Find An Advocate: Legal Assistance

Location: Windsor , ON , 235 Eugenie St. W.
Suite 105A
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (519) 966-5010
Hours:
Monday: 9am-5pm Tuesday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday: 9am - 2 pm Sunday: closed
Advocacy Description: At Family Services Windsor-Essex, we provide a variety of different programs and services to enrich the community. Services include: Counseling Adult Protective Service Worker Program (Support for...
Location: Toronto , ON , 27 Carlton St.
Suite #500
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Hotline: 416-921-9494
Other Telephone: Organizational Inquiries: 416-646-1772
Advocacy Description: The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit organization that advocates for better rights for Tenants. The FMTA operates the Tenant Hotline, which offers referrals and...
Tags: tenancy rights, tenant advocacy, tenant helpline
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: Massett , BC , Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: (250) 626-3522
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Elizabeth Moore Provides help with legal issues, including housing, will & estates, EI appeals, WCB, social assistance, child support, applications for legal services, or reviewing...
Location: Skidegate , BC , Box 160
Queen Charlotte, BC
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 250-559-9042
Advocacy Description: Advocate: Bev Collinson
Location: Richmond Hill , ON , 10271 Yonge St
Unit 303
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 905-508-1877
Other Telephone: 1-888-447-9602
Advocacy Description: The Housing Help Centre (HHC) maintains a housing registry to assist individuals in securing affordable accommodation in the rental market. Services include: Housing Help Centre Community Support...
Tags: counselling, crisis counselling, homelessness prevention, housing registry, housing support, ID clinic, social service support
Location: Toronto , ON , 815 Danforth Avenue, Suite 411
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Workers
Telephone: (416) 461-2411
Advocacy Description: IWC is an independent community legal aid clinic with eight caseworkers and two support staff. The clinic's services are free of charge. IWC often provides self-help information and makes referrals...
Tags: community legal aid, Criminal Injury Compensation, injured workers, legal aid clinic, legal assistance
Location: Victoria , BC , #100-754 Broughton St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Victoria Voice: 250.592.8144
Other Telephone: Victoria TTY: 250.592.8147 1.877.667.5488
Hours:
Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed for Lunch between 12 noon and 1 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #67-B Skinner St
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Nanaimo Voice: 250.753.0999
Other Telephone: Nanaimo TTY: 250.753.0977 1.877.424.3323
Advocacy Description: The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) provides services and support for: Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary means of communication and are often...
Tags: deaf, hard of hearing
Location: Vancouver , BC , 752 Kingsway
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 604-872-5471 Ext. 222
Hours:
Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm Friday 9:00am to Noon Closed for lunch every day from 12:00 to 1:00
Advocacy Description: Providing assistance to people involved with the criminal justice system. Programs include: Community and Prison Services Employment Preparation Program Homelessness Partnering Strategy Youth...
Location: Nanaimo , BC , #200 – 1585 Bowen Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 250.754.1266
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed for lunch daily from 12:00 to 12:30
Advocacy Description: The Nanaimo Region John Howard Society has an evolving series of programs available for men and women involved in the criminal justice system. Programs include: Community Outreach Dental Endeavor –...
Location: Victoria , BC , 2675 Bridge Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 250-386-3428
Advocacy Description: Assisting men and women involved in the criminal justice system. Drop-in Referral Services They provide referral and information services to prisoners and ex-prisoners, their families and the...
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: Vancouver , BC , 290 – 800 Hornby St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 604 660-2084
Hours:
Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Wednesday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please note the self-help and information services area of the Vancouver Justice Access Centre is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please come in person. Self-help and information services are not available by telephone.
Advocacy Description: At the Vancouver Justice Access Centre, we know that you may be able to solve your own problems and issues with easy access to the right information. Everyone facing a family or civil law issue...
Tags: civil law, debt, divorce, employment, family law, housing, income security
Location: Victoria , BC , 225 - 850 Burdett Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Welfare
Telephone: 250 356-7012
Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. The centre serves Victoria and the surrounding south Vancouver Island and Gulf Island communities. If you can’t travel to the centre, call for information.
Advocacy Description: At the Victoria Justice Access Centre, we can help assess what you need, provide information about your legal and related issues and refer you to services that are available for your situation, which...
Tags: family justice, mediation, Small claims
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: Vancouver , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: (604) 822-5791
Advocacy Description: Free legal advice and representation at clinics located throughout Greater Vancouver. LSLAP assists low-income earners with various legal issues, including: Criminal; Small Claims; Employment...
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