Northumberland Community Legal Centre
|Record #: SHA0882||Last Modified: 14 Sep 2020||Last Full Update: 26 Feb 2020|
|Description (Service)||COVID19 Closed to walk-in and face to face interactions with the public and clients. * Satellite visits are suspended. * Available to clients and the public via telephone to provide legal advice and legal education.
Provides summary advice and legal representation, referrals, community development, public legal education, and law reform initiatives in poverty law. Areas in which summary advice and legal representation are made include employment insurance, social assistance (Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program), Canada Pension Plan, tenant's rights, Workplace Safety and Insurance, Employment Standards, Ontario Human Rights and Criminal Injuries Compensation. Also assist with seniors issues and some tax issues.
Visit the following satellite clinics:
Brighton - 170 Main Street, Brighton (Brighton Family Health Team)
Campbellford - Campbellford Free Methodist Church (basement), 73 Ranney St N
Hastings - Hastings Civic Centre, 6 Albert St E
Bewdley - Community Works, 7060 Lake St
Port Hope - Port Hope CHC, 99 Toronto Road
Port Hope - St. John's Church, 33 Pine Street N (Green Wood dinners)
It is recommended to contact the Legal Centre at 1-800-850-7882 before visiting a satellite clinic to let them know what legal problem you are having, but is not necessary.
|Hours||Mon-Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm * Thu 9 am-2 pm
Satellite offices: Brighton: second and fourth Fri of the month 9 am-10 am * Campbellford: second and fourth Fri of the month 10:30 am-12 noon * Hastings: second and fourth Fri of the month 12:15 pm-1 pm (by appointment only) * Bewdley: second Thu of the month 3:30 pm-5:30 pm * Port Hope CHC: second and fourth Thu of the month 12:30 pm-2:30 pm * Port Hope St John's Church: second Wed of the month 5 pm-6 pm
|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.
|Application||Call for information|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation|
|Fees||Service - 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|
|Site Location||The Fleming Building|
|Located In Community||Cobourg|
|Address & Map||
1005 Elgin St W, Suite 301
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J4
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|Intersection||Burnham St and Elgin St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-850-7882|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/The-Help-Centre-of-Northumberland/550235321663389
|Primary Contact||Lois Cromarty, Executive Director|