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Name of Organization: West Island Community Resource Centre

Type: Non-Profit

Address: 114 Donegani, Pointe-Claire

Phone: 514-694-6404

Fax: 514-782-0777

Web: www.crcinfo.ca

Email: info@crcinfo.ca

Clientele: All age groups

Services: Offers free legal clinics to the West Island Community. Our volunteer lawyer is available by appointment only. For more information: click here

 

Name of Organization: West Island Black Community Association

Type: Non-Profit

Address: 48 4th Avenue, Roxboro

Phone: 514-683-3925

Clientele: All ages

Services: Offers a free legal clinic with a lawyer on Wednesday evenings (usually on the last Wednesday of the month). Service is usually suspended in July, August, January and February. Call the association to make an appointment.

 

Name of Organization: Head and Hands

Type: Non-Profit

Address: 5833 Sherbrooke O. Montreal

Phone: 514-481-0277

Fax: 514-481-2336

Web: www.headandhands.ca

Clientele: All

Services: Offers free legal advice and/or information from volunteer lawyers on Wednesday and Thursday between 7pm to 9:30pm. They have a team of almost a dozen lawyers who specialize in different areas of practice. Consultations are 15-30 mins and free for people from 12 to 25 years old. For anyone else, they ask for a suggested donation of 0-20$ for the consultation. Please call to book an appointment.

 

Name of Organization: Centre de justice de proximité du Grand Montréal

Type: Non-profit

Address: 407 St-Laurent Blvd, suite 410, Montreal H2Y 2Y5

Tel: 514-227-3782

Web http://justicedeproximite.qc.ca/en/greater-montreal/

Services: Free walk-in, one-on-one consultation with volunteer lawyer.

 

Name of Organization: McGill University Legal Information Clinic

Type: Government

Address: 3480 McTavish St. Montreal

Phone: 514-398-6792

Web: http://licm.mcgill.ca/

Clientele: All age groups

Services: Law students offer free legal information, in-person appointment and phone-in service for everyone.

 

 

Name of Organization: YWCA- Y des Femmes Montréal

Type: Non-Profit

Address: 1355 René-Lévesque Blvd. West (Corner Crescent), Montreal, Qc H3G 1T3

Phone: 514-866-9941 x293

Web: http://www.ydesfemmesmtl.org/En/Legal_Information_Clinic.html

E-mail: infojuridique@ydesfemmesmtl.org

Clientele: Women of all age groups

Services: Legal information session offered by volunteer lawyers and notaries. They do almost all kinds of law.  30 minute sessions, for women only, for a fee of $10 to $20 depending on annual income. Max 3 session per year. Offer sessions in the evening as well. Call the organization to make an appointment.

 

 

Name of Organization: Montreal Women’s Centre

Type: Non-Profit

Address: 3585 St-Urbain, Montreal

Phone: 514-842-1066

Fax: 514-842-1067

Web: http://www.centredesfemmesdemtl.org/centre/contact.html

Email: cfmwcm@centredesfemmesdemtl.org

Clientele: Women of all ages

Services: Offer 30 minute legal information sessions for a donation of $2.00-$5.00. By appointment only.

 

 

Name of Organization: Community Legal Centre of Montreal (Legal Aid)

Type: Government/Community

Address: 4250 Wellington, room 200, Verdun (West Island Sector)

Phone: 514-864-9437

Fax: 514-864-9451

Web: http://www.ccjm.qc.ca/index_eng.html

Clientele: All age groups

Services: Lawyers offering free legal aid or legal aid with contribution, depending on income. Call for eligibility and appointments.

Legal Support


Name of Organization: Educaloi (online information only)

Typenon-profit

Web: https://www.educaloi.qc.ca/en

Clientele: those with legal inquiries

Services: Our activities in these areas inform and educate citizens about their rights and responsibilities and the Quebec legal system.

 

Name of Organization: Centre communautaire juridique de Montreal

Typenon-profit

Web: http://www.aidejuridiquedemontreal.ca/en/

Clientele: those with legal inquiries

Services: provide legal aid to the residents of the territories of Montreal and Laval pursuant to the Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services.

 

Name of Organization: Centres de justice de proximité

Typenon-profit

Web: http://www.justicedeproximite.qc.ca/en/centres/grand-montreal/

Clientele: those with legal inquiries

Services: promote access to justice by fostering the participation of citizens through legal information, support and referral services provided in addition to existing resources

 

Name of Organization: Centre d’aide aux victims d’actes criminels (CAVAC)

Type: Community

Address: 410 de Bellechasse, Montréal, QC H2S 1X3

Phone: 1-866-532-2822

Web: http://www.cavac.qc.ca/english/services/index.html

Clientele: All age groups-anyone who has been a victim of a crime

Services: Offers free and confidential support and information on legal process, rights and recourses for victims of crime.

 

 

Name of Organization: Indemnity for Victims of Criminal Acts (IVAC)

Type: Government/Community

Address: 1199, de Bleury, CP 6056, Succursale Centre-ville, Montréal, QC H3C 4E1

E-mail: renseignements_generaux_ivac@csst.qc.ca

Web: www.ivac.qc.ca

Clientele: Check for Eligibility

Services: Provincial government program that offers financial compensation and services to anyone injured as a result of a crime committed against him/her. Check for eligibility.

 

Name of Organization: West Island CALACS

Type: Non-Profit

Address: 4894 Des Sources, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, H8Y 3P4

Phone: 514 684-2198

Fax: 514-684-4703

E-mail: info@calacsdelouest.ca

Web: www.calacsdelouest.ca

Clientele: female victims of sexual assault (teens and adults)

Services: Provide advocacy services such as defence of rights of a victims, accompaniment to legal appointments and resources

 

 

Name of Organization: Chamber of Notaries of Québec

Type: Government

Address: 1801, Avenue McGill College, Bureau 600, H3A 0A7

Phone: 514-879-1793

Fax: 514-879-1923

E-mail: information@cdnq.org

Web: http://www.cdnq.org/en/

Clientele: Anyone needing legal documents

 

 

Name of Organization: Éduca-loi

Type: Non-profit

E-mail: educaloi@educaloi.qc.ca

Web: http://www.educaloi.qc.ca/en

Clientele: Any age group

Services: Offers information about legal rights and responsibilities through publications in a way that is easy to understand. No legal aid is given, information online only.

 

 

Name of Organization: The Bar of Montreal Referral Service

Type: Government/Community

Phone: 514-866-2490

Fax: 514-866-1488

E-mail: reference@barreaudemontreal.qc.ca

Web: http://www.barreaudemontreal.qc.ca/Ang/EFP102b_servref.html

Clientele: All age groups

Services: To provide a referral to a lawyer (legal aid recipients are admissible) and organize a 30 minute consultation for a fee of $30. Call or E-mail the bar, describe the nature of your problem and set up an appointment.

 

 

Name of Organization: Pro Bono Center

Type: Non-Profit

Phone: 514-904-1076

Fax: 514-954-3427

E-mail: info@probonoquebec.ca

Web: www.probonoquebec.ca

Clientele: Citizens not eligible for legal aid or lacking the financial resources to defend their rights

Services: Promotes and coordinates free legal work to resolve cases that are exceptional or of public interest. Must send application form at a cost of $20.

 

 

Name of Organization: Ombudsman (Mediation)

Type: Government/Community

Phone: 514-873-2032

Web: www.protecteurducitoyen.qc.ca

Clientele: All age groups

Services: Ensures that the rights of Quebecers are respected by public administrators. They investigate complaints made.

 

Name of Organization: Juripop

Type: Non-Profit

Phone: 450-845-1637

Email: info@juripop.org

Web: www.juripop.org

Services: Goal is to allow fair access to the justice system by helping to defend the social, economical and human rights of individuals and by offering free legal clinics.

Important Legal Services Contact Numbers

 

Bar of Montreal: 514-866-9392

 

Bar of Québec: 514-954-3400

 

Civil Liberties Union: 514-849-7717

 

Court of Québec:

 

(Civil Chamber) 514-393-2242

(Criminal and Penal Division) 514-393-2302

(Superior Court) 514-393-2326

(Court of Appeal) 514-393-2022

 

Montreal Court House: 514-393-2721

 

Municipal court of Montreal: 514-872-2964

 

Small Claims Court of Montreal: 514-393-2304

 

Legal Info-Line: 1-800-668-2473

Legal Aid -514-864-9437 

http://www.aidejuridiquedemontreal.ca/

Legal Aid for Youth: 514-864-9833

Consumer Protection: 514-253-6556

Commission for Human Rights and Youth Rights: 1-800-361-6477 or http://www.cdpdj.qc.ca

Mediation Services

Name of Organization: YMCA Impact Program

Type: Community mediation

Address: 230 Boulevard Brunswick, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5N5

Phone: 514-630-9864, Ext 5215

E-mail: mediation@ymcaquebec.org

Clientele: All age groups

Services: The West Island YMCA’s Impact Program, a member of Regroupement des organismes de justice alternative du Québec (ROJAQ), would like to introduce our community mediation program! Community mediation promotes harmony in the community by providing services to those who chose mediation as a way to deal with conflict. Furthermore, community mediation can provide community mediation trainings, community mediation presentations, and communication workshops.

This program uses a community mediation model to solve disputes between neighbours, within families, between schoolmates and other conflicts that do not require legal intervention.

 

Name of Organization: Mediation Centre West Island

Type: Private/Therapy

Address: 225 Hymus, suite 7, Pointe-Claire

Phone: 514-694-4433

E-mail: info@montrealmediation.com

Web: http://www.montrealmediation.com/

Clientele: All age groups

Services: Allows separating parents an avenue to negotiate new arrangements for themselves and children in a calm environment. If you have children that are (0-18), you are permitted to 6 free sessions with a mediator. Mediation service rates are very reasonable.

 

 

Name of Organization: West Island Family Mediation Center

Type: Private/Therapy

Address: 2910 Boul. St-Joseph, Lachine, H8S 2P4

Phone: 514-396-0050

Clientele: All age groups

Services: Allows separating parents an avenue to negotiate new arrangements for themselves and children in a calm environment. If you have children that are (0-18), you are permitted to 6 free sessions with a mediator. Mediation service rates are very reasonable

 

 

Name of Organization: Association de mediation familial du Québec

Type: Community

Address: 4800 Queen-Mary, Montréal, H3W 1W9

Phone: 514-990-4011

Fax: 514-773-9081

E-mail: info@mediationquebec.ca

Webhttp://www.mediationquebec.ca/fr/

Clientele: All age groups

Services: Provides information online about mediation services and a list of mediators in your area.

 

 

Name of Organization: Family Mediation Services- Justice de Quebec

Type: Government

Address: Edifice Louis-Philippe Pigeon, 1200 route de l’église, 6th floor, Québec

Phone: 1-866-536-5140

E-mail: informations@justice.gouv.qc.ca

Webhttp://www.justice.gouv.qc.ca/english/programmes/mediation/accueil-a.htm

Clientele: All age groups

Services: Provincial department of justice offering information about mediation on their website. For more information, please contact them.