Below is a list of legal information resources, including community organizations based in the Outaouais who offer free to low-cost services and support, as well as online resources, such as Éducaloi, who offer law-in-plain-language information. If you required additional information, or have a resource you think would be helpful, please connect with us 819-557-0615 or
The Table régionale des organismes communautaires autonomes de l’Outaouais (TROCAO) has put together a Detailed List of Legal Resources for Individuals and Community-Based Organizations of the Outaouais Region. A special thank you to TROCAO for gathering this information and providing a translation for our English-speaking community.
Centre de Justice de proximité de l’Outaouais
Provides free and confidential legal information, support and referral services.
5, Laval Street, Suite 201 in Gatineau (Hull sector).
819-600-4600 or 1-844-606-4600
Offers low-cost one-hour consultations with a lawyer that is voluntarily enrolled within the service.
Offers an online tool to help you find a lawyer that is voluntarily enrolled within the service. The referral service is provided by lawyers from the Barreau du Québec with experience in a wide variety of fields
Offer basic legal information through their info line. You can also find information on wills, protection mandates, power of attorney and more on their website
Call 1-800-668-2473 (1-800-NOTAIRE), from 8:30 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday
Defends the rights and interests of single‑parent and blended families in Québec.
Coalition des Familles LGBTQ+
Community rights organization that advocates for the social and legal recognition of families that come under the umbrella of sexual and gender diversity. They offer a wide range of workshops and training, as well as resources, including Legal Information for LGBT Families and Future Families
The Commission des services juridiques is the agency responsible for applying Québec’s Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services and for ensuring that legal aid is provided to any eligible person who applies for it. The Commission also manages two programs that help parents ask for changes in child support and child custody without going to court: SARPA and HAS.
Founded in 2020 by a multidisciplinary team of professors from the University of Ottawa and the Université du Québec en Outaouais, the clinic was created in response to research findings showing an increase in the number of people experiencing mental health problems and/or homelessness.
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Additional Legal Resources
We’ve put together a number of videos under the theme: Understanding the Law: Your Rights & Responsibilities.
The first video in the series is hosted by Madison, a Psychology Student at the University of Ottawa (and Connexions Volunteer Student) who chats with us about the different types of scams, and what to do if you suspect a scam.