Grande Prairie Legal Guidance (GPLG) is a non-profit joint initiative between Pro Bono Law Alberta (PBLA), The Community Village and Grande Prairie lawyers. Volunteer lawyers from the Grande Prairie community donate their professional time to meet with clients and provide legal guidance and information.
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This Guide provides a list of Indigenous organizations and services in Alberta. Also included are national and umbrella organizations with offices located elsewhere.The Guide is compiled and produced by the Ministry of Indigenous Relations in order to provide contact information for these Indigenous organizations and services .
This clinic offers low income seniors a free 20 minute appointment with a lawyer who specializes in elder law issues. The clinic is held every Wednesday out of the Kerby Centre at 1133 – 7th Ave SW from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Phone 403.265.0661 to book an appointment.
The Lawyer Referral Service is a program operated by the Law Society to assist people in finding a lawyer who will provide them with the legal services they require. It is an information service and is not connected with Legal Aid - nor does it provide any form of financially subsidized legal service.
Legal Aid Alberta provides quality, effective legal advice and representation that enables eligible Albertans to resolve their legal issues; Eligibility guidelines are on its web site. It is an independent, publicly funded, not-for-profit organization that provides a broad range of services in the following areas:
Established in 1947, the Lethbridge John Howard Society focuses on programs primarily in the fields of justice, corrections and social issues. Their mandate is to respond to the problems of crime, to work with people in conflict with the law, to advocate for change in the criminal justice process when needed and to engage in public legal education. Services are provided to assist clients with a variety of needs. These include information on legal issues, assistance with pardon applications, and referrals to other community agencies and services
Lethbridge Legal Guidance is a nonprofit organization that offers free legal guidance to low income individuals who have a legal problem and do not qualify for Legal Aid.
Volunteer lawyers provide legal information and advice on a variety of legal issues which include but is not limited to:
- Family issues such as separation/divorce, adult interdependent relationship, custody and access, and child support
- Civil issues such as debt, small claims, landlord/tenant, traffic/bylaw
- Employment law and how it can pertain to social benefit issues such as Alberta Works, AISH and Canada Pension Plan benefits
- Criminal law issues and Personal Injury*
- Immigration issues such as sponsorship, work permits, Canadian citizenship and permanent residency.
The Lloydminster Legal Clinic is run out of the Red Deer Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic offices They service all of Central Alberta as well as Medicine Hat, Fort McMurray and Lloydminster with the assistance of our partner agencies. For more information and to see if you qualify for an appointment with a lawyer please call 587-789-0727
The Community Legal Clinic – Medicine Hat provides free legal information and advice to low to moderate income people who have a legal issue but do not qualify for Legal Aid.
You can call them for help with any of the following legal issues:
- Family law, including separation and divorce, child custody, child support, and more
- Employment issues
- Debt and foreclosure
- Immigration issues
- Landlord and tenant disputes
- Civil matters
*Please note, they do not provide representation in court. Please refer to our many Programs and Services or contact our office at 403-712-1021 for more information.
PBSC at the University of Alberta matches law students with eligible non-profit organisations to provide pro bono legal services under the supervision of a lawyer. PBSC does not provide legal assistance to individual cases. It functions as a project of Student Legal Services of Edmonton.