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Feb 16, 2024

News: Increase in access to legal aid services


By: Rise

Rise is thrilled to hear the news from the Province of British Columbia yesterday that there will be an increase in access to legal aid services, including opening a new multi-disciplinary family law…
Feb 5, 2024

Change in leadership at Rise Women’s Legal Centre

Blog, News

By: Rise

Notice to Rise’s supporters, funders, donors, community partners, friends, and all who make Rise possible:

We are announcing a change in leadership at Rise Women’s Legal Centre. Kim Hawkins, executive director, will be leaving her position to take up the role of director of legal services grants at the Law Foundation of BC, as of March 31, 2024. You can read messages from Kim Hawkins, executive director, and Carly Teillet, president of the Board of Directors, about the transition here.

Jan 31, 2024

Workout for Women’s Day

Blog, News

By: Rise

Workout for Women’s Day is a coming together of local movement studios and instructors around International Women’s Day to offer public and private corporate classes for charities that support girls, women, and people of other marginalized genders.

Give to Rise today as part of the Workout for Women’s Day campaign, and help us raise $10,000 for Rise this IWD!

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Operations During COVID-19

Please note that, due to the current health emergency, our office is closed to the public until further notice. Our staff continues to serve our clients remotely, but we are not always on the premises to accept postal or courier deliveries. Please send documents by email where possible, or arrange a time for physical delivery in advance.

Clients and Potential Clients:
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Our office is located on unceded territory of the Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish), Tsleil-Waututh (Burrard), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

Accessibility & Comfort at Rise

Rise strives to be inclusive and accessible for our clients and visitors. Our entry, reception area, meeting rooms and restroom are fully wheelchair accessible. If you have any requests that would make your visit to Rise easier or more comfortable, please let us know and we will do our very best to accommodate you.

Dogs at Rise

Occasionally our staff may bring their small dogs to work. Dogs stay in their owners’ individual offices except when being walked. If you have severe allergies or other concerns, please let us know 24 hours before attending our office so that we may accommodate you.

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