Offers several programs serving the legal needs of individuals and non-profits of limited means, ranging from legal advice clinics to full legal representation services.
This site provides legal information, education and help for British Columbians.
Family Maintenance Enforcement Program
Monitors and enforces maintenance orders and agreements for child and spousal support
Family Justice Counsellors
Based out of Family Justice Centres, counsellors are specially trained to help families with child custody, guardianship, access and support issues.
Law Students’ Legal Advice Program
Non-profit society run by UBC law students. Provides free advice and representation to clients who would otherwise be unable to afford legal assistance.
Lawyer Referral Service
The LRS program enables the public to access lawyers and provides the opportunity to have a consultation with a lawyer for up to 30 minutes for a fee of $25 plus taxes.
Legal Services Society
Provides legal aid in BC, including representation by a lawyer, legal advice and legal information. Priority given to people with low incomes.
Mosaic: Legal Advocacy Project
Provides legal assistance to low-income immigrants and refugees in immigration law and poverty law issues. Interpreters available.
People’s Law School
The People’s Law School exists to help you learn about your rights and responsibilities under the law. They make special efforts to serve people who may have particular legal education needs, including seniors, workers, students, immigrants, parents and poor people.