Description & Services
Public Comments Publishes a newsletter three times per year; all annually-renewed Association members (and new members signing on for $1.00 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
 
Offers: 
  • 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 and low income individuals
Application Financial assessment required for representation for a number of services
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-2811
Fax 807-597-6697
Website www.northwestcommunitylegalclinic.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Rebekka DeCorte, Support Staff, Atikokan Office
Alternate Contact Yvonne Treffers, Community Legal Worker, Atikokan Office
Primary Executive Trudy McCormick, Executive Director, Fort Frances Office; Phone: 807-274-5327; Fax: 807-274-3141
Site Location Beside the Native Friendship Centre
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 305 Main St W
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
 
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Intersection Main St and Marks St
Mailing Address PO Box 1676 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)