Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic Legal advice and assistance to residents of the District of Thunder Bay, particularly Aboriginal people, who need assistance with poverty law issues

About Us

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
meaning “Everyone”

Elder and Senior Law Project wants to hear from you!

Community Outreach
Elder and Senior Law Project
The 11 northern legal clinics serving northern Ontario will be hiring a new lawyer in
2018 to support the clinics in providing elder law services. The clinics want to hear
from elders, seniors, caregivers and service providers to establish the priorities and
direction for the exciting new Elder and Senior Law Project. A team is coming to
your community:
Thunder Bay
December 4-8, 2017
Various locations
Call 1-866-222-1224 for more information.

Contact Us

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

Our Services

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.

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