Our community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. We are funded by Legal Aid Ontario.
“Kinna-aweya” is the Ojibway word
The deadline for the lawyer position at Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic has been extended to May 26th - please follow the link for more details.
We now have position open for a summer student! Deadline is Friday, June 2nd! - please follow the link for more details.
Regular Office Hours for Thunder Bay
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 12 noon & 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We are closed for lunch from noon until 1 pm
Intake for New Matters for Thunder Bay
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Limited capacity - First come, first served
Intake in Branch offices varies - contact their offices directly
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.