Find An Advocate: Activists

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: Greenville , BC , 108 Cooper Avenue
PO Box 91
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Activists, Children and Youth, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-621-3450
Hours:
8 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Labor dispute Unjust dismissal represent clients who have been unjustly dismissed Housing issues-eviction - mediators Income tax forms - free of charge Medical malpractice Human rights advocates for...
Tags: aboriginal justice, aboriginal rights, disability forms, eviction, human rights, income tax forms, labour dispute, medical malpractice, Nisga'a, old age benefits, unjust dismissal
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: 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 , 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: Montréal , QC , 2350, boul. de Maisonneuve Est, Bureau 205
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: (514) 522-1010
Advocacy Description: Le FRAPRU est un regroupement national de lutte pour le droit au logement. Avec près de 130 groupes membres dans les différentes régions du Québec, le FRAPRU lutte prioritairement pour le...
Tags: housing advocacy, housing rights, housing support, low-income housing
Location: Montréal , QC , 110 rue Sainte-Thérèse, bureau 101
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Women
Telephone: 1 514 876-1180
Advocacy Description: NetFemmes est un réseau pour et par les femmes, mis sur pied par le Centre de documentation sur l'éducation des adultes et la condition féminine (CDÉACF), développé en étroite collaboration avec les...
Tags: community forum, women's centres, women's employment resources, women's resource centre
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: Powell River , BC , 4752 Joyce Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Activists, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, 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: Québec , QC , 1054, rue Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Aile Saint-Amable, 3e étag
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Housing and Tenants
Advocacy Description: Le Répertoire des organismes communautaires présente les organismes communautaires selon des critères de regroupement tels que la région administrative ou la population cible. De l'information...
Tags: Community Organizations, resource centre
Location: Vancouver , BC , #117 - 1929 West 3rd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Children and Youth, Family, Women
Advocacy Description: We are a grassroots action network of single mothers through-out BC, building community, empowerment, advocacy leadership, and advocating for change and an end to poverty and discrimination for...
Location: Yellowknife , NT ,
4th Floor, Northwest Tower, Box 1320
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Women
Telephone: (867) 920-6177
Advocacy Description: Advocates on the behalf of women in the NWT, provides public education, does research, gives advice to the Government of the NWT, provides assistance to women's groups and other groups working on...
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: Vancouver , BC , 1424 Commercial Drive
P.O. Box 21562
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Activists, Crisis Services, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604-872-8212 (crisis line)
Other Telephone: 604- 877-0958
Hours:
Crisis Line: 24 hours
Advocacy Description: Provides free, confidential support services for female adults and youth who have experienced any form of male violence. Operates a 24-hour rape crisis line, a transition house for battered women and...
Tags: crisis line, legal clinic, peer couselling, public education, support services, transition house, violence against women, women's centre
Location: Whitehorse , YT , Box 31230
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 867-334-9317
Website: http://yapc.ca/
Hours:
We do not have an office but we can be reached by phone or email.
Advocacy Description: The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Tags: community services, poverty
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