“Kinna-aweya” is the Ojibway word meaning “everyone”
What is Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic?
- Our community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. We are funded by Legal Aid Ontario.
What does Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic do?
- We provide legal advice and assistance to all low-income residents in the District of Thunder Bay. Our services are offered at no cost to people with low-incomes who meet the financial eligibility guidelines.
- Our focus is on helping people get income maintenance benefits and maintain access to housing.
- We also organize and present community legal education workshops and work with the community for organized, positive change.
- We are not able to assist in criminal or family law matters.
We are offering a new service in Thunder Bay to provide a safe place to store legal identification papers for people who don't have stable housing.
Please contact our office for further information and to find out if you qualify for this service.
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Regular Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 12 noon & 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Intake for new matters:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Human Rights Legal Support Centre
The Human Rights Legal Support Centre is now offering Services in Thunder Bay. Please contact the Centre toll free @ 1-866-625-5179 for advice and help with starting a human rights application.
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