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Organization: Legal Aid Ontario - Northwestern Ontario - Thunder Bay District Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-345-1972
Toll-Free: 1-866-297-5559
Application Line: 1-800-668-8258
Francophone Legal Advice Line: 1-877-687-2847
TTY: TTY: 1-866-641-8867
Fax: 807-345-7046
114 Centennial Square
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 1H3
Intersection: Centennial Sq and Victoria Ave E
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Description: Located in Centennial Square

Provides legal assistance for low-income people
Services include:
  • Legal representation for eligible clients who appear in court without a lawyer
  • Legal aid applications and information over the phone
  • Legal resources and referrals to other social assistance agencies
  • A certificate program for complex and serious cases
Areas of law served include:
  • Criminal
  • Domestic violence
  • Family
  • Immigration and refugee
Does NOT cover applications for:
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Change of name
  • Personal bankruptcy
  • Power of attorney
  • Money lent to others or money owed to others
  • Sponsorship of relatives
  • Commercial litigation
  • Real estate matters and libel
  • Defamation and slander

Services and Programs:

Fees: Service - Geared to income and and may in some cases be free
Application: Must call 1-800-668-8258 to apply
Eligibility / Target Population:
  • Legal issue must be one that Legal Aid Ontario covers
  • Individual must have low income
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
City of Thunder Bay, District of Thunder Bay, Northern  
See Also: Legal Aid

This information was last completely updated on August 22, 2018

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