Legal Aid Intake Services


The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides intake at more than 50 legal aid office and courthouse locations across BC. To qualify for a legal aid lawyer, your legal problem must be covered by our legal aid rules and you must meet our financial guidelines. When applying, intake staff will ask you for complete and true information about your legal problem, income, savings, and assets. Proof of the financial information provided is required.


topic
Abuse & family violence; Children & teens; Crimes & offences; Family law; Immigrants & refugees; Legal help & lawyers
type of service
Legal advice, representation or advocacy; Information or self-help

locations

Abbotsford Courthouse Abbotsford Courthouse

address:
32203 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC V2T 1W6 32203 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC V2T1W6
phone:
604-852-2141
language support:
English
hours:
Monday and Thursday — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Abbotsford Office Abbotsford Office

address:
2459 Pauline Street, Abbotsford, BC V2S 3S1 2459 Pauline Street, Abbotsford, BC V2S3S1
phone:
604-852-2141
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Friday — 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Burns Lake Office Burns Lake Office

address:
343 Yellowhead Highway 16, Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0 343 Yellowhead Highway 16, Burns Lake, BC V0J1E0
phone:
250-692-3339
language support:
English
hours:
Mon to Fri: 8:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4:30pm

 

Campbell River Courthouse Campbell River Courthouse

address:
500 – 13th Avenue, Campbell River, BC V9W 6P1 500 – 13th Avenue, Campbell River, BC V9W6P1
phone:
250-287-9521
language support:
English
hours:
Monday mornings

 

Campbell River Office Campbell River Office

address:
#101 - 300 St. Ann's Road, Campbell River, BC V9W 4C6 #101 - 300 St. Ann's Road, Campbell River, BC V9W4C6
phone:
250-287-9521
language support:
English
hours:
Wednesday and Friday — 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m./1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Chilliwack Office Chilliwack Office

address:
45938 Wellington Avenue, Chilliwack, BC V2P 2C7 45938 Wellington Avenue, Chilliwack, BC V2P2C7
phone:
604-793-7243
language support:
English
hours:
Tuesday - Thursday — 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Chimo Community Services Chimo Community Services

address:
7000 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5 7000 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, BC V6Y3Z5
phone:
604-279-7077
language support:
English
hours:
First and third Wed. of the month: 1pm to 3pm

 

Courtenay Courthouse Courtenay Courthouse

address:
420 Cumberland Road, Courtenay, BC V9N 2C4 420 Cumberland Road, Courtenay, BC V9N2C4
phone:
250-897-1400 (McPhee Ave Office)
language support:
English
hours:
Call for hours.

 

Courtenay Office Courtenay Office

address:
1625 B McPhee Avenue, Courtenay, BC V9N 3A6 1625 B McPhee Avenue, Courtenay, BC V9N3A6
phone:
250-897-1400
language support:
English
hours:
Tuesday — 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m./1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Thursday — 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Cranbrook Office (Community Connections Society of Southeast BC) Cranbrook Office (Community Connections Society of Southeast BC)

address:
209 - 16 Ave. North, Cranbrook, BC V1C 5S8 209 - 16 Ave. North, Cranbrook, BC V1C5S8
phone:
250-368-9171
1-866-368-9171
language support:
English
hours:
Monday — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
service restriction:
Note: Closed Fridays mid-June to mid-September

 

Dawson Creek Office Dawson Creek Office

address:
201 - 10300 - 10th Street, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 3T6 201 - 10300 - 10th Street, Dawson Creek, BC V1G3T6
phone:
250-782-7366
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m./1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Wednesday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Duncan Office Duncan Office

address:
238 Government St, Duncan, BC V9L 1A5 238 Government St, Duncan, BC V9L1A5
phone:
250-753-4396
language support:
English
hours:
Tue, Wed, Thu — 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m./1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Fort St. James Office Fort St. James Office

address:
2537 Stones Bay Road, Fort St. James, BC V0J 1P0 2537 Stones Bay Road, Fort St. James, BC V0J1P0
phone:
1-866-614-6999 (toll free)
language support:
English
hours:
Tuesday — 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Fort St. John Office Fort St. John Office

address:
9830 - 110th Avenue, Fort St. John, BC V1J 2T1 9830 - 110th Avenue, Fort St. John, BC V1J2T1
phone:
250-785-8089
language support:
English
hours:
Monday and Wednesday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m./1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Hazelton Courthouse Hazelton Courthouse

address:
2210 West Highway 62, Hazelton, BC V0J 1Y0 2210 West Highway 62, Hazelton, BC V0J1Y0
phone:
1-877-842-5218 (toll free)
250-842-5218
language support:
English
hours:
for criminal matters, every third Friday (if judge available); for family matters, every first Wednesday of the month — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Hazelton Office Hazelton Office

address:
4305 Field Street, Hazelton, BC V0J 1Y0 4305 Field Street, Hazelton, BC V0J1Y0
phone:
1-877-842-5218 (toll free)
250-842-5218
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday — 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Kamloops Courthouse Kamloops Courthouse

address:
2nd Floor, 455 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6K4 2nd Floor, 455 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C6K4
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday — 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

Kamloops Office Kamloops Office

address:
208 – 300 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6L1 208 – 300 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C6L1
phone:
250-314-1900
language support:
English
hours:
Mon to Thu: 8:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4:30pm

 

Kelowna Courthouse Kelowna Courthouse

address:
228 - 1355 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R3 228 - 1355 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y9R3
phone:
(250) 763-8613 (Kelowna local agent)
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Kelowna Office Kelowna Office

address:
210-347 Leon Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 8C7 210-347 Leon Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y8C7
phone:
(250) 763-8613
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a..m and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Langley Office Langley Office

address:
206 - 20641 Logan Avenue, Langley, BC V3A 7R3 206 - 20641 Logan Avenue, Langley, BC V3A7R3
phone:
(604) 532-8898
language support:
English
hours:
Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Nanaimo Courthouse Nanaimo Courthouse

address:
35 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 0B3 35 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R0B3
phone:
250-753-4396 (Nanaimo local agent office)
language support:
English
hours:
Tuesday - 9:00 am to 11:30 am (Criminal applications only)

 

Nanaimo Office Nanaimo Office

address:
201 – 321 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B6 201 – 321 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R5B6
phone:
250-753-4396
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday — 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m./1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday — 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Nelson Office (Nelson Courthouse) Nelson Office (Nelson Courthouse)

address:
320 Ward Street, Nelson, BC V1L 1S6 320 Ward Street, Nelson, BC V1L1S6
phone:
250-368-9171
1-866-368-9171
language support:
English
hours:
Friday — 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

New Westminster Courthouse New Westminster Courthouse

address:
Begbie Square, 651 Carnarvon Street, Room 222, New Westminster, BC V3M 1C9 Begbie Square, 651 Carnarvon Street, Room 222, New Westminster, BC V3M1C9
phone:
(604) 585-6595 (Surrey local agent)
language support:
English
hours:
Monday - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

North Vancouver Office North Vancouver Office

address:
200 East 23rd Street, North Vancouver, BC V7L 2L4 200 East 23rd Street, North Vancouver, BC V7L2L4
phone:
604-980-7000
language support:
English
hours:
Mon, Tue, Thu, and Fri: 9am to 2:30pm Wed: 9am to 4:30pm

 

Penticton Office Penticton Office

address:
#106 – 100 Main Street, Penticton, BC V2A 5A5 #106 – 100 Main Street, Penticton, BC V2A5A5
phone:
250-493-7164
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m./1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Port Alberni Office Port Alberni Office

address:
5029 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1V5 5029 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y1V5
phone:
1-877-724-0111 (toll free)
250-724-5137
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Thursday — 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Port Coquitlam Courthouse Port Coquitlam Courthouse

address:
2620 Mary Hill Road (Room 323), Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 3B2 2620 Mary Hill Road (Room 323), Port Coquitlam, BC V3C3B2
phone:
604-472-0634
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Thursday — 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m./1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Prince George Law Courts Prince George Law Courts

address:
250 George Street, (Outside Courtroom #104), Prince George, BC V2L 5S2 250 George Street, (Outside Courtroom #104), Prince George, BC V2L5S2
phone:
250 564-9717 (Prince George local agent)
language support:
English
hours:
Wed. and Thurs. — 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 pm.

 

Prince George Office Prince George Office

address:
201 – 1085 Third Avenue, Prince George, BC V2L 3E3 201 – 1085 Third Avenue, Prince George, BC V2L3E3
phone:
250 564-9717
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Thursday — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Prince Rupert (Terrace Regional Centre satellite office) Prince Rupert (Terrace Regional Centre satellite office)

address:
c/o Government Agent Office; 201 - 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1L2 c/o Government Agent Office; 201 - 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, BC V8J1L2
phone:
250-624-7701 or 1-800-787-2511
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m./1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Quesnel Office Quesnel Office

address:
342 Kinchant Street, Quesnel, BC V2J 2R4 342 Kinchant Street, Quesnel, BC V2J2R4
phone:
250-992-8387
language support:
English
hours:
Tuesday and Thursday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:30

 

Richmond Office Richmond Office

address:
201 - 8171 Cook Road, Richmond, BC V6Y 1S2 201 - 8171 Cook Road, Richmond, BC V6Y1S2
phone:
604-370-0094
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Wed. — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m./1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm; Friday — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Richmond Provincial Courthouse Richmond Provincial Courthouse

address:
7577 Elmbridge Way (Room 206), Richmond, BC V6X 4J2 7577 Elmbridge Way (Room 206), Richmond, BC V6X4J2
phone:
604-660-6900
language support:
English
hours:
Tues. and Thurs: 9am to 12 pm

 

Salmon Arm Office Salmon Arm Office

address:
550 2nd Ave. NE, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4S4 550 2nd Ave. NE, Salmon Arm, BC V1E4S4
phone:
250-545-3666
language support:
English
hours:
Tuesday — 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

Smithers Office Smithers Office

address:
3793 Alfred Avenue, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 3793 Alfred Avenue, Smithers, BC V0J2N0
phone:
1-877-842-5218 (toll free)
language support:
English
hours:
Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Surrey Courthouse Surrey Courthouse

address:
14340 - 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 1B2 14340 - 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X1B2
phone:
(604) 585-6595 (Surrey local agent)
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Surrey Office Surrey Office

address:
10706 King George Boulevard, Suite 102, Surrey, BC V3T 2X3 10706 King George Boulevard, Suite 102, Surrey, BC V3T2X3
phone:
604-585-6595
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Terrace Regional Centre Terrace Regional Centre

address:
207 - 3228 Kalum Street, Terrace, BC V8G 2N1 207 - 3228 Kalum Street, Terrace, BC V8G2N1
phone:
1-800-787-2511 (toll free)
250-635-2133
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Friday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m./1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Trail Office Trail Office

address:
1402 Bay Ave., Trail, BC V1R 4B1 1402 Bay Ave., Trail, BC V1R4B1
phone:
250-368-9171
1-866-368-9171
language support:
English
hours:
Mon and Wed: 9:30am to 3:30pm

 

Vancouver Regional Centre Intake Vancouver Regional Centre Intake

address:
425 - 510 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 3A8 425 - 510 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C3A8
phone:
604-601-6206
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday — 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Vanderhoof Courthouse Vanderhoof Courthouse

address:
2440 Bute Avenue, Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 2440 Bute Avenue, Vanderhoof, BC V0J3A0
phone:
250-567-2810 (Vanderhoof local agent)
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Vanderhoof Office Vanderhoof Office

address:
2575 Bute Avenue, PO Box 1430, Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 2575 Bute Avenue, PO Box 1430, Vanderhoof, BC V0J3A0
phone:
1-866-614-6999 (toll free)
250-567-2810
language support:
English
hours:
Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Vernon Courthouse Vernon Courthouse

address:
3001 27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 4W5 3001 27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T4W5
phone:
250-545-3666 (31st Ave office)
language support:
English
hours:
Wednesday — 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.; Thursday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m; Friday — 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.;

 

Vernon Office Vernon Office

address:
3105 - 31st Avenue Suite E, Vernon, BC V1T 2G9 3105 - 31st Avenue Suite E, Vernon, BC V1T2G9
phone:
250-545-3666
language support:
English
hours:
Monday — 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Wednesday — 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and Thursday — 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.;

 

Victoria Law Courts Victoria Law Courts

address:
Room 134A - 850 Burdett Avenue, Victoria, BC V8W 1B4 Room 134A - 850 Burdett Avenue, Victoria, BC V8W1B4
phone:
250 388-4516 (Victoria legal aid office)
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Friday — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Victoria Office Victoria Office

address:
218 - 852 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1H8 218 - 852 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8W1H8
phone:
250-388-4516
language support:
English
hours:
Monday to Friday — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Western Communities Courthouse Western Communities Courthouse

address:
1756 Island Hwy., Victoria, BC V9B 1H8 1756 Island Hwy., Victoria, BC V9B1H8
phone:
250 388-4516 (Victoria legal aid office)
language support:
English
hours:
Monday and Thursday — 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Every other Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

 

Williams Lake Courthouse Williams Lake Courthouse

address:
540 Borland Street, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1R8 540 Borland Street, Williams Lake, BC V2G1R8
phone:
250-267-5454
language support:
English
hours:
Wednesday and Thursday — 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or by appointment arranged by the intake worker.

 

Williams Lake Office Williams Lake Office

address:
540 Borland Street, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1R8 540 Borland Street, Williams Lake, BC V2G1R8
phone:
250-267-9154
language support:
English
hours:
Wednesday and Thursday — 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m./1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Or by appointment by the intake worker.

Last updated May 04, 2017