Find An Advocate: Multicultural

Location: Kamloops , BC , 448 Tranquille Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (778) 470 -6101
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Advocacy Description: Kamloops Immigrant Services (KIS) is a non-profit society devoted to welcoming immigrants and newcomers to Kamloops and the surrounding areas. General advocacy, community support services provided by...
Tags: ESL, settlement services
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (604) 593-2448
Advocacy Description: Supports and advocates for Latin American families in BC regarding info and referrals to services available and community networks. Spanish and French available on call Contactenos para referencias a...
Tags: Lanito/Latina, Latin American, Spanish
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: 604 254 9626
Other Telephone: 604 878 7400
Advocacy Description: Free legal consultation for Temporary Foreign Workers MOSAIC and Access Pro Bono have launched a legal clinic for temporary foreign workers. Pro Bono lawyers are available to provide a 30 minute free...
Tags: Espanol, migrant workers, Spanish, temporary foreign workers
Location: Vancouver , BC , 3981 Main St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 879-7104
Advocacy Description: Provides multilingual services for refugee claimants and immigrants, including help with applying for social assistance. There is also a LSLAP clinic and a free income tax clinic on site. Serves the...
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1720 Grant Street
Second floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (604) 254-9626
Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Poverty Law (Income Security, Canadian Pension Plan, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards), Debt (e.g. CRA, MSP) and Immigration Law (Permanent residency for Convention Refugees or Protected...
Tags: Canadian Pension Plan, CRA, ei, income security, MSP debt, permanent residency
Location: Vancouver , BC , 4802 Fraser St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 879–3277
Advocacy Description: The Multicultural Helping House Society – Newcomers Resource Center (MHHS – NRC) has provided assistance to thousands of new immigrants in addressing their needs from settlement, employment, social...
Tags: live-in caregivers, settlement services, temporary foreign workers
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: Quesnel , BC , A-668 Doherty Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-992-9722
Hours:
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Our clients are parents (moms and dads) who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential...
Tags: addictions, metis, probations, residential school, residential tenancy
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 201-935 Marine Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 985-7138
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: North Shore Legal Information and Advocacy: Legal Advocacy Program The North Shore Legal Advocacy Program provides legal information and assistance on poverty law issues to people on the North Shore...
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 207-123 East 15th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Welfare
Telephone: 604-988-2931
Advocacy Description: Settlement counsellors provide information and assistance in the areas of housing and social assistance. Farsi, Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean are spoken.
Tags: Cantonese, Farsi, Korean, Mandarin, settlement
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: 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: Saint-Boniface , MB , 570, rue des Meurons
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: (204) 233-1735
Advocacy Description: Pluri-elles travaille dans la communauté francophone du Manitoba pour offrir des ressources et des services de qualité en français afin d’encourager l’autonomie et l’épanouissement de sa clientèle.
Location: Powell River , BC , 4752 Joyce Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 604-485-0992
Hours:
Monday 10-4, Tuesday-Thursday 12-4
Advocacy Description: Our purpose is to provide a safe place for community members to socialize, integrate, learn and have access to basic services in the community. We achieve this through integrating our activities with...
Location: Vancouver , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Health, Indigenous, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 604-658-1214 - Downtown Community Health Centre
Advocacy Description: Prism is Vancouver Coastal Health’s clinical, education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities. Prism is offered at...
Tags: harm reduction, LGBTQ2S
Location: Vancouver , BC , 8153 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Workers
Telephone: (604) 324-7733 - Vancouver/Main Office
Other Telephone: (604) 596-7722 - Surrey
Advocacy Description: PICS provides clients with services such as employment programs and counseling, immigration and settlement information, language training, drug/alcohol counseling and seniors housing. Our offices in...
Tags: farm workers
Location: Fredericton , NB , P.O. Box 6000
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Multicultural
Telephone: 506-453-5369
Advocacy Description: PLEIS-NB is a non-profit organization and a registered charity. Their mandate is to develop bilingual educational products and services about the law for the general public in order to promote...
Tags: legal assistance, legal education, legal information, legal resources
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: Richmond , BC , 210 – 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (604) 279-7160
Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Wednesday 9am-9pm Saturday 10am-3pm
Advocacy Description: Information, orientation, and referral service in reference to government programs and assistance.
Tags: settlement
Location: Toronto , ON , 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 120
Centre for Social Innovation
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Multicultural, Violence, Women
Telephone: 416-642-5463
Advocacy Description: Shelternet is Canada's first and only national online resource and support network for abused women and their children. Shelternet provides abused women with information and resources including a...
Tags: emergency housing, resource centre, shelter directory, shelter list, supportive housing, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's housing
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