Victims of violence

Victims of violence

Advocacy Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Homeless women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Counseling
Housing

The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the Central Kootenays. We also provide specialized victim assistance to victims of relationship violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

The Advocacy Centre provides advocacy to individuals as well as workshops and presentations on legal issues. It has long been a voice in the community speaking to issues of poverty and discrimination. Our work and the materials we produce focus on topics such as welfare, tenancy, women’s safety and poverty survival. Our advocacy services are free of charge. There are sliding scale fees for training and presentations.

Primary Telephone: 
250-352-5777
Email Address: 
advocacycentre@nelsoncares.ca
Fax Number: 
250-352-5723
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-352-5777
Street Address: 
51 Vernon St
City: 
Nelson
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1L 4E9

Tamitik Status of Women Association

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Groups Served: 
All women
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counseling

Provides programs and services focused on intervention and prevention of violence and poverty issues in the community. Responsible for following programs : Outreach Worker/ Supportive Counsellor, Transition House - Dunmore Place, Discovering Healthy Relationships Counsellor, Stopping the Violence Counsellor, Anti-Poverty Programs.

Primary Telephone: 
250-632-8787
Fax Number: 
250 632-2022
Street Address: 
350-370 City Centre
City: 
Kitimat
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8C 1T6
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