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Algoma Community Legal Clinic
Community Legal Clinic

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Description
  • Provides free legal advice and representation to eligible clients in certain areas of law
  • Assists individuals representing themselves or in making official complaints
  • Speaks to community groups, agencies and educational groups on a wide range of legal topics
  • Answers questions on specific points of law and/or refers individuals to other agencies

Areas of focus include:
  • Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Employment Insurance
  • Human rights
  • Rent increases and rent review
  • Tenant rights
  • Social assistance, including Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program benefits and family benefits

Note: May be able to assist with commissioning affidavits and/or notarizing documents in the areas of laws practiced
Comments
The Algoma Community Legal Clinic is not Legal Aid - Individuals who wish to apply for Legal Aid can do so by calling 1-800-668-8258
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1:15 pm-4 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1:30 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Must reside in Sault Ste. Marie or in the western part of the Algoma District
  • Must meet financial criteria
  • Must require assistance in one of the areas of focus


Residency Requirements: Surrounding communities within the district of Algoma, specifically west of Sault Ste Marie
Application Process
By appointment, self or agency referrals during intake hours
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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