Find An Advocate: Family

Location: Bella Coola , BC , 411 MacKenzie Street
PO Box 309
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 1-877-499-0044 (Toll free)
Other Telephone: 1-250-799-0044
Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 11AM to 5 PM
Advocacy Description: Provides legal advocacy and support to the peoples of Bella Coola, Anahim Lake, Bella Bella, Klemtu, and Wuikinuxv. Help with housing on reserve/RTA, debt, residential school, disability, police...
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: Abbotsford , BC , 2420 Montrose Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604.859.7681
Advocacy Description: A non-profit community-based agency with services for the multicultural community, seniors, families, unemployed, people with low incomes, youth and those with special needs. Their Community Legal...
Tags: child care, community centre, community kitchen, community living, counselling, development disabilities, ESL, meals on wheels, pro-bono clinic, settlement workers, victim assistance, youth services
Location: Halifax , NS , 2421 Brunswick St
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 902-423-5049
Other Telephone: Crisis Line: (902) 423-4443
Advocacy Description: It is the Adsum House's mission to support women and children and youth and transgender persons in a client-centered, non-judgmental way; to provide services and housing - from crisis to stability -...
Tags: children and youth, housing support, women's housing
Location: Edmonton , AB , 11724 Kingsway Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Family, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Head office: 780.451.3055
Advocacy Description: Advocacy staff are available province wide to assist families and adults with developmental disabilities. Through our toll-free phone number, email and website we try to make it as easy as possible...
Tags: developmental disability
Location: Chilliwack , BC , 9046 Young Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (604) 792-2760
Advocacy Description: Advocacy services provide help with: ◾Supreme or provincial court issues ◾Income assistance, custody & access, peace bonds & restraining orders ◾Ministry for Children & Family ◾Housing...
Location: Antigonish , NS , 204 Kirk Place, 219 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 902-863-6221
Hours:
9:00 to 4:30 Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: The Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre provides services to individual women and adolescent girls that include crisis and ongoing problem-solving support, information, advocacy, accompaniment and...
Tags: resource centre, skills development, supportive housing, women fleeing violence, women's advocacy, women's centre
Location: St. John's , NL , 144 Military Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 709-722-9680
Advocacy Description: The Association for New Canadians is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to the provision of settlement and integration services for immigrants and refugees. Programs include: •...
Tags: employment services, ESL, immigrants and refugees, immigration, newcomers, refugee claimant services, settlement services
Location: Vancouver , BC , 56 E. Hastings St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 604-428-9202
Advocacy Description: Information, advice & referrals: Family law, Ministry of Children & Families (MCFD), minor criminal law issues (incl. victims of crime), Aboriginal law, Police Complaints, Ombudsperson...
Tags: criminal law, family law
Location: Stephenville , NL , 54 St. Clare Avenue
P.O. Box 501
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Women
Telephone: 709-643-4444
Advocacy Description: The BSGSWC operates both the Bay St. George Women’s Centre and the Bay St. George Women’s Shelter in Stephenville, Newfoundland. Some of the services that the Bay St. George Women’s Centre offers...
Tags: women's equality, women's rights
Location: Victoria , BC , 899 Fort Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family
Telephone: (250)-386-4331
Advocacy Description: BC Families in Transition (formerly the Separation and Divorce Resource Centre) helps more than 10,000 people per year through family changes, including separations and divorces, remarriages, blended...
Location: Edmonton , AB , 10527 - 96 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Legal Aid, Mental Health
Telephone: (780) 423-2285
Advocacy Description: Emergency Community Support Services: Adult Supports, Mental Health Program, Robert Tegler Friendship Room (Drop In); subsidiary supports: STI and Public Health Nurses, AADAC, PDD, AISH, Aboriginal...
Location: Victoria , BC , 471 Cecelia Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 388-5251
Hours:
Open Monday - Friday 7:30am to 9pm Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm
Advocacy Description: The Burnside Gorge Housing Outreach assists families that are homeless or about to be homeless with initial needs by advocating with employment and assistance workers, landlords, hotel managers, and...
Tags: homeless
Location: Calgary , AB , 4th Flr. Dominion Pl.
665-8 St. S.W.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (403) 297-6380
Advocacy Description: Provides assistance and representation for legal aid clients involved in family law disputes.
Location: Calgary , AB , 100, 840 - 7th Avenue S.W
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare
Telephone: (403) 234-9266
Advocacy Description: Provides free legal advice for individuals with low income who do not qualify for Legal Aid. Advice and information on family, criminal, civil issues, including orders of protection, and benefit such...
BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604-876-2622
Advocacy Description: We are a Pan Canadian group of sexual assault centres who have come together to implement the legal, social and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent, and ultimately eradicate, rape and sexual...
Tags: transition houses, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's advocacy, women's housing, women's resource centre
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: Red Deer , AB , #301, 5008 Ross Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 403-314-9129
Advocacy Description: The Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic (CACLC) provides legal advice and information to people who cannot afford a lawyer and do not qualify for legal aid. Volunteer Lawyers provide information...
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
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