Legal Resources Information

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Several groups in this province provide free and low-cost legal services and information under certain circumstances. Although this office does not endorse or confirm the accuracy or completeness of information or advice provided by any of the following resources, BCFSA Staff understand they are currently available to British Columbians.

  • BC211

    211 is a free and confidential service that provides information and referral to a broad range of community, government, and social services, including Legal and Advocacy.

    Tel: Dial or Text 2-1-1 available 24/7

    https://bc.211.ca/

  • Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia

    An organization that offers British Columbians a full spectrum of free legal services — from information to advice to representation.

    300 – 845 Cambie Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6B 4Z9

    (604) 878-7400 or 1 (877) 762-6664 (toll-free)
    Fax: (604) 893-8934
    [email protected]

    http://www.accessprobono.ca/

  • Lawyer Referral Service

    Our Lawyer Referral Service helps British Columbians find a suitable lawyer to resolve their legal problem.

    300 – 845 Cambie Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6B 4Z9

    (604) 687-3221 or 1 (800) 663-1919

    http://www.accessprobono.ca/lawyer-referral-service

  • Legal Aid BC is a non-profit organization committed to helping British Columbians resolve their legal issues. They provide free public legal information, advice, and representation to people with low incomes.

    400 – 510 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6C 3A8

    (604) 408-2172 or 1 (866) 577-2525

    https://lss.bc.ca/
    https://aboriginal.legalaid.bc.ca/

  • MyLawBC

    MyLawBC is a website that provides free tools to identify, manage, and resolve legal issues in BC.

    400 – 510 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6C 3A8

    (604) 408-2172 or 1 (866) 577-2525

    https://mylawbc.com/

  • Seniors First BC
    The Elder Law Clinic

    The Elder Law Clinic offers pro bono legal services to eligible older adults residing in British Columbia on a wide range of legal matters.

    502 – 1281 W Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6E 3J7

    (604) 437-1940 or 1 (866) 437-1940
    [email protected]

    http://seniorsfirstbc.ca/programs/legal-programs

  • The Law Centre

    The Law Centre, a service of the University of Victoria Faculty of Law, provides advice, assistance and representation to clients who cannot afford a lawyer.

    225 – 850 Burdett Ave
    Victoria, BC
    V8W 0C7

    (250) 385-1221
    [email protected]

    https://thelawcentre.ca/

  • The Program provides free legal advice and representation to clients in the Lower Mainland who would otherwise be unable to afford legal assistance.

    Room 129 – 1822 East Mall
    Vancouver, BC
    V6T 1Z1

    (604) 822-5791

    https://www.lslap.bc.ca/

  • The Clinic provides free legal services to the Indigenous community.

    148 Alexander Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6A 1B5

    (604) 822-1311
    [email protected]

    https://allard.ubc.ca/community-clinics/indigenous-community-legal-clinic

  • Clicklaw

    This site provides legal information, education and help for British Columbians.

    www.clicklaw.bc.ca