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, 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.