Services - What We Do
We provide FREE legal services and assistance to low income individuals who live within our catchment area and qualify for our services. To receive any services from us, you MUST first qualify for our services (for details see Eligibility for Services). We also provide some services to agencies in our community.
We are also involved in public legal education, law reform, community development and other activities.
Under the Legal Aid Services Act and our funding agreements with Legal Aid Ontario, NLS is mandated to provide a number of services to our clients and our community. These services include:
Click on one of the above links to find out more about our services.
Please note that we do not practice in all areas of law. Please click here to find out more about our practice areas. Our practice areas are partially regulated by the Legal Aid Services Act and by Legal Aid Ontario, and are defined by policies and practices put in place by our Board of Directors.
Please see our referrals page for help in an area of law we do not practice.