Empowering Lives Through Law

Calgary Legal Guidance provides legal assistance and information to economically and socially disadvantaged persons who would not otherwise have access to legal advice and representation. We can help with a wide range of legal issues including but not limited to:

  • Family issues such as separation/divorce, custody and access, and child support
  • Protection orders such as Restraining Orders and Emergency Protection Orders
  • Criminal issues such as theft, mischief, fraud, and non-domestic assault
  • Civil issues such as small claims, debt, landlord/tenant, and employment issues
  • Provision of non-government identification and assistance with replacement of lost ID
  • Social benefit issues such as Alberta Works, AISH and Canada Pension Plan benefits
  • Immigration issues such as sponsorships, work permits, PRRA and H&C applications

Please refer to our many programs and services or contact the office at 403-234-9266 for more information.



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Legal Clinics,
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Calgary Legal Guidance offers free and confidential legal advice at evening clinics and outreach clinics to low income Calgarians who do not qualify for Legal Aid.

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Upcoming Clinics

  1. Downtown Clinic

    January 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until October 20, 2020
    100 840 7 Ave SW
  2. Downtown Clinic

    January 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until October 20, 2020
    100 840 7 Ave SW

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Be It Resolved – Should Canadians have the legal right to seek assistance to end their own lives? Arlene Blake and Brian Seaman will debate..

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