Founded in 1975, Au bas de l’échelle is a grassroot organization dedicated to the education and the defence of the rights of non-unionized workers. As a non-profit organization, Centraide, different ministries, donations, as well as the membership fees paid by its members all contribute to financing Au bas de l’échelle
Our mission is to ensure access to justice to those people who are financially admissible and reside in the territory of Montréal and Laval, by providing services to exercise their rights free of charge or with a financial contribution, to the extent required by the Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services.
The Comité des personnes assistées sociales (CPAS) (People on Social Assistance Committee) is an organization working to improve the living conditions of and advocate for individuals on social assistance, unemployed people, and economically disadvantaged individuals
Éducaloi is an independant non-profit organization that was founded in 2000. It is a leader in the movement to improve access to justice in Québec. Our mission is to inform Québecers about their legal rights and responsibilities in language that makes the law easy to understand
The Greater Montréal Community Justice Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote access to justice by fostering the participation of citizens through legal information, support and referral services provided in addition to existing resources
Legal aid is a government legal service offered to people who meet certain financial eligibility criteria and apply for the service. Legal aid is provided free of charge or with a contribution from the recipient. Every year, legal aid provides thousands of Québecers with access to justice and the means to defend their rights. Legal aid services are provided by lawyers and, on occasion, by notaries. Lawyers are responsible for counselling their clients and representing them before the courts. Depending on the client’s preference, these services are provided either by lawyers who are permanent employees of the legal aid network or by lawyers in private practice.
The Legal Information Clinic at McGill (LICM) is a non-profit, student-run, bilingual and free legal information service. Our mandate is to provide legal information, referral and community services to the McGill and Montréal communities, with a continuing commitment to meeting the needs of marginalized groups. Our volunteers do not provide legal advice; they only provide information.
For over 12 years, the Mile End Legal Clinic and its network of lawyers and law students have been dedicated to making justice accessible to citizens. We believe that no one should face legal problems without the necessary knowledge to protect and exercise their rights. Since its beginnings, the Clinic has helped a vast number of people by informing them of their rights and by offering them support throughout the judicial process