Northumberland Community Legal Centre

Site: Cobourg

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-373-4464
Toll Free Phone 1-800-850-7882
Fax 905-373-4467
Website www.thehelpandlegalcentre.ca
Site Location The Fleming Building
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
1005 Elgin St W, Ste 301
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J4
 
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Intersection Burnham and Elgin Streets
Contact Information
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/The-Help-Centre-of-Northumberland/550235321663389
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/NCLC_Legal
Primary Contact Lois Cromarty, Executive Director
Description & Services
Description (Service) 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. We also assist with seniors issues and some tax issues. 
 
Visit the following satellite clinics: 
Brighton - 1 Young Street, (Community Living Office) 
Campbellford - Campbellford Free Methodist Church (basement), 73 Ranney St N 
Hastings - Hastings Civic Centre, 6 Albert St E 
Bewdley - Community Works, 7060 Lake St 
Colborne - Colbourne United Church (corner of Percy and Church 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-12:00 noon * Hastings: second and fourth Fri of the month 12:15 pm-1 pm * Bewdley: second Thu of the month 3:30 pm-5:30 pm * Colborne: fourth Tue of the month 9 am-10 am: Port Hope CHC: Thu 1 pm-5 pm * Port Hope St John's Church: second Wed of the month 4:30 pm-5:30 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
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories General Legal Aid
Resources Pamphlets