About Us

We are a legal clinic that provides free and confidential legal advice and help to the residents of Northumberland County.


What we can help you with

  • Tenants' Rights
    • For tenants only
  • Ontario Disability Support Program
  • Ontario Works
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • Canada Pension Plan
  • Employment Insurance
  • Employment Standards
  • Ontario Human Rights Code
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation

Contact us about new services in employment law, wrongful dismissal, tax appeals, wills and powers of attorney, forms completion, seniors' law, consumer and mental health.

We do not help with Real Estate, Family, Criminal, Highway Traffic or Small Claims Court.

Who Funds Us?

The Legal Centre is funded by Legal Aid Ontario. There is no charge for our legal services. Clients may be asked to pay back any out-of-pocket expenses incurred in their file. Representation depends on merit and financial eligibility. Self-help guidance and referrals to other sources of assistance will be provided.

Northumberland County Legal Centre is part of the Help Centre of Northumberland. The Help Centre of Northumberland is a registered charity (Reg. No. 88894 3198 RR0001).

We gratefully accept donations to further our work.

Our services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL