Find An Advocate: Violence

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: Vernon , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: Transition House: 250-542-1122 (Available 24/7)
Other Telephone: Office: 250-558-3850
Website: http://vwts.ca/
Advocacy Description: The Society provides the following: Safe shelter and support Child support activities and where possible, child care Meals and laundry facilities Recreational opportunities Transportation to...
Tags: counselling, domestic violence, emergency shelter, relationship violence, transition house, women fleeing violence
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Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women
Other Telephone: For deaf or hard of hearing callers: TTY 604-875-0885 (to call collect, please call the Telus Relay Service at 711) or Text 604 836-6381
Hours:
24 hours, 7 days a week
Advocacy Description: VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services...
Tags: crime victim, crisis support, family violence, human trafficking, multilingual, sexual violence
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Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Legal Info (PLEI), Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women
Other Telephone: For deaf or hard of hearing callers: TTY 604-875-0885 (to call collect, please call the Telus Relay Service at 711) or Text 604 836-6381
Hours:
24 hours, 7 days a week
Advocacy Description: VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services...
Tags: crime victim, crisis support, family violence, human trafficking, multilingual, sexual violence
Location: Ucluelet , BC , 500 Matterson Dr.
Box 868
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 726-2343
Other Telephone: (250) 726-2020 - After Hours Emergency
Website: http://wccrs.ca/
Advocacy Description: This organization offers counselling to women, youth and children and operates a transition house. It also offers a Community Outreach program and Transition House Outreach program. The Community...
Location: Winnipeg , MB , Lower Level, 691 Wolseley Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 204-788-8052
Advocacy Description: We provide information, support and advocacy in the areas of Child and Family Services, Employment and Income Assistance, locating and keeping housing,other topics which may arise and referral to...
Tags: childcare, family conflict, family resource centre, substance abuse
Location: Charlottetown , PE , 40 Enman Crescent
PO Box 233
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Violence, Women
Telephone: 1-902-368-5040
Advocacy Description: Women’s Network PEI is a not-for-profit organization that works to strengthen and support the efforts of PEI women — to improve the status of women in our society. We also act as a referral service...
Tags: support and referrals, training, women's advocacy, women's resource centre
Location: Vancouver , BC , 535 Hornby Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604 895 5800 - YWCA Main Number
Advocacy Description: A second stage transition house that provides advocacy services exclusively for women victims of violence who are or have been residents at Munroe House.
Tags: transition house, victims of violence
Location: Whitehorse , YT , P.O. Box 31392
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (administrative line): (867) 633-7720
Other Telephone: crisis line: (867) 668-5733
Advocacy Description: Yukon Women's Transition Home provides shelter and advocacy to women and their children living with violence and abuse. They can accompany women to appointments, housing interviews, lawyers or legal...
Tags: abuse, women's shelter
Location: Iqaluit , NU , 3118 Angel St.
PO Box 237
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Violence, Women
Telephone: 867.979.4566
Advocacy Description: Provides services to victims of crime and potential victims of crime. Services include an emergency shelter for abuse and domestic violence, providing referrals, one-on-one counselling, shelter and...
Tags: victim services
Location: Vancouver , BC , 535 Hornby Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 604 734 5517 ext 2235
Advocacy Description: Advocacy is typically for current or past participants of YWCA Programs including (but not limited) the Employment Programs, Housing Complexes, Single Mothers Groups, Daycares, Crabtree Corner and...
Tags: affidavits, custody agreements, eviction notices, family law, legal educator, peace bonds, poverty law, residential tenancy, single mothers, women fleeing abuse
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