This is just a short list of how to reach us. For a complete list, see the Legal Aid BC website.
Note that the phone numbers below are for legal aid applications or general inquiries only.
Legal Aid BC can't give legal advice by email.
Greater Vancouver: 604-408-2172
Outside Greater Vancouver: 1-866-577-2525 (call no charge)
Greater Vancouver: 604-601-6000
400 – 510 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3A8
Our Aboriginal email is for general inquiries only. We can't give legal advice over email. If you want to apply for legal aid or ask about your legal aid application, call the Call Centre. If you're interested in working with us, see Legal Aid BC's Careers page.
BC211 — Free confidential referrals to help and information — Call 211
BC Association of Friendship Centres — Find a friendship centre in your area
Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation — See their Guide to Indigenous Organizations and Services in British Columbia for organizations that can help
PovNet — Information about poverty issues and links to organizations that can help
Aboriginal community legal workers — Give legal information and limited advice services
Legal information outreach workers — Give legal information and provide referrals
Community partners — Give legal information and connect people to legal aid
Duty counsel — Give free legal advice
Family duty counsel — Free legal advice — Kwadacha and Tsay Key Dene — Call 1-877-601-6066 (no charge)
Family duty counsel — Free legal advice on family matters — Williams Lake, call 778-395-6200
First Nations Court duty counsel — Give free legal advice about having your matter transferred to First Nations Court and the charges against you — Call 604-601-6074 (Greater Vancouver) or 1-877-601-6066 (no charge outside Greater Vancouver)
Access Pro Bono Law Clinics — Free legal help
Carole James, MLA, Community Office — Free legal clinic, including family and criminal matters — Call 250-412-7794
First Nations and Métis Outreach Program (The Law Centre) — Free legal help, including family matters — Victoria
Native Courtworkers and Counselling Association of BC — Give culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal people involved in the criminal justice system — Call 604-985-5355 (Greater Vancouver) or 1-877-811-1190 (no charge outside Greater Vancouver)
SHED Legal Advocacy Services — Free legal help — Bella Coola
UBC Indigenous Community Legal Clinic — Free legal help on various legal matters — 604-684-7334 (Greater Vancouver) or 1-888-684-7334 (call no charge)
Upper Skeena Counselling & Legal Assistance Society — Free legal help — Hazelton
Victoria Native Friendship Centre — Free legal clinic, including family and criminal matters — Call 250-412-7794