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“It is justice, not charity,
that is wanting in the world.”

~ Mary Wollstonecraft

Together Against Poverty Society

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 assists over 5,000 people in Victoria each year.

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.

Front page coverage in the Times Colonist of TAPS ongoing efforts to find justice and accountability on behalf of the renters of View Towers.

BC is in danger of facing an increase in rent that people living in poverty simply cannot afford. Click here to read TAPS comment editorial on this growing concern.

You are cordially invited to meet with the TAPS family as we share our past year's accomplishments and prepare for another year of advancing the interests of people living in poverty in Victoria. Join us this year as we host guest speaker... read more

Troubled by the way migrant workers are treated and portrayed by our government, employers, and the media?

Anxious to learn what systems are at play in contemporary migrant worker exploitation?

Join the Victoria Coalition in Support... read more