Calgary Legal Guidance

Calgary Legal Guidance

Calgary Legal Guidance exists to provide legal assistance and information to disadvantaged persons who would not otherwise have access to such services.

Calgary Legal Guidance provides legal information and advice to low-income people who cannot afford a lawyer and don’t qualify for Legal Aid. They can help with a wide range of issues including but not limited to:

  • Family issues such as separation/divorce, custody and access, and child support;
  • Criminal issues such as theft, mischief, fraud, and non-domestic assault;
  • Civil issues such as small claims, debt, landlord/tenant, and employment issues;
  • Orders of protection such as restraining orders;
  • Getting identification documents if you have lost them; and
  • Social benefit issues such as Alberta Works, AISH, Employment Insurance benefits, and Canada Pension Plan benefits.


Dial-A-Law: The topics in the Dial-A-Law series provide general information on a wide variety of legal issues in the Province of Alberta.   This service is provided by Calgary Legal Guidance with funding in part from the Alberta Law Foundation.

Domestic Violence: The Family Law Program program provides legal information and assistance for adult victims of domestic violence.

Homeless Outreach Program: The Homeless Outreach Program (HOP) serves individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with legal issues.

Legal Clinics: Calgary Legal Guidance offers free and confidential legal advice at evening clinics and outreach clinics to low income Calgarians who do not qualify for Legal Aid.

Legal Education: Calgary Legal Guidance runs many workshops and presentations in the community on a variety of legal topics

Social Assistance Guidance: The Social Benefits Advocacy Program (SBAP) provides legal advice, assistance, representation, information, community supports and referrals to individuals as they encounter and interact with social entitlement programs.


Contact Info:

100, 840 – 7th Avenue SW,

Calgary AB,

T2P 3G2

Phone: 403-234 9266

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