Urgent Message to our Community
The recent Ontario budget has cut funding to Legal Aid Ontario by $133 million, which is 30% of LAO’s budget, retroactive to April 1, 2019. The 30% LAO budget cut has already had a direct negative impact on LAW and CLA and the services we provide. LAW and CLA are committed to enhancing access to… 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