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Advance Planning Clinics

Our staff lawyers and volunteer legal professionals can help eligible low-income older adults (55+) with drafting and executing Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Representation Agreements.  

For more information, please call our Seniors Abuse and Information Line at 604-437-1940 or Toll Free at 1-866-437-1940

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Age: 55+
  • Gross income: $40,000 + $10,000 per additional household member (e.g. $50,000 for 2, $60,000 for 3, and $70,000 for 4)
  • Asset test applied during booking

Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.

What are the tools?


Provides instructions for what happens to your body and everything you own (your "estate"), when you die, and appoints someone who will execute those instructions (your "executor").

Power of Attorney

Appoints someone you trust (your "Attorney") to manage your financial and legal matters in case you are unable to while you are alive.

Representation Agreement

Appoints someone who represents you for:​ health and some financial decisions (section 7) health and personal care matters (section 9)​.

Clinic Locations:

In partnership with local hosting agencies, our Advance Planning Clinics are available at several locations across BC by appointment: 

Prince George Council of Seniors Resource Centre

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month by appointment.

Nanaimo Family Life Association

Every 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month by appointment.

This page was reviewed in April 2023

Seniors Abuse & Information Line (SAIL)

SAIL is a confidential means for seniors to speak to a professional intake worker about issues that affect their well-being, receive information, or learn about our programs. Call 604-437-1940 or Toll-Free at 1-866-437-1940 weekdays 8am to 8pm and weekends 10am to 5:30pm. Language interpretation is available. 

Our Funders

Seniors First BC’s services are funded through our valued funders and donors.
Law Foundation
British Columbia


Seniors First BC is a charitable, non-profit society that provides information, advocacy, and support to seniors across BC who are dealing with issues affecting their well-being.

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