Outreach Legal Aid Clinics

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)

Representing yourself in court

The Canadian Judicial Council has created three handbooks that contain a wealth of information on family law, civil law and criminal law in Canada. The information is provided in an easy to understand format, with various worksheets, useful tips, explanations of legal terms and concrete examples to guide litigants throughout the legal process. To access the handbooks, follow this link.

Outreach Legal Aid Clinic
#1, 4915 48th St
X1A 3S4
A complete alphabetical listing of the consolidated territorial Acts and associated regulations.
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