LEGAL AID & CLINICS


Services available at these centres are:
● Criminal records check
● Document verification
● Firearm enquiries
● General information
● Non emergency complaints
● Online crime reporting
● Police certificate
● Report a crime
● Vulnerable sector check
There are two additional services that are only available at the Battle Street detachment centre are Chauffeur’s permit and Fingerprints. Battle Street detachment is the only bilingual
detachment centre as well where they have English and French both.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Station

560 Battle Street

Kamloops, BC, V2B 6N4

(250) 828-3000

Sunday-Saturday 8:00am-7:00pm

North Shore Community Policing Office

915, 7th Street, Kamloops,

BC, V2B 2W7

(250) 376-5099

(Hours unknown)

T'Kemlups  Rural Station

599 Pow Wow Trail, Kamloops,

BC, V2H 1H1

(250) 314-1800

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Provides free legal assistance and advice to those who meet low-income financial eligibility requirements. Services are provided by law students under the guidance of a supervising lawyer. Assists with a range of legal issues, including residential tenancy and housing, employment standards, small claims, human rights claims, consumer protection claims, and simple wills. Also helps to draft certain types of legal documents, including demand letters, powers of attorney, representation agreements, advance directives, and documents for small claims matters.

Family duty counsel (FDC) services are available to eligible people with low incomes who are representing themselves in court and dealing with family law matters. FDC can provide advice about custody, parenting time, contact/access, child support, child protection, guardianship, tentative settlement agreements, property (limited), and court procedures. FDC can speak on a client's behalf in court on simple matters, give legal advice, attend case conferences, and assist in Supreme Court if the matter is simple, unopposed, or by consent

Offers legal advice for low-income parents experiencing separation or divorce. Lawyers can provide up to three hours of free legal advice about custody, access, contact, parenting time, guardianship, child support, tentative settlement agreements, and court procedures; limited advice available about property division. Up to one hour of advice may be available to clients whose income is higher than legal aid financial guideline limits.

TRU Community Legal Clinic

623 Victoria Street

Kamloops, BC V2C 6W7

(778) 471-8490

TRU CLC is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the year when classes are in session at TRU. Please call 778-471-8490 to book an appointment.

TRU CLC is also open on a drop-in basis on most Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m.; no appointment is necessary but please call ahead to confirm. There are no drop-in hours in April, August or December.

Elizabeth Fry - Courtwork Program

Staff and trained volunteers help people facing criminal charges, involved in family court, who have family members attending court, and assist the general public by connecting them with Duty Counsel, explaining court procedures, providing support, and making referrals to other community services. Also works to help women who have been convicted or are charged with a criminal offense to reintegrate into the community; services include assistance with paperwork and documentation, legal aid applications, and making connections with families, as well as with the provision of hygiene packages and donated clothing suitable for court appearances.

827 Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 2H6

legal aid intake

Offers legal services, including the processing of criminal, family, and child protection legal aid applications. A lawyer is available by appointment. Also provides legal information resources, and referral to community supports. Office hours are 9 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 4 pm Monday to Thursday. Funded by the Law Foundation of BC.

Family Duty Counsel

455 Columbia Street

Kamloops, BC V2C 6K4

(250)-314-1900

Provincial Court FDC

Monday-Wednesday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm

Supreme Court FDC

Monday-Tuesday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm

Priority is given to eligible people who are in court that day, either on the court list or to make emergency court applications.

Once court ends, FDC may have time to provide advice on a drop-in basis to people who are not appearing in court that day.

Kamloops Family Justice Centre

200-150 Saint Paul Street

Kamloops, BC V2C 1Z7

(778) 471-849

TRU CLC is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the year when classes are in session at TRU. Please call 778-471-8490 to book an appointment.

TRU CLC is also open on a drop-in basis on most Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m.; no appointment is necessary but please call ahead to confirm. There are no drop-in hours in April, August or December.

Elizabeth Fry Courtwork Program

827 Seymour Street

Kamloops, BC V2C 2H6

(778) 471-849

TRU CLC is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the year when classes are in session at TRU. Please call 778-471-8490 to book an appointment.

TRU CLC is also open on a drop-in basis on most Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m.; no appointment is necessary but please call ahead to confirm. There are no drop-in hours in April, August or December.

Legal aid provides access to legal services for people who
have low-income. It is a free legal help for people which
includes legal information and legal advice.
Their staff is available as solicitors,
attorneys, barristers and even more. They can help in case
of divorce, separation, child custody or family mediation. It
can also help in the case of temporary visa, permanent
residency or citizenship. They can assist with occupational
health safety, collective bargaining, employee privacy,
legislative advice and drafts of contracts. There family advice
lawyers can give up to three hours of free legal advice about
custody, access, contact, parenting time, guardianship, child
support, tentative settlement agreements, and court
procedures. Up to one hour of advice may be available to
clients whose income is higher than legal aid financial
guidelines limits.

Crown Counsel Office

401-455 Columbia Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 6K4
250-828-4021

(250) 314-1900

Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm

Provincial & Supreme Court

223-455 Columbia Street
Kamloops, BC
V2C 6K4
250-828-4344

Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm

Legal aid provides access to legal services for people who
have low-income. It is a free legal help for people which
includes legal information and legal advice.
Their staff is available as solicitors,
attorneys, barristers and even more. They can help in case
of divorce, separation, child custody or family mediation. It
can also help in the case of temporary visa, permanent
residency or citizenship. They can assist with occupational
health safety, collective bargaining, employee privacy,
legislative advice and drafts of contracts. There family advice
lawyers can give up to three hours of free legal advice about
custody, access, contact, parenting time, guardianship, child
support, tentative settlement agreements, and court
procedures. Up to one hour of advice may be available to
clients whose income is higher than legal aid financial
guidelines limits.

Legal Aid-Legal Services Society

702-235 1 Ave,

Kamloops, BC V2C 3J4

(250) 314-1900

Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm

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This is a Student Directed Project, designed by a fourth year Bachelor of Social Work student at Thompson Rivers University.

The goal is for this page to provide a sense of community and support for individuals who experience life with a lower-income. Please browse the thoughtfully curated pages to provide accurate and informational resources for you; whoever you are.

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