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Poverty Law


The poverty law advocate helps clients navigate government systems. With tenancy advocacy, welfare rights, disability rights and applications, pension issues, general questions around your legal rights and responsibilities with various government programs.

These include but are not limited to:
        Tenancy
        Negotiating with landlords
        Assistance with applying for dispute resolution
        Knowing your rights and responsibilities
        Landlord and tenant workshops
        Attending dispute resolutions

        Welfare
        Application
        Rights and responsibilities workshops
        Entitlements
        Appeals on decisions
        Attending tribunals

        Disability - PWD, PPMB and CPP-D
        Applications
        Entitlements
        Appeals
        Attending tribunals

        Pensions - OAP, OAS and GIS
        Applications
        Appeals
        Entitlements