Seeking Volunteer Board Members

The Help and Legal Centre of Northumberland is looking for a new volunteer board member. As a member of the board, you will help to govern The Help and Legal Centre of Northumberland and its two sister agencies, The Help Centre and the Northumberland Community Legal Centre. Board members play a vital role in providing the community voice for these agencies and help to set the goals and priorities for client services and programs.

 The Help and Legal Centre of Northumberland is dedicated to providing social-justice advocacy, education, and direct services that empower low-income residents, of Northumberland County to lead more self-determined and meaningful lives.

If you are interested in learning more about what we do or joining our board please visit our website at or contact


Government Benefits


Government benefits are part of Canada’s three-pillar retirement income system, and programs such as the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) and Old Age Security (OAS) are key components in the retirement planning of many Canadians. You may be wondering: What are they? Who is eligible? How much will I get? How do I apply? The chart below summarizes the facts about these programs.

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