Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Site: Thunder Bay - Cumberland St S

Service: Legal Services

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides law-related services including legal, paralegal, public legal education and law reform services to Band Members of Nishnawbe Aski Nation First Nations
Agency Services
Description (Service) Programs and services include: 
  • Legal Aid, Advice Lawyer and Short Summary Legal Advice services 
  • Public Legal Education 
  • Diversion process for criminal court matters via Restorative Justice, Youth Justice and Youth Intervention programs 
  • Aboriginal alternative dispute resolution process for child welfare matters via Talking Together program 
  • Victim Witness Liaison services and help with criminal injuries compensation applications 
  • Gladue Reports for those who meet the criteria 
  • Community Learning HUB using touch screen technology to deliver life skills training to youth and adults
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Thunder Bay District
Boundaries First Nations communities within the Nishnawbe Aski Nation territory
Eligibility Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities of Treaty #9 and Ontario portion of Treaty #5
Application Contact office to apply for services
Languages English ; Cree ; Ojibway ; Oji-Cree
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-1413
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-5581
Fax 807-622-3024
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Derek Stephen, Executive Director; Phone: 807-622-1413 ext 7075; Email:
Alternate Executive Mary Bird, Legal Aid Area Director; Phone: 807-622-1413 ext 7072; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 86 Cumberland St S
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2V3
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Intersection Cumberland St S and Wilson St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1990
Funding Provincial ; Federal