A non-profit bilingual community legal clinic serving low income residents of Hamilton.
Offers legal advocacy support, information and referrals to women who have experienced violence or abuse. Provides support with navigating legal systems when leaving an abusive relationship, including family, criminal, immigration, and child welf
Provides free legal services to people living with mental health and substance use concerns which cause barriers to accessing traditional legal services. These free legal clinics are offered throughout the Hamilton community.
The Criminal Law Advice Duty Counsel is a service run out of the John Sopinka Courthouse. The program gives advice and assistance on criminal law matters for people who are not in court the day they attend the centre.
The Family Advice Duty Counsel is a service run out of the Family Law Information Centre. The program gives advice and assistance on family law matters for people who are not in court the day they attend the centre .
Provides help to have a document commissioned, or if a notary is needed to witness a document or make certified true copies of documents.
Provides support for women and their children who are experiencing domestic violence and abuse. Free emergency transportation is offered by taxi to Interval House.
Provides a place of sanctuary, safety and support for women (and their children) with a variety of programs.
Family Court Support Worker Program
Provides temporary emergency accommodation for families experiencing homelessness in the form of private, accessible self-contained units.
CCAS provides adoption and fostering education programs, home studies, adoption placement of children, post-placement counselling and support, and fulfillment of legal requirements to finalize placement of children for adoption.