Northwest Community Legal Clinic

Site: Fort Frances Site

Service: Community Legal Clinic

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Description & Services
Public Comments Publishes a newsletter three times per year; all annually-renewed Association members (and new members signing on for $1 annual fee) will receive the newsletter as specified through mail or email
Description (Service) Provides legal assistance to individuals who do not have the means to assert or defend their legal rights
  • Client representation in clinic areas of practice 
  • Free summary legal advice 
  • Information and referral 
  • Law reform advocacy 
  • Public education 
  • Specialized legal services
In following areas: 
  • Birth certificates 
  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability or Pension benefits 
  • Canada Child Benefits (CCB) 
  • Consumer and Credit/Debt issues 
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) 
  • Disability Tax benefits 
  • Employment Insurance (EI) 
  • Employment Standards (ESA) 
  • Human Rights 
  • Native Status applications 
  • Old Age Security (OAS) 
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Residential Tenancies (tenants only)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Individuals experiencing financial hardship; includes social assistance recipients, pensioners, unemployed or low income individuals
Application Financial assessment required for representation for a number of services
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-5327
Toll Free Phone 1-800-799-2485
Fax 807-274-3141
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Tara Grant, Support Staff
Alternate Contact Trudy McCormick, Executive Director
Site Location Beside the TD Canada Trust Bank
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 206 Scott St
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1G7
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Intersection Scott St and Mowat Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)