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


The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and Marathon. Each of the branch offices is staffed by a full-time legal worker and full-time Administrative Assistant. The legal workers are supervised by lawyers in the Thunder Bay office. The branch office legal workers travel on a regular basis to the following First Nation communities: Mobert, Pays Plat, Long Lake 58, Ginoogaming, Aroland, MacDiarmid, Gull Bay, and Lake Helen. In addition, they also travel to the following non-reserve communities: Manitouwadge, Schreiber, Nakina, Jellicoe, Beardmore, and Nipigon.  Armstrong and Whitesand are serviced by a legal worker that travels to the community.

Office Locations

Thunder Bay
86 S. Cumberland St.
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2V3
Phone: (807) 344-2478
Fax: (807) 345-2842
Toll Free: 1-888-373-3309

Geraldton and Area
404 Main Street, Unit A
P.O. Box 1090
Geraldton, ON P0T 1M0
Phone: (807)854-1278
Fax: (807)854-1542
Toll Free: 1-866-875-4952

Marathon and Area
#101 – 52 Peninsula Square
P.O. Box 658
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
Phone: (807)229-2290
Fax: (807)229-0486
Toll Free: 1-866-389-1477

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