Legal Assistance of Windsor

Site: Windsor - Park St W

Service: Community Legal Clinic

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-256-7831
TTY Phone 519-256-5287
Fax 519-256-1387
Website www.legalassistanceofwindsor.com/
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Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Community legal clinic  
* offers free legal advice  
* social work services 
* staffed by lawyers, law students, social workers and social work students  
* specializes in areas of law that are particularly important to low income clients including entitlements to public and government benefits, tenant protection, criminal injuries compensation, immigration/refugee, advocacy, counseling and crisis intervention  
* information and referral, law reform, public legal education, research and community development * legal resource guide available to public 
 
Legal Health Check Up 
* an online check-up to help people who are living in poverty identify legal problems and get help  
* Many people do not think of their everyday problems as being "legal problems" and do not know that they can get help.  
* People living in poverty are more likely to report multiple problems such as bad health, unemployment, low income, poor housing and family breakdown. 
* Community Legal Services has created this check-up to help people who are living in poverty so they can identify legal problems and get help. 
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Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility * Must meet criteria of Legal Aid Services Amendment Act 
* individuals and organizations who do not qualify for a Legal Aid Certificate but whose problem falls within financial and case-type criteria
Application Appointment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - other languages upon request
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1974
Primary Executive Marion Overholt, Executive Director; Phone: ext 4210; Email: overholm@lao.on.ca
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
443 Ouellette Ave, 2nd Flr
Windsor, ON N9A 4J2
 
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Park St W
Mailing Address c/o Legal Assistance of Windsor
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Washroom and Automatic Entrance and Elevator

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