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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: Toronto , ON , 27 Carlton St.
Suite #500
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Hotline: 416-921-9494
Other Telephone: Organizational Inquiries: 416-646-1772
Advocacy Description: The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit organization that advocates for better rights for Tenants. The FMTA operates the Tenant Hotline, which offers referrals and...
Tags: tenancy rights, tenant advocacy, tenant helpline
Location: Toronto , ON , 59 Adelaide Street East, 6th Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (416) 364-8228
Advocacy Description: Fred Victor is a social services organization that helps homeless and low income people living in Toronto. They offer a wide range of programs that help each person find the support they need....
Tags: emergency shelter, employment program, employment resource centre, homelessness, homelessness outreach, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, housing support, shelter, social service support, transitional housing, women's housing, women's shelter
Location: Ottawa , ON , Lowertown Community Resource Centre
40 Cobourg Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists
Telephone: 613-789-3930 ext. 314
Advocacy Description: The GACF (Groupe d’action communautaire francophone) is an Ottawa-based community group consisting of francophone citizens and representatives of various community agencies. Our mission is to unite...
Tags: anti-poverty advocacy, francophone, French speaking
Location: Toronto , ON , 1652 Keele St Ste 107
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (416) 651-9166
Other Telephone: (416) 651-0174
Advocacy Description: Services include: information, referral, counseling translation and interpretation form filling educational workshops assistance finding housing Advice Lawyer - Legal Aid clinic for summary advice...
Location: Richmond Hill , ON , 10271 Yonge St
Unit 303
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 905-508-1877
Other Telephone: 1-888-447-9602
Advocacy Description: The Housing Help Centre (HHC) maintains a housing registry to assist individuals in securing affordable accommodation in the rental market. Services include: Housing Help Centre Community Support...
Tags: counselling, crisis counselling, homelessness prevention, housing registry, housing support, ID clinic, social service support
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: Collingwood , ON , 115 Hurontario Street, Suite 203
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 705-445-0643
Advocacy Description: The Housing Resource Centre is the "First Stop" for those in crisis who need assistance to find/keep housing that they can afford. They assist those living in the Southern Georgian Bay and Orillia...
Tags: housing advocacy, housing resource centre, tenant advocacy
Location: Toronto , ON , 815 Danforth Avenue, Suite 411
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Workers
Telephone: (416) 461-2411
Advocacy Description: IWC is an independent community legal aid clinic with eight caseworkers and two support staff. The clinic's services are free of charge. IWC often provides self-help information and makes referrals...
Tags: community legal aid, Criminal Injury Compensation, injured workers, legal aid clinic, legal assistance
Location: Thunder Bay , ON , 86 S. Cumberland St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)344-2478
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Marathon , ON , #109 – 52 Peninsula Square
P.O. Box 658
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)229-2290
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Armstrong , ON , 404 Main Street, Unit A
P.O. Box 1090
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)854-1278
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
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: Toronto , ON , Atrium on Bay
40 Dundas Street West, Suite 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (416) 979-1446
Other Telephone: TTY: (416) 598-8867 / 1-866-641-8867
Advocacy Description: LAO's mandate is to promote access to justice throughout Ontario for low-income individuals by means of providing consistently high quality legal aid services in a cost-effective and efficient manner...
Tags: law and lawyers, legal aid, legal assistance, legal certification program, legal clinic
Location: London , ON , 866 A Dundas St.
P.O Box 2801
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (519) 438-8676
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides information, support and community-based programs to low-income Londoners. Our front-line services deal with the immediate crises and problems faced by low-income people,...
Tags: food security, free store, homelessness prevention, mediation, poverty advocacy, poverty prevention, women's housing, women's resource centre
Location: London , ON , 866 Dundas Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides specialized assistance to all individuals in obtaining government benefits to which they may be entitled, such as OAS, GIS, EI, Canada Pension Plan, Ontario Works, subsidized...
Tags: CPP, homelessness prevention, low income, ODSP
Location: Nepean , ON , 512 - 33 Banner Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 613-829-6667
Advocacy Description: The Canadian ME/FM Action Network is a Canadian registered charitable organization dedicated to helping people who suffer from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia...
Tags: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia
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