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Description & Services
Public Comments Provides legal assistance at the courthouse in Fort Frances once per week
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  
  • Immigration and refugee 
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 Kenora: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Fort Frances: Mon 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River 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 ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - Geared to income and and may in some cases be free
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-6722
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-0650 Ext 33
TTY Phone 1-866-641-8867
Fax 807-468-4096
Primary Contact Karen Lewis, Manager of District Operations; Phone: 807-468-6722 ext 33
Alternate Contact Andreas Asmus, Northwest District Director General; Phone: 1-800-465-7552; Email:
Located In Community Kenora
Address 308 Second St S, Suite 6
Kenora, ON P9N 1G4
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Intersection Second St S and Chipman St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) ; Fees - Service