Legal Services Society

The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides legal aid in BC. Legal aid includes representation by a lawyer, legal advice, and legal information. LSS gives priority to people with low incomes, but many of its services are available to all British Columbians. LSS's mission is to provide innovative and collaborative legal aid services that enable people with low incomes to effectively address their issues within the justice system.

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This report reviews how the Legal Services Society (LSS) provides public legal education and information services. It explores the roots of public legal education and information (PLEI) in the BC legal aid system and ...
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The Public Legal Education and Information (PLEI) Working Group was established in British Columbia in 2003 to coordinate PLEI efforts throughout the province. The PLEI Working Group contracted with an independent ...
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Appendices to the final report produced by the PLEI Working Group, which contracted with an independent research firm to undertake a province-wide community profile and needs assessment.
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The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides its comments on the proposed family rules of the BC Supreme Court from the perspective of a provider of legal services to poor and low income British Columbians with family law ...
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This report makes recommendations in areas where LSS can improve Aboriginal peoples’ access to its services: Aboriginal representation within LSS; legal representation available to Aboriginal people; outreach to ...
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The Legal Services Society responds to the call for public submissions on the subject of key areas of BC's child protection system from the perspective of a provider of legal services to low income British Columbians.
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The outcomes of the Community Advocate Support Line (CASL), which began operation in May 2006, were evaluated using internal data from Legal Services Society (LSS) and a survey of advocates.
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An evaluation of service outcomes of 812 clients from nine Legal Services Society (LSS) programs that provide information, advice and/or representation services to clients with family legal issues.
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This report provides the Legal Services Society (LSS) with feedback from people who attended LSS regional advocacy conferences about the significance of the conferences to their work. In addition, the report reviews ...
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The Legal Services Society provides its comments on the proposed rules of civil procedure from the perspective of a provider of legal services to poor and low income British Columbians.
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