Find An Advocate: Legal Assistance

Location: Toronto , ON , 519 Church Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 416-392-6874
Advocacy Description: The 519 has over 300 groups using meeting space, providing community services and offering self help programmes. Programs include: AIDS Memorial Anti-Violence Program (AVP) Anti-Poverty and...
Location: Belleville , ON , 158 George Street, Level 1
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 613-966-8686
Other Telephone: TTY: 613-966-8714 / 1-877-966-8714
Hours:
Main Office (Belleville): Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Satellites: As scheduled, by appointment
Advocacy Description: The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre is a non-profit community legal clinic. We provide free legal services to low income residents of Hastings, Prince Edward and Lennox & Addington...
Location: Cobourg , ON , 1005 Elgin Street West
Suite #301
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 905-372-2646
Advocacy Description: THCN helps the unemployed and disadvantaged residents of Northumberland County through programs that give help for the real world problems of low-income people. The Help Centre provides programs in...
Tags: Canada Pension Plan, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards, evictions, ontario disability support program, Ontario Human Rights complaints, Ontario Works, rent bank, tenant hearings, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
Location: Cranbrook , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Advocacy Description: The Traveling Poverty Law Advocate Program is sponsored by Community Connections Society of Southeast BC and is funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia. The Traveling Advocate provides...
Tags: Canada Pension Plan, disability appeals, disability benefits information, Employment Standards, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Human Rights complaints, old age security, the S.A.F.E.R program, welfare appeals
Location: Brandon , MB , 731 Princess Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 204-726-8632
Hours:
Monday 10:00am-4:30pm Tuesday 10:00am-4:30pm Wednesday 10:00am-7:00pm Thursday CLOSED Friday 10:00am-3:00pm
Advocacy Description: The Women’s Resource Centre is a non-profit organization that provides a range of programs and services for women and their families in Southwestern Manitoba. Programs include women’s counselling,...
Location: Toronto , ON , 1651 Keele Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 416-653-5400
Advocacy Description: With four full-service locations, Unison is now serving over 22,000 clients and offers core services that include primary health care, counselling, health promotion, early years programs, legal...
Tags: community health centre, counselling services, immigrant services, legal clinic, people living with disabilities, seniors' services
Location: Hazelton , BC , 4305 Field Street, P.O. Box 130
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: (250)842-5218
Advocacy Description: Assists people in the Upper Skeena who cannot otherwise obtain legal assistance for financial or other reasons. The USCLAS has a special focus on meeting the needs of Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en people...
Tags: criminal law, divorce, family law, fort babine, granisle, houston, telkwa, topley, wills
Location: Vancouver , BC , 2982 Nanaimo Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Prisoners
Telephone: 604-251-7200
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Provides restorative justice and other alternative justice programs, as well as other resources for Aboriginal people in Vancouver. There is also an Aboriginal Homeless Outreach Worker.
Tags: aboriginal justice, restorative justice
Location: Victoria , BC , #418-620 View Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance, Workers
Telephone: 250-382-3012
Advocacy Description: VIHRC serves people from the Greater Victoria as well as the Gulf Islands and other communities on Vancouver Island. Our focus is to assist people who wish to file a human rights complaint with the...
Tags: human rights complaint
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1424 Commercial Drive
P.O. Box 21562
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Crisis Services, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, 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 , 102 3301 24th Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 250 542-3555, ext. 209
Advocacy Description: Serving Vernon, Enderby, Lumby and Armstrong. Please call 250 5421-3555, ext. 209 to make an appointment. Office at the Community Collaboration Centre, 102 3301 24th Avenue, Vernon. Type(s) of...
Tags: CPP, ei, Employment Insurance, men, pension, poverty law, women
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
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Family, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Advocacy Description: Victim's Services works to help victims of crime. What Victim Services does: • Provide crisis support (no appointment needed). • Help victims understand their options. • Share information about the...
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: Williams Lake , BC , 51A – 4th Avenue South
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (250) 392-4118 - Williams Lake
Advocacy Description: The Women's Contact Society has a legal advocacy program that offers direct advocacy to individuals female and male and their families to assist them with legal issues not covered by legal aid....
Location: Annapolis Royal , NS , 228 St. George St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (902) 532-1898
Hours:
Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm
Advocacy Description: The Woman's Place Resource Centre serves Digby, Annapolis and Kings County. The staff at the center are available to provide information on resources, emotional support, refer to appropriate...
Tags: women centres, women's centre, women's centres, women's emergency services
Location: Whitehorse , YT , Suite 203 - 2131 2nd Ave.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Mental Health
Telephone: (867) 667-5210
Hours:
8:30am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: Yukon Legal Services Society provides legal aid to people on income assistance or similar income levels in criminal, family and mental health cases. There are 3 law clinics in the city of Whitehorse.
Tags: criminal law, family law, legal aid, mental health law
Location: Whitehorse , YT , 500 College Drive
PO Box 2799
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI)
Telephone: (867) 668-5297
Advocacy Description: The Yukon Public Legal Education Association (YPLEA) is a non-profit organization devoted to providing legal information to the public and promoting increased access to the legal system. The goal of...
Tags: law line
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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