One of our outreach workers describes a typical week working with legal aid clients facing multiple barriers.
Carol was advised to get a lawyer to gain custody of her 9-year-old grandson, who was in the care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development, but didn’t know where to turn.
Read this lawyer profile to learn about the role of family duty counsel in BC.
Yong*, originally from Korea, got the help she needed from family duty counsel to build a new life in Canada for herself and her daughter.
Fatima,* a mother of three, had her life turned upside down after her partner took their children away to a different city and made a number of false and unsubstantiated allegations abo
LABC's Intake staff were able to make a big impact on the life of someone who had a housing issue during the pandemic.
When Sheila separated from her partner due to a history of verbal abuse in the relationship, she got the support she needed from a family duty counsel lawyer.
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