Find An Advocate: General Advocacy

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...
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: Lindsay , ON , 64 Lindsay Street South
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants
Telephone: (705) 328-0905
Advocacy Description: A Place Called Home is a charitable, non-profit organization that has been providing shelter and 24/7 support services to the homeless—and those at risk of becoming homeless—for more than 17 years....
Tags: homelessness, outreach, shelter, support services
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 2420 Montrose Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 604.859.7681
Advocacy Description: A non-profit community-based agency with services for the multicultural community, seniors, families, unemployed, people with low incomes, youth and those with special needs. Their Community Legal...
Tags: child care, community centre, community kitchen, community living, counselling, development disabilities, ESL, meals on wheels, pro-bono clinic, settlement workers, victim assistance, youth services
Location: Vancouver , BC , 845 Cambie Street
#300
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 604-878-7400
Advocacy Description: Access Pro Bono offers several programs serving the critical legal needs of BC's individuals and non-profit organizations of limited means, ranging from summary legal advice clinics to full legal...
Tags: legal advice, wills
Location: Prince George , BC , 1188 6th Ave
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 563-6112
Hours:
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Closed Wednesdays. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon - 1 p.m.)
Advocacy Description: Provide general advocacy services including welfare and disability appeal, tenant advocacy, and tribunal representation. There is also a shelter available.
Tags: shelter
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: Vancouver , BC , 56 E. Hastings St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 604-428-9202
Advocacy Description: Information, advice & referrals: Family law, Ministry of Children & Families (MCFD), minor criminal law issues (incl. victims of crime), Aboriginal law, Police Complaints, Ombudsperson...
Tags: criminal law, family law
Location: White Rock , BC , Suite 204 - 15210, North Bluff Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (604) 531-9143
Advocacy Description: Advice, advocacy, support and referral services. Legal advice can be obtained regarding minor legal matters ranging from summary criminal offences to family law matters. Atira Legal Advocacy Examples...
Tags: criminal law, family law
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: Victoria , BC , 947 Fort Street - 2nd floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy
Telephone: 250-387-5855 (Greater Victoria area)
Advocacy Description: The BC Ombudsperson receives inquiries and complaints about the practices and services provided by public agencies. While not an advocate, the Ombudsperson can conduct impartial and confidential...
Tags: complaints, ombudsman, ombudsperson, public agency
Location: Province-wide , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Workers
Advocacy Description: A BC Government list of the Regional Offices of their Workers' Advisors. The Workers' Advisers Office (WAO) provides free advice and assistance to workers and their dependants on disagreements they...
Location: Victoria , BC , 471 Cecelia Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 388-5251
Hours:
Open Monday - Friday 7:30am to 9pm Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm
Advocacy Description: The Burnside Gorge Housing Outreach assists families that are homeless or about to be homeless with initial needs by advocating with employment and assistance workers, landlords, hotel managers, and...
Tags: homeless
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: St. John's , NL , 70 The Boulevard, 1st Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Mental Health
Telephone: (709)753-8550
Other Telephone: Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-737-4668
Hours:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: The Newfoundland and Labrador Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association is a voluntary, non-profit charitable organization established in 1964 to promote a better understanding of mental...
Tags: advocacy, mental health, mental health services
ON ,
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: Red Deer , AB , #301, 5008 Ross Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: 403-314-9129
Advocacy Description: The Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic (CACLC) provides legal advice and information to people who cannot afford a lawyer and do not qualify for legal aid. Volunteer Lawyers provide information...
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