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Pivot Legal Society

Pivot Legal Society is a non-profit legal advocacy organization located in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Pivot is not a legal clinic or legal aid organization. Our mandate is to use the law strategically to achieve widespread social change affecting society's most marginalized. We work with low-income communities to develop legal strategies to address systemic problems affecting large numbers of people, and do not provide drop-in legal services or offer legal advice over the phone.

There are 18 resources available

Canada Department of Justice

The Department of Justice has the mandate to support the dual roles of the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of Canada. The Department of Justice fulfills three distinctive roles within the Government of Canada. It acts as: a policy department with responsibilities to oversee matters relating to the administration of justice within the federal domain, a provider of various legal services to government, and a central agency responsible for supporting the Minister in advising Cabinet.

There are 17 resources available

BC Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation

The Ministry of Social Development is responsible for delivering social development programs, using effective and outcome-based practices, and working in collaboration with ministries, other levels of government and business, community and service organizations.

There are 16 resources available

The Canadian Bar Association

The CBA is the essential ally and advocate of all members of the legal profession; it is the voice for all members of the profession and its primary purpose is to serve its members.

There are 16 resources available

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

Provides free legal assistance for low-income people, including information and referrals, summary advice, and full representation in regards to reviewing final decisions by administrative bodies including the RTB, EAAT, EST, WCAT, HRT and the SST. Practice areas also include: human rights cases before the Human Rights Tribunal and representation of people detained under the Mental Health Act or subject to the mental disorder provisions of the Criminal Code.

There are 16 resources available

West Coast Prison Justice Society

The West Coast Prison Justice Society was incorporated in 1993 to promote the provision of legal aid to prisoners in British Columbia. We promote the rule of law within prisons and the fair and equal treatment of prisoners.

There are 15 resources available

Public Guardian and Trustee of BC

The mandate of the PGT is to: protect the legal and financial interests of children under the age of 19 years; protect the legal, financial, personal and health care interests of adults who require assistance in decision making; and administer the estates of deceased and missing persons.‚Äč

There are 15 resources available

Law Society of BC

The Law Society of British Columbia is the regulatory body for the BC legal profession and works to ensure that the public is well served by a legal profession that is honourable, competent and independent. It sets and enforces standards of professional conduct for lawyers in BC and brings a voice to issues affecting the justice system and the delivery of legal services.

There are 13 resources available

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development

The Ministry provides programs and services to ensure that healthy children and responsible families are living in safe, caring and inclusive communities.

There are 12 resources available

Employment and Social Development Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is the department of the Government of Canada responsible for developing, managing and delivering social programs and services.

There are 12 resources available