Getting Legal Help

How to get legal help from Seniors First BC

Please call our confidential BC Provincial Seniors Abuse and Information line (SAIL)

 604-437-1940 (toll free – 1-866-437-1940).

Seniors First BC provides services to people age 55 and over, who are not able to access legal help elsewhere due to low income or other barriers.  We have a legal advocate as well as staff lawyers.


Legal Advocate

Our legal advocate may be able to provide legal advice and representation for the following legal issues:

  • Residential Tenancy/Housing
  • Debt
  • Pensions and Benefits

Lawyers

Seniors First BC does not provide assistance in all areas of law. We invite you to call our Seniors Abuse and Information Line to speak to a trained intake worker about the legal matter you need assistance with. Our Lawyers  may be able to provide legal advice and representation in the following areas:

  • Assisted Living/Long Term Care
  • Discrimination
  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Financial Exploitation
  • Consumer Complaints
  • Guardianship/Capacity
  • Pension Appeals

 


How to get legal help from Seniors First BC

Please call our Seniors Abuse and Information line (SAIL) at 604-437-1940 (toll free – 1-866-437-1940).


Satellite Clinics

We now offer legal clinics for seniors, who cannot otherwise afford assistance, at select locations in New Westminster, Surrey, Burnaby,Richmond, North Vancouver and Vancouver’s West End once a month.

Click here for more information.


Trial Preparation Clinic

Are you a senior representing yourself in a Small Claims Court proceeding?

Call 604-336-5653 to find out more about our Trial Preparation Clinic.


Our Funders

Seniors First BC’s Legal Programs are made possible with funding from:

The Law Foundation of BC