Niagara Community Legal Clinic – Clinique juridique communautaire de Niagara

Welcome to the website of Niagara Community Legal Clinic

We provide free legal services to low-income residents of the Niagara region including the communities of Welland, St. Catharines, Beamsville, Grimsby, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the Lake, Port Colborne, Thorold, Fort Erie, and Crystal Beach.

News & events

NEW OPENING HOURS FOR CLINIC SERVICES – effective September 6, 2022

Our physical office locations in Welland and St. Catharines are now reopening to serve our clients in person and via phone: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   Offices are closed on Friday. We will continue to monitor voice mails left on our General voice mail box on Friday between 8:30 and noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Read More

Grieving the death of one of our community’s migrant farm workers

Niagara Community Legal Clinic is grieving the death in St. Catharines this week of one of our community’s migrant farm workers, who was killed in a collision with a car that also injured two other local migrant workers. We are continuing our efforts to provide our local migrant workers with access to justice,

Read More

Statement on the Horror in Buffalo

On May 14, 2022, a white supremacist, patriarchal act of domestic terrorism took place in the form of a mass shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo.  Ten were killed.  Three were injured.  Eleven of these people were Black. The alleged killer is also allegedly the author of a manifesto in support of the “Great Replacement” worldview – a white supremacist,

Read More