First United has been engaged in legal advocacy work since the 1970’s, providing much-needed legal assistance, advice and representation to low-income and vulnerable people in the Downtown Eastside. Today, we support clients with upwards of 2,800 unique cases every year, helping people resolve a range of issues, including tenancy, social assistance, old age security, immigration and more. We are committed to empowering people to assert their legal rights and make their voices heard.
Please note: Advocacy at First United has moved! We are now located at 542 East Hastings Street, 2 blocks east of the church. Our new phone number there is 604-251-3323 and our new fax number is 604-251-2488. Our hours remain the same.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00-11:00 AM
Tuesday, Thursday: 12:30-2:30 PM
Capacity is limited, so please arrive at the start of the intake period. Please bring along any paperwork you have related to your issue.