Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic

Site: Chatham - Harvey St

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Record #: CHK0327 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 05 Sep 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-351-6771
Fax519-351-8091
Websitewww.cklc.ca
Primary ContactGabby Bazin, Office Manager
Description and Service Details
Service/Program DescriptionProvides referrals, legal advice, legal representation, Tennant Duty Counsel services, and public legal education and community outreach * Areas of Law include Tennant Rights, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan and CPP Disability, Disability Issues, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Wills & Powers of Attorney * Does not cover criminal, family, or property law Legal Advice is given by phone, appointment or on a walk-in basis; Legal Representation is offered to low-income residents of Chatham-Kent through eligibility requirements established ahead of time; Public Legal Education and Community Outreach is offered as well Part-time Satelite Offices include: Moravian of the Thames Band, Delaware Nation, Band Office RR 3 Thamesville last Fri/mth 2-4pm; Tilbury office located at the Tilbury Information and Help Centre located at 20 Queen St N in Tilbury last Fri/mth 9:30-11:30am 
 
Lawyer Referral Service providing 1/2 hour free advice 1-800-268-8326.
HoursClinic Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-noon; 1-4:30 pm * Legal Advice Hours Mon & Thu 9:30-11:30 am; 1-4 pm; Tue & Wed 9:30-11:30 am
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilityChatham-Kent residents who meet financial eligibility guidelines
ApplicationCall for information; Needs assessment required; Referrals from social service agencies
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone ; No fees; must meet financial eligibility guidelines to qualify for services Guidelines take into account family income and assets Reimbursements for expenses incurred on behalf of clients in certain circumstances
Agency Information
Established1981-02
Primary ExecutiveWalter Van de Kleut, Executive Director
FundingProvincial - Legal Aid Ontario ; Legal Aid Ontario
ElectionsOct
Site Information
Site LocationChatham; Wallaceburg - Outreach Centre; Tilbury - TIHC; Moraviantown by appointment arranged through office
Located In CommunityChatham
Address & Map
6 Harvey St
Chatham, ON N7M 1L6
 
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IntersectionHarvey St and Wellington St
Mailing AddressPO Box 97 
Chatham, ON N7M 5K1
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Topics
Service CategoriesCertificates/Forms Assistance ; Community Legal Clinics ; General Legal Aid ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ; Legal Counselling ; Legal Information Lines ; Legal Representation ~ Low Income