provides crisis intervention and support...
Tags: children and youth programs, crisis intervention, drugs and alcohol, intravenous drug users, seniors' services, seniors' support services