Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides legal assistance for low-income people
Services include: 
  • Legal representation for eligible clients who appear in court without a lawyer 
  • Legal aid applications and information over the phone 
  • Legal resources and referrals to other social assistance agencies 
  • A certificate program for complex and serious cases
Areas of law served include: 
  • Criminal 
  • Domestic violence  
  • Family
Does NOT cover applications for: 
  • Wrongful dismissal 
  • Change of name 
  • Personal bankruptcy 
  • Power of attorney 
  • Money lent to others or money owed to others 
  • Sponsorship of relatives 
  • Commercial litigation 
  • Real estate matters and libel 
  • Defamation and slander
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
  • Legal issue must be one that Legal Aid Ontario covers 
  • Individual must have low income
Application Must call 1-800-668-8258 to apply
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Geared to income and and may in some cases be free
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-1972
Toll Free Phone 1-866-297-5559 
Application Line: 1-800-668-8258 
Francophone Legal Advice Line: 1-877-687-2847
TTY Phone TTY: 1-866-641-8867
Fax 807-345-7046
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 114 Centennial Square
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1H3
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Intersection Centennial Sq and Victoria Ave E
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General ; Fees - Service