Find An Advocate: Violence

Location: St. Catherines , ON , 216-479a CARLTON STREET
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 905-934-2233
Hours:
Hours: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Advocacy Description: WE PROVIDE FREE ADVOCACY WITH GOVERNMENT OFFFICES (O.D.S.P., ONTARIO WORKS, WSIB) ALSO PROVIDE COUSELLING FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ADDICTIONS. ALSO FAMILY COUNSELLING. WORKING WITH IMMIGRANTS AND...
Location: Surrey , BC , 9815 - 140 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: (604) 584-5811
Advocacy Description: Helps newly arrived immigrants and refugees to settle in Canada by providing orientation to their new communities and guidance and support to access government and community services.
Tags: settlement
Location: Toronto , ON , 1266 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 416-531-2411
Advocacy Description: Parkdale Community Legal Services is a community legal clinic located on Queen Street in the west end of Toronto, Canada. They provide free legal advice, assistance and representation to low income...
Tags: Criminal Injury Compensation, ontario disability support program, Workers’ Compensation
Location: Dauphin , MB , P.O. Box 651
Type(s) of Advocacy: Violence, Women
Telephone: (204) 638-9484
Advocacy Description: The Parkland Crisis Centre & Women’s Shelter has a mission to open doors of hope for women and children fleeing domestic abuse. Through the provision of emergency shelter, counselling, education...
Location: Penticton , BC , #209-304 Martin St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Legal Info (PLEI), Violence, Welfare
Telephone: 250-493-6822
Hours:
Regular Drop – In Hours 1pm – 4pm on Monday through Thursday No drop-in second Thursday of every month
Advocacy Description: The Society can help you with your landlord, income assistance, disability applications, employment insurance, abuse, food, getting legal information, debts, family, health, income taxes. There is a...
Tags: disability advocate, legal clinic
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: Powell River , BC , 207 - 4801 Joyce Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (604) 485-0950
Hours:
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Joyce Percey If you are poor and need legal advice and assistance, the Poverty Law Advocate will help you with the following services: Help filling out forms Help applying for or appealing...
Location: Montréal , QC , Casier postal 55005, CFP Notre-Dame
11, rue Notre-Dame ouest
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Violence, Women
Telephone: 514 878-9134
Advocacy Description: De par sa mission d’éducation, de sensibilisation et d’action, le Regroupement des maisons pour femmes victimes de violence conjugale contribue à faire évoluer les lois et les politiques afin de...
Tags: crisis line, crisis support, emergency housing, transitional housing, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's housing, women's legal assistance, women's resource centre
Location: Montréal , QC , Case postale 56528
Succursale Ontario
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 514-529-5252
Advocacy Description: Liste de centres d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel, organisé par ville. List of centres providing assistance in cases of sexual abuse in Quebec, by city/town. Le...
Tags: crisis assistance, crisis intervention, sexual assault, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's centres, women's resource centre
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
Location: Whitehouse , YT , 3159 3rd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 867-633-7691
Hours:
Mon - Fri from 8:30 - 4:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Advocacy & support services services that help clients in identifying and reaching their goals assistance to support women in engaging with other services training to clients and organizations...
Location: Montréal , QC , CP 55, Succ. C
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 1-800-363-9010
Advocacy Description: Un service téléphonique bilingue et accessible 24 heures par jour, 7 jours par semaine. Si vous avez besoin de parler de violence, si vous avez besoin d'information à ce sujet ou encore si vous avez...
Tags: crisis line, crisis support, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence
Location: Dawson Creek , BC , 10110 13th St.
Box 713
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (250) 782-9174
Advocacy Description: South Peace Community Resources Society offers a variety of services to families and individuals in the South Peace region of British Columbia, including Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, Fort...
Tags: abuse prevention, assisted living, child care, community support, poverty law, transition house, victim services
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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Specialty clinics: represent specific individuals (e.g., seniors, people living with HIV/AIDS) deal with specific area of law service clients throughout Ontario. Some clinics also specialize in...
Tags: african canadians, chinese, correctional law, environmental law, HIV/AIDS, income security, industrial accident victims, injured worker, south asian, southeast asian, Spanish, workers' health, workers' safety'
Location: Surrey , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 589-1868
Other Telephone: 604 583-1295 - Crisis Line
Advocacy Description: This Centre offers crisis services, police accompaniment, court services support, counseling, and clothing, food, and shelter. A family law pro-bono clinic is also available for women.
Tags: pro bono legal clinic
Location: Dease Lake , BC , First Avenue & Stikine St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 771-5577
Advocacy Description: NNADAP services, mental health services, Ku We Gahan justice program and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence. Programs are offered at People’s Haven Family Service Centre.
Location: Telegraph Creek , BC , 24 Sawtooth Road
P.O. Box 59
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Crisis Services, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 235-3805
Other Telephone: Crisis Line: (250) 235-3113
Advocacy Description: A non-profit organization which provides National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) services, mental health services, and shelter services for women involved in domestic violence.
Location: Nelson , BC , 521 Vernon Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 250.352.5777
Hours:
Advocacy Centre: Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday — 10am – 4pm (closed from 12-1pm) Tuesday — 1-4pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. They also provide...
Tags: child abuse, child protection advocacy, education, family law, parenting, poverty advocacy, social assistance, victim assistance
Location: Burnaby , BC , #306-4980 Kingsway
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Multicultural, Violence, Women
Telephone: (604) 436-1025
Advocacy Description: Advocacy for women in situations of domestic violence. Services offered in Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Tagalog, Visayan, Spanish, Italian,...
Location: Nanaimo , BC , PO Box 1118
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Mental Health, Violence
Telephone: 250-753-2495
Hours:
Crisis lines are available 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Advocacy Description: Vancouver Island Crisis Chat provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Our crisis workers are here to listen and to support you through whatever...
Tags: crisis line, suicide
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