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Services

We provide free bilingual legal services for low-income residents of Elliot Lake and the North Shore of Lake Huron

We can help you with problems in:

  • Ontario Works (OW) - applying for OW, or problems once you are getting it
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) - applying for ODSP, or problems once you are getting it
  • Old Age Security (OAS) - applying for it, or problems once you are getting it
  • Tenants’ rights - like evictions; we don’t act for landlords
  • Wills and Powers of Attorney (POA) - we help with preparation if you qualify
  • Seniors’ issues - like form completion, complaints, advocacy Clinic Assistance to Promote and Protect Program (complaints about businesses operating in our area)

If we can’t help you, we will try to refer you to someone who can.

Please contact the Legal Clinic for information on:

  • Family law
  • Employment law
  • Human rights
  • WSIB (The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board)
  • Debt and consumer rights
  • Indigenous issues
  • Seniors’ issues

Click on the links above for information on getting help from Legal Aid Ontario.