Use the Chatham-Kent Public Library
online catalogue to find resources on your topic, including this selection of books:
Access thousands of legal forms across all categories, including real estate, business, human resources, family, and more. Access your LawDepot account at any time and from any computer with internet access to view, edit, create, and print your legal documents.
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
Plain language legal resources for Ontario residents. All resources are written and reviewed by CLEO lawyers. All resources are free. Includes information on employment and work, family law, housing law, consumer law, health and disability, social assistance, criminal law and immigration and refugee law.
CLEO's Steps to Justice
Gives comprehensive online information on common legal problems that people experience in family, housing, employment and other areas of law. Includes step-by-step instruction, self-help guides, referral information for legal/social services and live chat support.
Landlord and Tenant Board
Forms for landlords and tenants.
Landlord’s Self-Help Centre
Landlord’s Self-Help Centre is the only community clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario that provides services exclusively to small-scale landlords across Ontario.
Workers' Action Centre
Educational materials on workplace rights, temp work, job scams and other issues affecting low wage and precarious employment.
Family Law Information Program
Online resources for families and former spouses and partners hosted by Legal Aid Ontario.
Family Law Education for Women (FLEW)
Legal information on women's rights under Ontario family law.
Provides newcomers with settlement information and resources in Ontario.
Justice for Children and Youth
Provides legal information about issues affecting youth including education, interacting with police and leaving home.
Human Rights Legal Support Center (HRLSC)
Information about human rights in Ontario.
In My Community:
Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic
Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic provides referrals, legal advice, legal representation, Tenant Duty Counsel services, and public legal education and community outreach. They cover the following areas of law: Tenant Rights, Ontario Works (OW), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and CPP Disability, Disability Issues, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB), Wills & Powers of Attorney, Employment Law, and Human Rights in the Workplace. They do NOT cover criminal, family or immigration law. The clinic gives free legal advice on the telephone, by appointment, or on a walk-in basis regarding the above areas of law. There are no financial restrictions when asking for advice. People are encouraged to call first. They offer representation to low-income residents of Chatham-Kent. Staff determine eligibility by asking about income and assets.
Chatham Family Law Service Centre
Chatham Family Law Service Centre offers eligible clients a range of legal resources and support for family matters. Call 519-352-3518 for more information.