Outreach Legal Aid Clinics

Outreach Legal Aid Walk-in Clinics suspended - phone and email service continues

As a preventative measure to avoid spreading COVID-19, the Outreach Legal Aid Clinic regrets to inform you that all in-person Outreach Legal Aid Services are suspended until further notice.

All walk-in clinics and all scheduled in-person appointments are cancelled, effective immediately including: Inuvik – March 30 to April 3, 2020.

Services are still available by telephone at the main Outreach Legal Aid Clinic by calling 867-767-9384 or toll-free 1-844-497-1319.

Emails can be sent to outreachlawyer@gov.nt.ca. All calls and e-mailed questions will be answered first according to the urgency of the inquiry, and then on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If your matter is not urgent and you can afford to pay a lawyer, please consider retaining a private lawyer to assist you. You can get help finding a private lawyer through the website or by calling the Law Society’s Lawyer Referral Service at 867-873 3828.

The Legal Aid Commission offers a free outreach program to individuals to provide limited, confidential legal information or advice. The Outreach lawyer's role is only to provide advice and they cannot represent people in court. The program assists people in dealing with issues relating to:

  • Housing, landlord, and tenant disputes
  • Disability,Canada Pension Plan, EI and Income Support Claims and Appeals
  • Employment rights
  • Worker's Health and Safety Commission claims
  • Wills and estate advice
  • Mental health and guardianship reviews
  • Child protection matters
  • Elder abuse
  • Family Law
  • Debtor, creditor or civil claims (formerly known as small claims court)
Outreach Legal Aid Clinic
#1, 4915 48th St
Yellowknife
NT
X1A 3S4
Canada
1‑867‑920‑3000
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