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Resources for the Public

About Your Legal Rights
This website provides free, practical, legal information by hundreds of organizations across Ontario. About Your Legal Rights is a project of CLEO.

Northumberland Legal Centre
This local community legal centre provides free and confidential legal advice to the residents of Northumberland County. They provide information and advice on: Residential Tenancies, Income Maintenance (Ontario Works), Disability Issues (ODSP, CPP disability), Human Rights, Employment Issues, Employment Insurance and Consumer protection, and more.

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
CLEO provides legal rights education and information in a variety of languages and formats to help people understand and exercise their legal rights.


Family Law Information Centres
FLIC services are located in the courthouse throughout Ontario. They can provide information about separation and divorce and related family law issues, family justice services, alternative forms of dispute resolution, local community resources and court processes.

Northumberland County Law Association Lawyer Directory
If you need help finding a lawyer click on our Lawyer Directory which will provide you with the contact information for local lawyers. All of the members are licensed by the Law Society of Ontario.

Law Society Referral Service
The Law Society offers a free public service for those looking for legal assistance. Provide your name, and phone number, and a local LRS member lawyer will contact you, and provide up to 30 minutes of free consultation.

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)
LAO provides programs and services to help low-income people who need legal aid. 

Steps to Justice
Steps to Justice is a guide to information on common legal problems in family, housing, employment and other areas of law.

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