News from Northumberland Community Legal Centre

Northumberland Community Legal Centre provides free legal services to low-income residents of Northumberland County.

The clinic assists low income people with a range of legal issues including Tenants’ rights (tenants only), Ontario Works, Ontario Disability, Canada Pension Plan, Workplace Safety & Insurance (workers only), Criminal Injuries Compensation, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards, and Human Rights.

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November 24: Youth Justice Forum hosted by Northumberland Community Legal Centre & JFCY

When: Thursday, November 24, 2016, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Cobourg Community Centre, 750 D'Arcy Street, Cobourg K9A 0G1

RSVP: by Friday November 18 to: 905-373-4464 or

JFCY is partnering with the Northumberland Community Legal Centre to present their 14th Annual Justice Forum, with a focus on youth justice.

October 28, 2016

November 23: Family Law Information Session, Cobourg

When: Monday, November 23, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Where: Cobourg Public Library Community Centre, 200 Ontario Street, Cobourg

The Northumberland Community Legal Centre presents an information session on free family law services available to low-income residents of Northumberland County.

November 16, 2015

September 27 workshop in Cobourg: Who can make decisions for you when you can't?

Date Friday, September 27, 2013
Time 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Place Cobourg Library, Rotary Room, 200 Ontario Street, Cobourg
Contact April Maurer, 905-373-4464 or

This LEARN LAW Legal Awareness Workshop will look at issues of consent, capacity, and problems related to powers of attorney.

September 05, 2013

October 16: 11th Annual Justice Forum, Cobourg

Date Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Time 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Place Cobourg Public Library, 200 Ontario Street, Cobourg
Contact 905-373-4464 or
RSVP Northumberland Community Legal Centre by Friday, October 11

Panel members will talk about how to recognize a crime of violence, where they occur, and the effect crimes of violence have on different communities.

September 05, 2013

August 13: Opportunity for community organization staff to learn about free legal services, Cobourg

Date Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Time 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Place The Fleming Building, room 321, 1005 Elgin St. W., Cobourg
Contact April Maurer to register by August 5
Phone 905-373-4464 or toll-free 1-800-850-7882

This is an opportunity for librarians and community organization staff to learn about when and where to refer clients to legal services.

July 18, 2013

October 17: 9th Annual Justice Forum in Cobourg

Date October 17, 2011
Time 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where Cobourg Columbus Community Centre, 292 Spencer Street (corner of Spencer and D'Arcy) 
Contact Teresa Williams
Phone 905-373-4464

The Northumberland Community Legal Centre is hosting their 9th Annual Justice Forum. This year's forum will be focused on the Social Assistance Review currently underway in Ontario.

October 06, 2011

October 15: Youth Justice Forum

Date October 15, 2010
Time 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Where Port Hope Town Park Recreation Centre, 62 McCaul Street, Port Hope

The Northumberland Community Legal Centre is holding its eighth annual Justice Forum, which will address youth justice issues.

September 30, 2010

April 29: Western Northumberland Information Fair

Date April 29, 2010
Time 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where Town Park Recreation Centre, 62 McCaul St., Port Hope

This fair features information about community services including financial, legal, and health supports.

February 18, 2010