Find An Advocate: Women

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...
Location: 100 Mile House , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 395-4093
Advocacy Description: Provides information and referrals to women and families in the community; violence and abuse counselling for women and their partners, and a Safe House for women and children leaving abusive...
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: Vancouver , BC , #704-333 Terminal Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: (604) 684-8171
Hours:
Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm
Advocacy Description: A social recreation center for seniors with an information and referral facility. There are volunteers that support clients on a variety of topics including but not limited to the following: ◾Seniors...
Tags: seniors
Location: Halifax , NS , 2421 Brunswick St
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 902-423-5049
Other Telephone: Crisis Line: (902) 423-4443
Advocacy Description: It is the Adsum House's mission to support women and children and youth and transgender persons in a client-centered, non-judgmental way; to provide services and housing - from crisis to stability -...
Tags: children and youth, housing support, women's housing
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: 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 , 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: Toronto , ON , 489 College Street, Suite 503
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 416-323-9149
Other Telephone: TTY: 416-323-1361
Advocacy Description: The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic provides free and integrated legal, counselling, interpretation, information and referral services for women who have experienced violence – including partner...
Tags: counselling, interpretation, sexual abuse, sexual assault, survivors of violence, violence against women
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: Stephenville , NL , 54 St. Clare Avenue
P.O. Box 501
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Women
Telephone: 709-643-4444
Advocacy Description: The BSGSWC operates both the Bay St. George Women’s Centre and the Bay St. George Women’s Shelter in Stephenville, Newfoundland. Some of the services that the Bay St. George Women’s Centre offers...
Tags: women's equality, women's rights
Location: Bella Coola , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 799-5916
Other Telephone: (250) 799-5588
Advocacy Description: Advocacy and support for women and girls who have been victims of violence or who are at risk of violence. An outreach worker can help in many ways including: •Help in connecting with other services...
Location: Campbell River , BC , #105 - 1116 Dogwood Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Violence, Women
Telephone: 250-287-3044
Advocacy Description: We are a women’s resource centre providing services to women in Campbell River and the surrounding central and northern Vancouver Island region. A program of the Vancouver Island North Women’s...
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: Williams Lake , BC , 99 South Third Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 398-6831
Other Telephone: Mental Health Liaison: 250-3119
Advocacy Description: The Cariboo Friendship Society is a non-profit, charitable Society. It offers many services, including: Chiwid Transition House - housing, counselling, education and support for women and children...
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: Kelowna , BC , 280-1855 Kirschner Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Legal Assistance, Violence, Women
Telephone: 250 763-4613
Advocacy Description: Advocacy and support for women and children affected by violence or involved in the justice system. Counselling, career development, victim services and outreach services available.
Tags: justice system, victim services
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