Legal Service Providers – Newfoundland And Labrador

Canadian Human Rights Commission
The CHRC administers the Canadian Human Rights Act. If you believe you’ve been discriminated against under one of the protected grounds, you can file a complaint with the CHRC, who will investigate it.
Toll free phone: 1-888-214-1090

Newfoundland & Labrador Legal Aid Commission
The NLAC provides, in many cases, free legal aid to those who qualify.
Telephone: (709) 753-7860
Toll free: 1-800-563-9911

Public Legal Information Association of NL (PLIAN)
PLIAN is an independent non-profit organization with a mandate to increase access to justice in NL through providing legal information and education services to the general public. PLIAN operates a Legal Information Line that provides general legal information to the public, as well as a Lawyer Referral Service. Lawyers who register with this service agree to provide a 30-minute consultation at a flat rate of $40 (tax included). The Legal Information Line and Lawyer Referral Service operates Monday to Friday, 9 AM – 12 PM. PLIAN additionally provides publications on a variety of legal issues, free of charge, and frequently delivers presentations and workshops to the public on many different legal topics.
Legal Information and Lawyer Referral Service:
709-722-2643 or
1-888-660-7788 (operates Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 pm).

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