Other Resources for Tenants

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This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. Last reviewed for legal accuracy by Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre, 2018.

Government

BC Human Rights Tribunal www.bchrt.bc.ca

604 775-2000
1-888 440-8844

BC Housing www.bchousing.org

604-433-1711
1-866-465-6873

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC http://www.oipc.bc.ca

604-879-5111
1-866-879-5111

Residential Tenancy Branch www.gov.bc.ca/landlordtenant

604-660-2421
1-800-665-8779

Service BC Office Locations

604-660-2421
1-800-663-7867

Tenant services

Lower Mainland

411 Seniors Centre Society (Vancouver) 411seniors.bc.ca

604-736-2033
1-866-884-0888

Abbotsford Community Services www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com

604-859-7681

Access Pro Bono (Vancouver) www.accessprobono.ca/residential-tenancy-program

604-482-3195 ext. 1500
1-877-762-6664

Ann Davis Transition Society (Chilliwack) www.anndavis.org

604-792-2760

BC Human Rights Clinic (Vancouver) www.bchrc.net

604-622-1100
1-855-685-6222

Chimo Community Services (Richmond) www.chimoservices.com

604-279-7077

Community Legal Assistance Society (Vancouver) www.clasbc.net

604-685-3425
1-888-685-6222

Cythera Transition House Society (Maple Ridge) www.cythera.ca

604-685-3425
1-888-685-6222

Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (Vancouver) www.dewc.ca

604-681-8480

First United Church Vancouver www.firstunited.ca

604-681-8365

Jewish Family Service Agency (Vancouver) www.jfsa.ca

604-257-5151

Justice Access Centre (Vancouver) Website

604-660-2084

Justice Access Centre (Victoria) Website

250-356-7012

Keys: Housing and Health Solutions (Surrey) 604-822-5791


Law Students’ Legal Advice Program www.lslap.bc.ca

604-822-5791

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services www.comservice.bc.ca

604-467-6911

MOSAIC Legal Advocacy Program (Vancouver) MOSAIC Legal Advocacy Program

604-254-9626

North Shore Community Resources www.nscr.bc.ca

604-985-7138

North Shore Multicultural Society www.nsms.ca

604-988-2931

Options Community Services Society (Surrey) www.options.bc.ca

604-584-5811

SHARE Family & Community Services (Coquitlam) www.sharesociety.ca

604-540-9161

Seniors Services Society (New Westminster) www.sharesociety.ca

604-520-6621

Sources Newton Resource Centre (Surrey) www.sourcesbc.ca

604-596-2311

St. Paul’s Advocacy (Vancouver) Advocacy Office

604-683-4287

Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre (Vancouver) www.tenants.bc.ca

604-255-0546
1-800-665-1185

The Kettle (Vancouver) www.thekettle.ca

604-251-2801

Vancouver Tenants Union www.vancouvertenantsunion.ca


Wilson Heights United Church (Vancouver) www.whuc.net/advocacy-program

604-325-9944

Vancouver Island

Burnside Gorge Community Centre (Victoria) www.burnsidegorge.ca

250-388-5251

Nanaimo Citizens Advocacy Association www.nanaimocaa.com

250-753-2321

Port Alberni - Port Alberni Friendship Center Website

250-723-8281

Ready to Rent (Victoria) www.readytorentbc.org

250-388-7171

Together Against Poverty Society (Victoria) www.tapsbc.ca

250-361-3521

University of British Columbia Indigenous Community Legal Clinic (Vancouver) Website

604-684-7334

University of Victoria Law Centre www.uvic.ca/law/about/centre

250-385-1221

Victoria Native Friendship Centre Website: www.vnfc.ca

250-384-3211

Wachiay Friendship Centre (Courtenay) www.wachiay.org

250-338-7793

West Coast Community Resources (Ucluelet) www.wccrs.ca

250-726-2343
1-877-726-2080

Other Parts of BC

Active Support Against Poverty (Prince George) 250-563-5531

1-877-563-6112

Bella Coola / Mid-Coast Legal Advocacy Program www.facebook.com/BCLegalAdvocates

250-799-0044
1-877-499-0044

Cariboo Friendship Society (Williams Lake) www.cariboofriendshipsociety.ca

250-398-6831

Columbia / Kootenay Advocacy and Education Resource Society www.ckaers.wikifoundry.com

250-837-4779

Community Connections (Revelstoke) www.community-connections.ca

250-837-2920

Elizabeth Fry Society (Kamloops) www.kamloopsefry.com

250-374-2119

Fort St. John Women's Resource Society www.fsjwrs.ca

250-787-1121

Living Positive Resource Centre (Kelowna) www.lprc.ca

778-753-5830

New Horizon Centre (Port Alberni) www.portalberni.cmha.bc.ca

250-724-7137

Nicola Valley Advocacy Centre (Merritt) 250-378-9632


North Cariboo Metis Association (Quesnel) 250-992-9722


Northern Rockies Aboriginal Women Society (Fort Nelson) www.nraws.org

250-233-8920

Okanagan Advocacy and Resource Society (Kelowna) 250-979-0201


Opportunities Advocacy Services (Campbell River) 250-286-3436


Penticton & Area Access Society www.accesscentre.org

250-493-6822
1-866-493-6822

Penticton & District Manufactured Home Owners Association www.pdmhoa.ca

250-498-0145

Powell River Community Resource Centre www.prcrc.org

604-485-0992

Prince George Native Friendship Centre www.pgnfc.com

250-564-3568

Shelter and Street Help Line www.bc211.ca/help-lines

2-1-1

Sunshine Coast Unemployment Action Centre (Gibsons) Website

604-741-0776

Terrace and District Community Services Society www.tdcss.ca

250-635-3178

The Advocacy Centre (Nelson) www.advocacycentre.org

250-352-5777
1-877-352-5777

Thompson Rivers University Community Legal Clinic (Kamloops) Website

778-471-8490

Traveling Poverty Law Advocate Program (Cranbrook) www.tap.ccscranbrook.ca

250-426-2976
1-877-298-2211

Unemployed Action Centre Society (Prince Rupert) 250-627-8776


Upper Skeena Counselling & Legal Assistance Society (Hazelton) www.usclas.com

250-842-5218
1-877-842-5218

Vancouver MPA Society www.mpa-society.org

604-482-3700

Vernon & District Women's Centre Society 250 542-3555
Vernon Women's Transition House Society www.vwts.ca

250-542-1122

Women's Contact Society (Williams Lake) www.womenscontact.org

250-392-4118

YMCA Munroe House Vancouver Website

604-895-5800

Online resources

Clicklaw www.clicklaw.bc.ca
PovNet www.povnet.org


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