Find An Advocate: Immigrants and Refugees

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: 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: Leamington , ON , 14 Albert Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 519-326-8833
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: CPP, ei, farmworkers, income tax return, migrant workers, temporary foreign workers, translation, worker's compensation
Location: Simcoe , ON , 44 Peel Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 519-426-4056
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: CPP, ei, farmworkers, income tax return, migrant workers, temporary foreign workers, translation, worker's compensation
Location: Bradford , ON , 11 Holland Street East
PO Box 1564
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 905-775-3837
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: CPP, ei, farmworkers, income tax return, migrant workers, temporary foreign workers, translation, worker's compensation
Location: Rexdale , ON , 300-61 International Blvd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 416-674-8218
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: Canadian Pension Plan, CPP, Employment Insurance, farm workers, general labour rights, health and safety, health cards., migrant workers, Parental Benefits, Quebec Pension Plan, tax returns, translation, worker's compensation, Workers’ Compensation, working conditions
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 2642 Cedar Park Place, Suite 203
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 604-859-5044
Advocacy Description: The ten regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: migrant workers
Location: Portage la Prairie , MB , 133 Saskatchewan Avenue East
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 204-857-3340
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Location: Saint-Rémi , QC , 867 Notre-Dame Street, Suite 201
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 450-454-9888
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: migrant workers, temporary foreign workers
Location: Virgil , ON , 1501 Niagara Stone Road
Unit #8
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 905-468-8329
Advocacy Description: The eight regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Location: Kelowna , BC , 185 Asher Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers
Telephone: 250-765-6843
Advocacy Description: The ten regional Agriculture Workers Alliance offices across Canada offer free services including: general labour rights, working conditions, health and safety, preparation of Canadian Income Tax...
Tags: migrant workers
Location: St. John's , NL , 144 Military Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 709-722-9680
Advocacy Description: The Association for New Canadians is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to the provision of settlement and integration services for immigrants and refugees. Programs include: •...
Tags: employment services, ESL, immigrants and refugees, immigration, newcomers, refugee claimant services, settlement 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: Province-wide , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 387-6121 (Victoria)
Other Telephone: (604) 660-2421 (Vancouver)
Advocacy Description: The BC government ministry in charge of services such as welfare and disability.
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: Williams Lake , BC , 118C, North First Avenue (Village Square)
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural
Telephone: (778) 412-9333
Tags: settlement 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: Toronto , ON , 2141 Jane Street, 2nd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416.533.8545
Other Telephone: AIDS Program: 416.925.2800. Legal Clinic: 416.533.0680. Women’s Program: 416.533.6411
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples serves new immigrants from 20 Spanish-speaking countries as well as members of other communities. They offer a variety of services designed to overcome...
Tags: immigration help, Latin American, Latino/Latina, legal aid, legal assistance, settlement support, women's support
Location: Richmond , BC , 120 - 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-279-7077
Advocacy Description: Free and confidential, trained volunteer advocates at the Outreach & Advocacy program are able to support our clients in many ways. Services range from housing and benefit applications to more...
Tags: multilingual
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