Legal Aid Ontario
Hamilton-Kitchener District Office

A publically funded agency of the Government of Ontario which provides a continuum of high quality services to low income Ontarians in the areas of criminal law, family, child protection law, refugee law and mental health law. Services include web-based materials, telephone advice service, in-court duty counsel and advice service, staff lawyer service and certificate coverage. The large majority of lawyers in Hamilton accept Legal Aid Certificates.

110 King St W Ste 780
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4S6
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Phone: 905-528-0134
Toll Free: 1-877-449-4003
TTY: 1-866-641-8867

Eligibility

Age 18 years and older; Depending upon the service, clients must meet a financial and legal eligibility test

Application

Attend the Legal Aid office in person or telephone and staff will assist in determining whether the type of problem is covered by legal aid * Applications will not be completed until all financial information is received (i.e. cheque stubs; an up-to-date bank book(s) or statements; a receipt for rent etc.

Fees

None

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English; French

Primary Contact Person

Carmelo N Runco, Director General

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of); Brant County; Norfolk County; Haldimand County

Agency Type

Provincial Government