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Together Against Poverty Society

Description: TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits and tenancy issues. TAPS helps all types of people – from professionals who have just lost their jobs to people who have seen their health decline from living on income assistance.

TAPS provides legal education and training through seminars and free one-on-one legal advocacy and representation. TAPS also has a newsletter, TAPROOT with updated legal information that is widely distributed throughout Greater Victoria. TAPS advocates help people in the Victoria area with matters that involve any of the following:

Disability benefits applications and appeals
Social assistance (welfare)
Employment standards disputes
Landlord/tenant disputes
Income tax for low-income earners

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Days: Days

Duration: Full Day

Additional Information: If you need help, call TAPS at 250-361-3521 to make an appointment. We also do referrals. Even if we can’t help you, we may know of an organization who can.

COAST is a weekly drop-in for older adults. Coffee, board games, and guest speakers! Royal Oak Neighbourhood House is operated by Saanich Neighbourhood Place.

Facility Information

Facility Name: Together Against Poverty Society
Phone 1: 250-361-3521
Address: 302-895 Fort Street
Area: Victoria City
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