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AIDS Vancouver Case Management

You can drop in to our Office at 803 East Hasting Street between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Call 604-893-2201 for more information.

  • Schedule: Drop-in
  • Phone: (604) 893-2201
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 803 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Justice Access Centre

  • Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 - 5pm. Wednesday: 8:00 - 7pm
  • Phone: No
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 800 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6Z

First United

Capacity is limited, so please arrive at the start of the intake period. Please bring along any paperwork you have related to your issue.

  • Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00-11:00 AM. Tuesday, Thursday: 12:30-2:30 PM
  • Phone: (604) 681-8365
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 320 Hastings Street East

Downtown Eastside Women's Centre Drop-in

Daily, the Centre offers a drop-in for women and children in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.

  • Schedule: Mon Tue Thurs & Fri from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Wed from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Sat and Sun from 12 to 5
  • Phone: 604-681-8480
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 302 Columbia Street Vancouver, BC V6A 4J1

Wilson Heights United Church Advocacy Program

  • Schedule: Tuesday-Friday 10-am-4pm
  • Phone: (604) 325-9944 Ext. 224)
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 1634 East 41st Avenue. Vancouver, BC V5P 1K5

ATIRA Women's Advocacy

The Legal Advocacy Program is for low-income women (inclusive of transwomen) in the Downtown Eastside to obtain free legal advocacy in a safe and confidential, women’s only space.

  • Schedule: By appointment only
  • Phone: (604) 428-9202
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 56 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

LSLAP Clinics

Please call for information on our availability.

  • Schedule: Varies by location, please see website
  • Phone: (604) 822-5791
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: Multiple Locations across Vancouver

TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre

Primarily online and phone based resource

  • Schedule: Provides free representation to tenants at dispute resolution hearings only in limited situations
  • Phone: 604-255-0546
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: Provides support and information online and over the phone

Battered Women Support Society

The Legal Advocacy Program at BWSS provides support, advocacy, information and accompaniment to women who have experienced violence and who are involved in the legal system. For more information or to make an appointment, call or email [email protected]

  • Schedule:
  • Phone: 604-687-1867
  • WEBSITE
  • Address:

YWCA Legal Educator

The YWCA legal educator provides one-to-one legal support and group workshops on a range of legal matters for women in need, including family law, poverty law, custody agreements, peace bonds and affidavits. *Please note: The legal educator is not a lawyer and does not offer legal advice, but offers education, resources, referrals and support around legal issues.

  • Schedule: Unknown
  • Phone: 604 734 5517 ext 2
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 535 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2E8

Disability Alliance B.C

We host legal clinics for people with disabilities who need legal advice on civil law issues. This is made possible through our community partner, Access Pro Bono Society. To find out more or schedule an appointment, contact Janis at 604-872-1278.

  • Schedule: By Appointment
  • Phone: Phone: 604-872-1278 in the Lower Mainland. Toll Free: 1-800-663-1278
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: Unknown

Jewish Family Services

If you are paying more than 30% of your monthly income on rent and your household income is below $35,000, you should make an appointment to see JFSA’s Housing Coordinator.

  • Schedule: By Appointment
  • Phone: 604-637-3317
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: Unknown

St. Pauls Anglican Church

Open to all, appointments preferred

  • Schedule: Monday and Wednesday: 9:30am - 4:00pm. Thursday: 10:00am - 2:30pm
  • Phone: (604) 683-4287
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 1130 Jervis St. Vancouver, BC V6E 2C7

Kettle Society

No appointment is needed as our service is available on a drop-in basis. Our office is on the second floor of 1725 Venables Street and is wheelchair accessible.

  • Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9:30 - 4:00
  • Phone: (604) 253-0669
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 1725 Venables Street Vancouver, BC V5L 2H3

MOSAIC Legal Advocacy Program

MOSAIC’s Legal Advocacy Program provides information, summary advice, referrals and legal representation to low-income immigrants and refugees. We help newcomers navigate the Canadian legal system, ensuring that they are informed of their legal rights and responsibilities. All advocacy services are provided free of charge to eligible individuals.

  • Schedule: By Appointment
  • Phone: 604-254-9626
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 2nd Floor – 1720 Grant Street, Vancouver

Multicultural Helping Housing

MOSAIC’s Legal Advocacy Program provides information, summary advice, referrals and legal representation to low-income immigrants and refugees. We help newcomers navigate the Canadian legal system, ensuring that they are informed of their legal rights and responsibilities. All advocacy services are provided free of charge to eligible individuals.

  • Schedule: Open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, lunch break from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Phone: 604.879.3277
  • WEBSITE
  • Address: 4802 Fraser Street Vancouver BC V5V 4H4

Disclaimer

Use at your own risk. This app is not legal advice. This program is designed to provide you with information and resources to navigate the residential tenancy system. It will not give advice on your case, nor give you any assessment of your likelihood of success in a dispute resolution or negation. If you need advice on your circumstances, consult with an advocate.