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Advocate for Service Quality for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The Office of the Advocate for Service Quality can help find supports and services offered by the BC government, Community Living BC (CLBC), Health Authorities, and community agencies. more info

Address / Contact Info
Office of the Advocate for Service Quality
1800 – 1050 W. Pender Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3S7
Office: (604) 775-1238
Via Service BC: 1-800-663-7867
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Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSSA)

Coalition of over 80 organizations providing multicultural programs and immigrant settlement services throughout BC.more info

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4445 Norfolk Street
, Burnaby, BC, V5G 0A7
Toll-free: 1-888-355-5560
Phone: (604) 718-2780
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BC Office of the Human Rights Commissioner

Addresses the root causes of inequality, discrimination and injustice in B.C. by shifting laws, policies, practices and cultures through education, research, advocacy, inquiry and monitoring.more info

Address / Contact Info
536 - 999 Canada Place
, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3E1
Toll-free: 1-844-922-6472
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BC Ombudsperson

Responsible for making sure that the administrative practices and services of public agencies are fair, reasonable, appropriate and equitable.more info

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Second Floor - 947 Fort Street
, Victoria, BC, V8V 3K3
Toll-free: 1-800-567-3247
Phone: (250) 387-5855
Fax: (250) 387-0198
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Bureau of Pensions Advocates (for Veterans)

A unique, nation-wide organization of lawyers within Veterans Affairs Canada.more info

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Office: 1-877-228-2250
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Disability Alliance BC

A provincial, cross-disability advocacy organization whose mandate is to raise public and political awareness of issues of concern.more info

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Toll-free: 1-800-663-1278
Phone: (604) 875-0188
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Family Support Institute

Strengthens and supports BC families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Office, 227 6th Street
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A7
Provincial Office: 1-800-441-5403
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First Call Child and Youth Advocacy Society

Creates greater understanding of and advocacy for legislation, policy and practice so that all children and youth in BC have the rights, opportunities and resources required to thrive.more info

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Phone: (604) 288-8102
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Inclusion BC

Federation working with partners to build community and to enhance the lives of children, youth, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
227 6th Street
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5
Advocacy Line: 1-844-488-4321
Office: (604) 777-9100
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Indian Residential School Survivors Society

Assists First Nations in BC to be empowered from the generational effects of residential schools.more info

Address / Contact Info
402 - 100 Park Royal South
, West Vancouver, BC, V7T 1A2
24/7 Support Line: 1-800-721-0066
Office: (604) 985-4464
Fax: (604) 985-0023
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