Community Legal Education Association (Manitoba) Inc. – a charitable organization that provides legal information to Manitobans and a law phone-in and Lawyer Referral program. Go to Community Legal Association or call 204-943-2382.
To reach the Law Phone-In and Lawyer Referral Program, call 204-943-2305 (Winnipeg) or toll-free 1-800-262-8800 (outside Winnipeg only). It is not an emergency or a drop-in service. Office hours are 9 am to 4 pm, Mon-Fri.
Legal Help Centre – For legal information and referrals and free drop-in clinics for low income individuals, call 204-258-3096 or visit Legal Help Centre.
Public Interest Law Centre (includes the Poverty Law Unit) – This office of Legal Aid Manitoba accepts eligible cases about income security and housing issues. This includes appeals to decisions by Employment and Income Assistance (EIA), Canada Pension Plan (CPP), worker’s Compensation board (WCB), Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation (MPIC) and Residential Tenancies Branch (RTB). Call 1-800-261-2960 or visit Legal Aid Manitoba - Public Interest Law Centre.
Consumer Protection Office – For information on consumer rights in Manitoba or help with consumer-related complaints call 1-800-782-0067 or visit Consumer Protection Office.
A directory of supports and services available throughout Manitoba. Call 1-866-266-4636 or go to the Contact Community Information community services directory.
Community Financial Counselling Services (CFCS) – A free, non-profit, United way and Government of Manitoba funded agency providing counselling, education and options for accessing resources, managing income, debt and navigating the financial systems that affect your daily life. Contact 1-888-573-2383 or visit CFCS.
Manitoba Securities Commission – Contains education programs about real estate, investing basics, child savings, women’s programs and other information.