Legal Aid - Provincial Call Centre

The Legal Services Society (LSS) Call Centre accepts calls from around B.C. and from prisoners in all correctional centres.

Will appoint a lawyer for financially eligible applicants with certain types of legal problems including family, criminal or immigration.

Apply for legal aid:

  • over the phone through the province-wide Call Centre, or
  • in person through a local office.

All callers have an initial interview in which  staff ask questions to determine eligibility.

To find out what information is needed when applying for legal aid, see the website.

Please inquire about Covid 19 protocols.

Address / Contact Info

Legal Services Society
400 - 510 Burrard Street Vancouver, BCV6C 1M2

Phone Numbers

Legal Aid Call Centre: 1-866-577-2525

Hours of Operation

Legal Aid Call Centre: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 9am - 4pm
Wednesday; 9am - 2:30pm

Web Links

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This program was last updated on: 21 Mar 2021.