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.

Covid-19 Temporary changes to Clinic Services

The Niagara Community Legal clinic is continuing to serve our clients during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Our physical office locations in Welland and St. Catharines will continue to be closed until further notice. We are continuing to serve our clients by telephone, video conferencing, email, etc. If you require help please call us at 905-682-6635 and we will call you back within the same business day. Our hours: 8:30 to 4:00pm Monday to Friday. We are closed on Saturday, Sunday and all Statutory holidays.

For any Family or Criminal legal advice please contact Legal Aid Ontario directly at 1-800-668-8258.

We will post a notice once we have been cleared to reopen by the Ontario Government, Legal Aid Ontario and the Health Services.

News & events

Queer Justice Project Niagara

Niagara Community Legal Clinic is privileged to serve Niagara’s diverse Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ communities, vis problems ranging from human rights violations in employment and housing to the rights of trans and queer sex workers. We offer affidavit help for gender I.D. change, to all members of the trans community who need assistance in this area. 

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Covid-19 Temporary changes to Clinic Services

The Niagara Community Legal clinic is continuing to serve our clients during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

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