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
Calendar of clinic events:
Meetings have been scheduled in the district with all having limited capacity due to COVID-19 restrictions and pre-registration is requested. Participants can also join by Zoom.
We continue to reduce our direct person-to-person contact wherever possible. Many of our staff are still working remotely. We are asking everyone to contact us by phone. Read More
A comprehensive collection of information relevant to Thunder Bay and area. Updates will be made as programs and services respond.
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The provincial government has cut funding to Legal Aid Ontario by 35%, which has resulted in funding cuts to many community legal clinics. These cuts have directly impacted front-line services and clinics who serve Ontario's most vulnerable people.
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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.