Northumberland Community Legal Centre

Site: Cobourg

Record #: SHA0882
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2023
Last Full Update: 21 Aug 2023


Description (Service) Provides free summary legal advice and legal representation, referrals, community development, public legal education, and law reform initiatives in poverty law.
  • Areas of practice include tenant's rights, employment insurance, social assistance (Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program), Canada Pension Plan, Workplace Safety and Insurance, employment law (eg. wrongful dismissal), Employment Standards, Ontario Human Rights, seniors issues (including Old Age Security), powers of attorney and some consumer law issues.
  • Also assists with wills, some Indigenous issues.
Satellite clinics: Contact the Legal Centre at 1-800-850-7882 to arrange an appointment at a satellite clinic in Campbellford, Brighton, Port Hope, Alderville, Bewdley, Colborne.

Service Details

Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Thu 9 am-2 pm
Satellite offices: call the Legal Centre at 800-850-7882 for information on satellite locations and hours of operation
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Summary Advice: any resident of Northumberland County but only in areas of practice and only where no conflict of interest. Can not give advice to landlords, or to any party where there is a conflict of interest.
Legal Representation: low income residents in Northumberland County in areas of practice; must meet financial eligibility guidelines set by Legal Aid Ontario.
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation
Fees Service - Clients may be responsible for out of pocket expenses such as court fees and medical reports. ; None - Summary advice; Legal representation (no lawyer's fees), must qualify financially

Address and Location

Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
1005 Elgin St W
Suite 301
Cobourg, ON
Canada K9A 5J4
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-373-4464
Toll Free Phone 1-800-850-7882
Fax 905-373-4467
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Primary Contact Lois Cromarty, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Sarah Cooling, Staff Lawyer; Email:
Mailing Address 1005 Elgin St W 
Suite 301 
Cobourg, ON 
Canada K9A 5J4

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