Find An Advocate: Violence

Location: 100 Mile House , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 395-4093
Advocacy Description: Provides information and referrals to women and families in the community; violence and abuse counselling for women and their partners, and a Safe House for women and children leaving abusive...
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: Toronto , ON , 2 Carlton Street Ste 701
Type(s) of Advocacy: Debt, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence
Telephone: 416-598-2656
Hours:
M, T, W, F 9 am to 5 pm; Thursdays 1 to 5 pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens in the Greater Toronto area. ACE provides direct legal services to low-income seniors, public...
Tags: consumer law, elder abuse, health law, home care, long term care, mental capacity law, retirement home tenancies, tenancy law
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: 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: Toronto , ON , 489 College Street, Suite 503
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 416-323-9149
Other Telephone: TTY: 416-323-1361
Advocacy Description: The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic provides free and integrated legal, counselling, interpretation, information and referral services for women who have experienced violence – including partner...
Tags: counselling, interpretation, sexual abuse, sexual assault, survivors of violence, violence against women
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1424 Commercial Dr
PO Box 21503
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: Crisis and Intake line: 604.687.1867
Hours:
Mon to Fri 10am to 5pm Wed 10am to 8pm Closed Stat Holidays Closed Sundays
Advocacy Description: Battered Women's Support Services provides support and advocacy for women who have experienced abuse. Programs: •Support Groups •Counselling •Indigenous Women’s Programs •Women’s Safety and Outreach...
Tags: aboriginal women, counselling, crisis support, domestic violence, social enterprise, support groups, violence against women
Location: Vancouver , BC , 370 – 1199 West Pender Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Violence
Telephone: Seniors Information & Help Line: 604-437-1940 (local) | 1-866-437-1940 (toll free)
Advocacy Description: BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support is a non-profit organization delivering programs and initiatives that work to prevent elder abuse. We advocate for legal and social justice for older adults....
Tags: elder abuse, elder law clinic, senior's help line, victim services
Location: Bella Coola , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 799-5916
Other Telephone: (250) 799-5588
Advocacy Description: Advocacy and support for women and girls who have been victims of violence or who are at risk of violence. An outreach worker can help in many ways including: •Help in connecting with other services...
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...
Location: Campbell River , BC , #105 - 1116 Dogwood Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Violence, Women
Telephone: 250-287-3044
Advocacy Description: We are a women’s resource centre providing services to women in Campbell River and the surrounding central and northern Vancouver Island region. A program of the Vancouver Island North Women’s...
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
Location: Williams Lake , BC , 99 South Third Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 398-6831
Other Telephone: Mental Health Liaison: 250-3119
Advocacy Description: The Cariboo Friendship Society is a non-profit, charitable Society. It offers many services, including: Chiwid Transition House - housing, counselling, education and support for women and children...
Location: Kelowna , BC , 280-1855 Kirschner Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Violence, Women
Telephone: 250 763-4613
Advocacy Description: Advocacy and support for women and children affected by violence or involved in the justice system. Counselling, career development, victim services and outreach services available.
Tags: justice system, victim services
Location: Courtenay , BC , Suite 202, 576 England Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 897-0511
Other Telephone: (250) 338-1227 (24 hour crisis line)
Advocacy Description: The Comox Valley Transition Society is a feminist non-profit agency committed to making a positive contribution to the lives of women and their children. We offer supportive programs that provide...
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 22318 McIntosh Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (604) 467-9939
Advocacy Description: Provides women with practical information, advocacy and help with linking to services such as housing, legal services, income assistance, counseling and other community resources.
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: Edmonton , AB , #401, 10010 105 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Prisoners, Violence
Telephone: (780) 428-7590
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 4:30 (closed from noon – 1:00 p.m. daily)
Advocacy Description: At Edmonton John Howard Society, we offer hope and opportunities through a variety of practical services and innovative programs: Housing and help finding housing Help finding employment Help...
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