Find An Advocate: Aboriginal and First Nations

Location: Bella Coola , BC , 411 MacKenzie Street
PO Box 309
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 1-877-499-0044 (Toll free)
Other Telephone: 1-250-799-0044
Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 11AM to 5 PM
Advocacy Description: Provides legal advocacy and support to the peoples of Bella Coola, Anahim Lake, Bella Bella, Klemtu, and Wuikinuxv. Help with housing on reserve/RTA, debt, residential school, disability, police...
Location: Maple Ridge , BC , 11907 – 228th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations
Telephone: 604.467.6911 ext. 217
Advocacy Description: Provides programs to all Aboriginal groups (i.e. First Nation, Metis, Urban) and offers information, support, referral services, informal education in traditional teachings and a strong cultural...
Tags: aboriginal services
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: Victoria , BC , 1179 Kosapsum Crescent
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Disability, Health
Telephone: 250-381-7303
Advocacy Description: BCAND advocates on behalf of aboriginal people with disabilities. BCANDS assists and supports our clients, as able, acting as a liaison / lead between various service agencies and our clients to...
Location: Province-wide , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations
Advocacy Description: Native Friendship Centres across BC provide a number of cultural, social, economic, housing, advocacy, and recreational services.
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...
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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Multicultural, Welfare, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: CASSA is a social justice umbrella organization working with Ontario’s diverse South Asian communities. They have an extensive service directory with listings of organizations from across Ontario.
Tags: childcare, children's aid, clinics, community centres, credit counselling, employment services, intercultural, multicultural, neighbourhood house, south asian, women's centre, women's shelter
Location: Krestova , BC , 3796 Krestova Cemetery Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Mental Health
Telephone: 250-231-4968
Advocacy Description: The Circle of Indigenous Nations is an Aboriginal non-profit society that offers cultural services that supports mental health and addictions recovery. We are currently delivering services in Nakusp...
Location: Whitehorse , YT , 2166 – 2nd Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations
Telephone: (867) 393-9200
Advocacy Description: The Council of Yukon First Nations promotes and represents the interests of the First Nations of the Yukon and their people. They present the views of the various First Nations through their leaders...
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: Smithers , BC , 1188 Main Street
P.O. Box 2920
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Addictions, Family, Health, Legal Assistance, Mental Health
Telephone: (250) 847-5211
Advocacy Description: The Friendship Centre supports the Aboriginal community in the Smithers region. They have a variety of programs and services intended to support your life’s journey, including family support, alcohol...
Location: Vernon , BC , 2904-29th Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Family, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 542-1247
Advocacy Description: Interventions in issues involving the Ministry of Children and Families. Provide some welfare advocacy services. Services to Native People who reside off reserve in the North Okanagan area.
Location: Vancouver , BC , 320 East Hastings Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 604 681-8365
Advocacy Description: First United has been engaged in legal advocacy work since the 1970s, providing much needed legal assistance, advice and representation to low income and vulnerable people in the Downtown Eastside....
Location: Iqaluit , NU , P.O. Box 759
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 867-979-2400
Advocacy Description: The Tukisigiarvik Centre offers practical support and assistance to Iqalummiut individuals and families with personal and family issues, health, healing, education, employment (through resume writing...
Tags: counselling, Inuit, Inuk, traditional skill development
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 302 – 65 Front Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Debt, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-741-5447
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Justice Access Centre is the place to come when you need help with problems and legal issues that affect your everyday life such as separation or divorce, income security, employment, housing, or...
Location: Kelowna , BC , 442 Leon Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (250) 763-4905
Advocacy Description: A non-profit organization working with/for First Nations people, but our doors & our programs are open to everyone. Services include legal advocacy for aboriginal people living off-reserve. The...
Location: Thunder Bay , ON , 86 S. Cumberland St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)344-2478
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Marathon , ON , #109 – 52 Peninsula Square
P.O. Box 658
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)229-2290
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Armstrong , ON , 404 Main Street, Unit A
P.O. Box 1090
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)854-1278
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Toronto , ON , Atrium on Bay
40 Dundas Street West, Suite 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (416) 979-1446
Other Telephone: TTY: (416) 598-8867 / 1-866-641-8867
Advocacy Description: LAO's mandate is to promote access to justice throughout Ontario for low-income individuals by means of providing consistently high quality legal aid services in a cost-effective and efficient manner...
Tags: law and lawyers, legal aid, legal assistance, legal certification program, legal clinic
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