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Organization: Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic - Thunder Bay Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-344-2478
Toll-Free: 1-888-373-3309
Fax: 807-345-2842
86 Cumberland St S
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 2V3
Intersection: Cumberland St S and Wilson St
Location: North Ward, kitty corner from the Chronicle Journal Bldg
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Intake hours (year round): Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-3 pm, limited capacity, first come, first serve
Executives: Beth Ponka - Director of Administration
Sally Colquhoun - Coordinator of Legal Services
Service Description: Provides legal advice and assistance to residents within the District of Thunder Bay on poverty law issues

Located at Cumberland St S near Wilson St

  • Provides legal advice and assistance to residents within the district of Thunder Bay, particularly Aboriginal people who because of poverty, geographic isolation or language differences, do not have access to traditional existing legal services
  • Focuses on helping people get income maintenance benefits and maintain access to housing
  • Provides services without cost to people who meet eligibility criteria
  • Provides advice, assistance, and representation in courts or tribunals
  • Provides legal education workshops in appropriate areas of law

  • Note: No advice or representation is given regarding Family Law or Criminal Law; no legal advice is given through the Facebook page due to confidentiality issues (call clinic directly)

    Fees: None
    Application: Call or visit for information
    Eligibility / Target Population: Must meet financial eligibility criteria
    Languages: English * Interpretive Services
    Language Notes: Available on an as required basis
    Area Served:
    City of Thunder Bay, District of Thunder Bay, Northern  
    See Also: Community Legal Clinics

    This information was last completely updated on November 28, 2018

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