Legal Advocacy Drop-In

Are you looking for legal support or information? Our new Legal Advocacy Drop-In may provide the resources you need.
Where: Community Room
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Repeats: December 16, January 6, January 20, February 3, March 9, April 6, May 11, June 15  
Event Details:

The Poverty Law Advocacy Program educates clients in the Sea to Sky Corridor about their legal rights, and responsibilities. The program provides support with tenancy law issues, employment law matters, human rights matters, appealing Assistance Benefits denials, and provides support at tribunal hearings and at mediations. The program also offers public education and acts as a centre of information for the community.

Eligibility:

  • A single person with an income of $30,000 or less
  • A single person with one dependant earning $35,000 or less (add $2,500 for each additional dependant)
  • A couple earning $40,000 or less (add $2,500 for each additional dependant)

To book an appointment, please contact the Peter Kabengele at 604-389-8069 or by email at peter.kabengele@sscs.ca. Peter will be at Whistler Public Library and available for drop-in meetings on the following dates: December 16, January 6, January 20, February 3, March 9, April 6, May 11, June 15.

If you can't join us for one of these drop-ins, Peter will be available in Pemberton and Squamish on the following dates:

Squamish Public Library (2 to 4:30 p.m.)
January 7, February 18, March 24,  April 28, May 19, June 23

 

Pemberton & District Public Library (2 to 4:30 p.m.)
January 13, February 10, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 8

 

About SSCS:

Sea to Sky Community Services Society (SSCS) is the region’s central source for integral social services that support individuals and families from every walk of life and through every stage of life. From prenatal care and early childhood development to youth, adult, senior and affordable housing services, SSCS delivers more than 40 programs that enhance people’s lives and build healthier communities.