The Red Book of Hamilton

Legal Aid Ontario

Hamilton-Kitchener District Office

Carmelo N Runco, Director General
Areas Served Hamilton (City of); Brant County; Norfolk County; Haldimand County
HoursMon-Thu 8:30 am-3 pm
LanguageEnglish; French
AccessibilityFully Accessible
FeesNone
Agency Type Provincial Government
 
905-528-0134
Toll Free:
1-877-449-4003
TTY:
1-866-641-8867
loading map...
Address
110 King St W Ste 780
Hamilton ON L8P 4S6
On bus routes
(1) KING
(2) BARTON
(3) CANNON
(5) DELAWARE - STONEY CREEK
(10) B-LINE
(25) UPPER WENTWORTH
(26) UPPER WELLINGTON
(34) UPPER PARADISE
(35) COLLEGE
(51) UNIVERSITY

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.

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.