Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Northern Region

Site: Thunder Bay District - No Physical Address

Service: Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors Pilot Program

Description & Services
Public Comments If eligible, individuals will receive the lawyer referral list and instructions within three business days by email, or up to 10 business days by regular mail. The lawyer referral list provides biography and contact details for each lawyer. Individuals can choose which lawyer they want to contact. 
 
If an individual is not eligible, they will also receive a notification by email within three business days or by regular mail within 10 business days.
Description (Service)
  • Provides survivors of sexual assault up to four hours of free, confidential legal advice from a lawyer 
  • Provides assistance by phone or in person 
  • Helps individuals make informed decisions about what to do next 
  • Offers assistance at any time after the sexual assault has occurred
 
Note: The program does not provide legal representation
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
  • Male and female survivors of sexual assault 
  • The sexual assault must have happened in Ontario 
  • Individuals must reside in the Thunder Bay District
Application
  • Complete the voucher request form, available on the website 
  • Send the completed voucher by email to ILAvoucher@ontario.ca, OR 
  • Print and mail the completed voucher to:
 
Independent Legal Advice 
PO Box 809 
Toronto Adelaide Retail 
Toronto, ON 
M5C 2K1
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-855-226-3904
E-Mail ILAapplication@ontario.ca
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/ila.php
Located In Community Thunder Bay District
Address Thunder Bay District, ON
 
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 2016
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General