About Us

TAPS is one of the largest providers of free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits, employment standards, and tenancy issues. We help over 7,000 people in Victoria each year.

TAPS also provides legal education and training through seminars, and produces a newsletter, TAPROOT, with updated legal information that is widely distributed throughout Greater Victoria.

Doug King, Hannah Mang-Wooley, Riley Vaskic, Emily Rogers, Dan Jackson, Madyson Powell, Irene McGee, Caitlin Wright, and Thea McDonagh

TAPS advocates help people in the Victoria area with matters that involve any of the following:

  • Provincial disability applications and appeals

  • Income assistance (welfare)

  • Employment standards disputes

  • Residential tenancy disputes

  • Income tax for low-income earners

Need assistance? Give us a call to book an appointment!


Monday - Friday

9 am - noon

1 pm - 4 pm


Closed on statutory holidays

Contact Us

828 View Street

Victoria, BC

V8W 1K2

Tel: 250-361-3521

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The TAPS office is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the lək̓ʷəŋən People known today as the Songhees and Esquimalt nations.

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