“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.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015


Greater Victoria Public Library - Central (Downtown) Branch - Talking Books Room

Come hear tales from the front lines of legal advocacy!  Open to the public.  You must be a member... read more


In Honour

of the

International Day

for the

Eradication of Poverty


The work TAPS does every day to support people living in... read more

Your chance to ask the candidates directly about where they and the national parties stand on poverty and homelessness in Victoria. TAPS will be on hand to meet and greet the community. Please join us.

British Columbians convicted of criminal welfare fraud are no longer banned for life from applying for income or disability assistance.

But anti-poverty groups worry that people are continuing to suffer under the bans, because the... read more