Legal Resources

Legal Aid BC

  • Legal information and representation for those who cannot afford a lawyer

Aboriginal Legal Aid BC

  • Specialized legal services for Aboriginal people in BC

Rise Women’s Legal Center

  • Legal services for those unable to access legal aid

Virtual Legal Clinic (Partnership with Rise Women’s Legal Centre and Community Based Victim Services) 250-832-0005

  • Access legal services through Community Based Victim service office

Dial-A-Law 1-800-565-5297  / Click Law

  • Free legal information, education and resources in BC 

Law Line 1-866-577-2525

  • Lawyers give free advice by phone. Brief calls, be prepared. Available 9:30am to 12:30 pm, weekdays.

Neighbourlink Lawyer Referral Service 250-832-3272

Lawyer Referral Service (Access Pro Bono) 1-800-663-1919

Law Student’s Advice Program, UBC

  • Free legal advice and representation for people who cannot afford to obtain a lawyer. Non-profit society run by law students at the University of British Columbia.

Poverty Law Advocacy, Shuswap Family Centre 250-832-2170
Advocacy with subjects like debt; housing, tenancy & neighbours; pensions, benefits & welfare; seniors for low income individuals who are struggling to access other legal resources.