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Legal Aid Ontario

Northwestern Ontario - Legal Aid Services

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Description
Provides legal assistance for low-income people

Services include:
  • Legal representation for eligible clients who appear in court without a lawyer
  • Legal aid applications and information over the phone
  • Legal resources and referrals to other social assistance agencies
  • A legal aid certificate program which enables a client to retain a lawyer for complex and serious cases
Areas of law served include:
  • Criminal
  • Domestic violence
  • Family
Does NOT cover applications for:
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Change of name
  • Personal bankruptcy
  • Power of attorney
  • Money lent to others or money owed to others
  • Sponsorship of relatives
  • Commercial litigation
  • Real estate matters and libel
  • Defamation and slander
Eligibility
  • Legal issue must be one that is covered by Legal Aid
  • Must meet income criteria
Application Process
Call the toll free number or apply through the website
Toll Free
1-800-668-8258 - Application Line
Office
807-345-1972
TTY
1-800-855-0511
Web Site
https://www.legalaid.on.ca/
Email
info@lao.on.ca
Mailing Address
114 Centennial Square
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 1H3
Canada
Languages
English, French
Fees
Service - Geared to income; some cases be free
Documents Required
Proof of income, any documents about the legal case
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
July 8, 2022
Address
114 Centennial Square
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 1H3
  • Located in Centennial Square in the S ward of Thunder Bay
  • Closest intersection is at Centennial Square and Victoria Ave E
  • Situated directly across from the back side of Victoriaville Mall

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Toll free line: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay District