Find An Advocate: Welfare

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: 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: Vancouver , BC , 1107 Seymour Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 604-893-2201
Other Telephone: Helpline: 604-696-4666
Advocacy Description: If you are living with HIV/AIDS, you can count on AIDS Vancouver's Case Management program. We work to help you achieve stable and sustained health, and a better quality of life. Get help with health...
Tags: AIDS, HIV
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: 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: Vancouver , BC , Suite 208-1090 W Pender St
Type(s) of Advocacy: Consumer Law, Debt, Disability, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604.687.3063
Advocacy Description: The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Tags: consumer advocacy, consumer rights, farmworkers, gas, human rights, hydro
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
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...
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: Chilliwack , BC , 8937 School Street
The Village - Youth Services entrance
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: 604-702-2907
Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 7:30am - 6pm
Advocacy Description: Chilliwack's Community Legal Advocacy Centre is part of Abbotsford Community Services. Information, advice, referrals & representation on a variety of issues including: Income assistance -...
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
Location: Richmond , BC , 8151 Park Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-247-1175
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...
Location: Revelstoke , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 837-4779
Hours:
8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: We offer free of charge advocacy services in the Columbia/Kootenay regions in BC Canada. Our focus areas are in family law, child welfare,mental health, and seniors issues. We will also do Income...
Location: Revelstoke , BC , 314 Second St. East
Box 2880
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 837-2920
Advocacy Description: Social Advocacy ensures that all people have equal access to the resources, employment, services and opportunities they require to meet their basic needs and to develop fully. The Advocate serves as...
Location: Abbotsford , BC , 2420 Montrose Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-859-7681 - Ext 207
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 4:00pm; Meetings are generally by appointment only.
Advocacy Description: Serving residents of Abbotsford and Mission. They provide information, advice, referrals and representation on a variety of issues including: 1. Income assistance - disability applications &...
Tags: abbotsford community services
Location: Vancouver , BC , 300 - 1140 West Pender Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 604-685-3425
Advocacy Description: The purpose of the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) is to provide legal advice and assistance and to use and develop the law for the benefit of people who are physically, mentally, socially...
Tags: human rights clinic, mental health
Location: Weyburn , SK , 404 Ashford Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Housing and Tenants, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 306-842-5126
Advocacy Description: CLIC provides an advocacy service to clientele in the following areas: •Social Services •CPP •Workers Compensation •Life Insurance •Employment Insurance •Housing The organization also provides...
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