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Legal Services

Community Legal Assistance Society

  • Human rights law
  • Mental health law
  • Poverty and disability law: Housing, employment insurance, debt issues, worker’s compensation, access to service for people with disabilities

www.clasbc.net

Telephone: 604-685-3425

 

Courts of BC

  • Information about BC Provincial Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal

www.courtsofbc.ca

Telephone: 604-660-9870

 

 

Justice Education Society

  • Information for parents in separation or divorce
  • Includes guides for parents, children and court tips

www.justiceeducation.ca

Telephone: 1-800-476-3933

 

Legal Services Society

  • Provide legal aid in BC
  • For those who cannot afford a lawyer
  • Areas of coverage: family, Ministry of Child and Family Development issues, criminal and immigration
  • Check website for eligibility

www.legalaidbc.ca

Telephone: 604-601-6000

 

Clicklaw

  • Legal information and education
  • Search for local libraries and online material to help you better understand the law

www.clicklaw.bc.ca

 

Access Pro Bono

  • For those who cannot afford a lawyer

www.accessprobono.ca

Telephone: 604-878-7400

 

The Law Students’ Legal Advice Program

  • Free legal advice for people who cannot afford a lawyer
  • UBC students are supervised by practicing lawyers

www.lslap.bc.ca

Telephone: 604-822-5791

 

Pivot Legal Society

  • Two hours free legal advice

www.pivotlegal.org

Telephone: 604-255-9700

 

First United Church

  • Provides housing and poverty law advocacy

Telephone: 604-681-8365