Legal help under COVID-19

Legal Aid BC is still here to help you during COVID-19. Find up-to-date information about our services and other legal resources below.

Child protection services

If you have a child protection matter and there's a Parents Legal Centre (PLC) in your community, call the office to receive help. For contact information and hours of service, please see the PLC page.

Family advice services

Duty counsel family advice services are now available by phone only. Lawyers aren't available at courthouses or Justice Access Centres. For phone numbers and service hours, please see family duty counsel lawyers and family advice lawyers.

Online services

  • Family LawLINE, a free telephone advice service for family law matters
  • Family Law in BC website
  • Aboriginal Legal Aid BC website: your questions about COVID-19 and the legal system answered
  • MyLawBC website: guided pathways to address separation and divorce, wills and personal planning, and foreclosure problems; an online negotiation tool to help separating couples make agreements; and free online mediation for making parenting and child support arrangements.