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Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic

Legal Clinic


Description
  • Provides legal advice and assistance to residents within the District of Thunder Bay, particularly Indigenous people who, because of poverty, geographic isolation, or language differences, do not have access to traditional existing legal services
  • Focuses on helping people get income maintenance benefits and maintain access to housing
  • Provides services at no cost to individuals who meet eligibilty criteria
  • Provides advice, assistance, and representation in courts or tribunals
  • Facilitates legal education workshops in appropriate areas of law
Note: No advice or representation is given regarding Family law or Criminal Law. No legal advice is given through Facebook due to confidentiality issues (call clinic directly)
Eligibility
  • Individuals experiencing financial hardship; includes social assistance recipients, pensioners, unemployed or low income individuals
  • Must meet financial criteria to be eligible
Application Process
Financial assessment required for representation for a number of services
Toll Free
1-888-373-3309
Office
807-344-2478
Fax
807-345-2842
Web Site
https://www.kalc.ca
Mailing Address
86 Cumberland St S
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 2V3
Canada
Languages
English, Interpretive Services - Available on an as required basis
Contact
Cindy Johnson, Assistant to Director of Administration
Director of Administration
Beth Ponka
Phone: 807-344-2478
Fees
None
Documents Required
May be required to provide proof of financial eligibility
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
January 25, 2023
Address
86 Cumberland St S
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 2V3
  • Located at Cumberland St S in the N ward of Thunder Bay
  • Closest intersection is at Cumberland St S and Wilson St
  • Situated near Andras Court apartments

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 to 1700
Tue
0900 to 1700
Wed
0900 to 1700
Thu
0900 to 1700
Fri
0900 to 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Summer hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay District