Academic Practice Program
Applications for the 2019-2020 Academic Practice Program at Legal Assistance of Windsor are now open. Students can apply using the online application form here: https://uwindsor.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_erPxpDxuHOCH68R Applications are due Monday, May 13, 2019. Students will be contacted for an interview (interview dates to be determined). Please contact the Clinic Professor, Jillian Rogin, with any questions or concerns… Continue reading
Legal Aid Cuts
The provincial government announced a thirty percent cut to legal aid funding in Ontario. This will impact people who depend on legal aid services in Windsor, including clients of Legal Assistance of Windsor. Listen to Marion Overholt, the executive director of Community Legal Aid and Legal Assistance of Windsor on CBC Windsor here.
ANNOUNCING OUR NEW SATELLITE LOCATION DROUILLARD PLACE 1102 Drouillard Road, Windsor, Ontario WE WILL BE OFFERING APPOINTMENTS EVERY TUESDAY AT OUR SATELLITE LOCATION We provide Legal Services in: Public Benefits Law Ontario Disability Support Program Denials and Medical Reviews Ontario Works matters Overpayments and Reconsiderations Employment Insurance Housing Law: Summary advice and representation on a… Continue reading
Shelley Gilbert, coordinator of social work services with Legal Assistance of Windsor, discussed with CBC the government of Ontario grants to police services to help prevent unlawful activity and support victims of human trafficking. You can read the article here. Legal Assistance of Windsor works with people who have been exploited through human trafficking. For more information… Continue reading
Legal Health Check-Up
Many people do not think of their everyday problems as being “legal problems” and do not know that they can get help. People living in poverty are more likely to report multiple problems such as bad health, unemployment, low income, poor housing and family breakdown. If you do not have enough money to live on,… Continue reading