Find An Advocate: Women

Location: Toronto , ON , 185 Fifth Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health, Women
Telephone: 416-252-6471
Advocacy Description: LAMP Community Health Centre in South Etobicoke is a charitable, non-profit community based organization that provides a variety of integrated programs and services to meet the health needs of the...
Tags: children and youth programs, Community Health Clinic, family programs, health centre, health clinic, health services
Location: Whitehorse , YT , 302 Strickland Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Indigenous, Women
Telephone: (867) 668-2636
Advocacy Description: Meeting the needs and representing the interests of francophone Yukon women at the territorial and national levels. Fosters solidarity between French, English and First Nations women as well as with...
Tags: French speaking
Location: Fredericton , NB , P.O. Box 1441, Stn A
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 506-451-2120
Advocacy Description: Liberty Lane Inc. is a charitable organization, offering a Second Stage Housing Program and a Family Violence Prevention Outreach Program to women and children who have experienced family violence.
Tags: supportive housing, violence prevention, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's supportive housing
Location: London , ON , 866 A Dundas St.
P.O Box 2801
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (519) 438-8676
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides information, support and community-based programs to low-income Londoners. Our front-line services deal with the immediate crises and problems faced by low-income people,...
Tags: food security, free store, homelessness prevention, mediation, poverty advocacy, poverty prevention, women's housing, women's resource centre
Location: London , ON , 866 Dundas Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides specialized assistance to all individuals in obtaining government benefits to which they may be entitled, such as OAS, GIS, EI, Canada Pension Plan, Ontario Works, subsidized...
Tags: CPP, homelessness prevention, low income, ODSP
Location: Lakeside , NS , P.O. Box 1
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 902-876-0006
Advocacy Description: The Marguerite Centre is an 11-bed, long-term residential facility for women in recovery from addictions and abuse. The Marguerite Centre believes in the right for women to recover from their...
Tags: addiction services, skills development, supportive housing, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's housing
Location: St. John's , NL , 44 Torbay Road
Box # 9, Nuport Building
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 1-709-726-0321
Advocacy Description: MWONL is a provincial based voluntary, non-profit organization for multicultural women and their families. Programs and Services include:00 Career Development and Employment Support Health and...
Tags: social support, women, women's advocacy
Location: Nanaimo , BC , 150 Wallace Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (250) 753-0633
Hours:
Tuesdays to Fridays 10AM to 3PM
Advocacy Description: A women’s only space that provides initial assistance with legal forms. Support workers are on site to provide emotional support and resources guidance for participants.
Location: Montréal , QC , 110 rue Sainte-Thérèse, bureau 101
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Women
Telephone: 1 514 876-1180
Advocacy Description: NetFemmes est un réseau pour et par les femmes, mis sur pied par le Centre de documentation sur l'éducation des adultes et la condition féminine (CDÉACF), développé en étroite collaboration avec les...
Tags: community forum, women's centres, women's employment resources, women's resource centre
Location: St. John's , NL , 360 Topsail Road, Suite 101
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (709) 747-7757
Advocacy Description: NLSACPC provides non-judgmental support and essential services to adults impacted by sexual violence. Our members work toward the prevention and eradication of sexual violence in all forms through...
Tags: abuse prevention, crisis line, crisis support, sexual abuse, women fleeing abuse
Location: Quesnel , BC , A-668 Doherty Drive
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-992-9722
Hours:
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Advocacy Description: Our clients are parents (moms and dads) who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential...
Tags: addictions, metis, probations, residential school, residential tenancy
Location: Kaslo , BC , 336 'B' Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Women
Telephone: (250) 353-7691
Hours:
9 to noon and 1 to 4, Monday to Thursday.
Advocacy Description: Provide general advocacy and counselling services. Community Counselling, Addictions and Alcohol Counselling, Children and Youth Counselling, Victims assistance and counselling, Family support, and...
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 212 –145 East 15th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 604-987-0366
Advocacy Description: 24 hour women’s crisis line to deal with abuse issues. General advocacy services and transition home for women fleeing abuse.
Location: North Vancouver , BC , 131 East 2nd Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: 604.984.6009
Hours:
Monday-Thursday 10am – 5pm
Advocacy Description: North Shore Women's Centre provides advocacy services for women, including a family law legal clinic.
Tags: legal aid clinic
Location: North York , ON , 700 Lawrence Ave. West, Suite 226
Lawrence Square Mall
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-784-0920
Advocacy Description: North York Community House has been serving the residents of southwest North York for over 20 years. Their programs include: English Language Support Community Settlement Workers Family Support...
Tags: ESL instruction, family support groups, homework program, parenting program, settlement services, women's support groups, youth drop-in
Location: Fort Nelson , BC , 5019 52nd Avenue West
PO Box 3190
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 250.233.8920
Hours:
Monday and Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm Tuesday - Thursday 8:30am to 8:00pm
Advocacy Description: The Society has a Pro-Bono Legal Advocate who can provide assistance for Aboriginal women and men of whom are in legal matters concerning family court, housing assistance, status, work safe, and...
Location: Smithers , BC , 3772 1st Avenue
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 847-9000
Other Telephone: (250) 847-2595 (Transition House)
Advocacy Description: Provides pregnancy outreach, counselling and non-profit counselling programs, including Children Who Witness Abuse, Stopping the Violence, Sexual Abuse Intervention Program, and Victim Assistance.
Location: Vanderhoof , BC ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: (250) 567-9959
Other Telephone: 250-567-9512 call collect from outside the Vanderhoof area
Advocacy Description: Advocacy services provided to women and children in need of support as they leave domestic violence.
Location: Thunder Bay , ON , 209 Van Norman St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
Location: Kenora , ON , 308 Second Street South Suite 6
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: 807-468-7790 / 1-888-295-4986
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
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