TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits, employment standards, and tenancy issues. We help 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.
TAPS also provides legal education and training through seminars, and produces has a newsletter, TAPROOT with updated legal information that is widely distributed throughout Greater Victoria.
ED Doug; Advocates Emily, Daniel, Khalela, Jen, Yuka, David, Caitlin; Volunteer Leila; Dog Missy
TAPS advocates help people in the Victoria area with matters that involve any of the following:
Disability benefits applications and appeals
Income assistance (welfare)
Employment standards disputes
Residential Tenancy disputes