Get help with legal forms, find out your rights when laid off and get answers to common legal questions from the People's Law School.

Askanadvocate.ca by SOURCES
Website provides basic and clear information about tenancy, income assistance, disability benefits (provincial and federal), and other income supports. Has updated information on legal issues related to COVID-19. Has videos, FAQs, fact sheets, and links to other services and resources. 

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, watch out for associated scams. Fraudsters want to profit from consumers' fears, uncertainties and misinformation. Fraudsters are exploiting the crisis to facilitate fraud and cyber crime. 
Common Issues/Reported Scams
Report an Issue

Clicklaw Covid-19 Resources for British Columbians Wikibook
Find high-quality legal resources for issues relating to COVID-19.

Courthouse Libraries
14340 57th Ave Surrey
Tel: 604-572-2307 (Surrey) 1-800-665-2570 (Main)
The Court House Libraries branches are currently closed due to COVID-19 but staff are available for remote assistance at 1-800-665-2570. Check their website for updates on current service levels. The Surrey courthouse library is a small branch  library open to the public on Tuesdays (9:00-3:30pm). The library resources are mainly online, with a small print collection.  For reference assistance, please use our more comprehensive New Westminster courthouse library open Monday to Friday (8:30-12:00 and 12:30-4:00pm).

Court Houses of BC Libraries: COVID 19 Emergency Legislation
The Court House Libraries are keeping track of all of the new laws that both the Provincial and Federal Governments are passing in the wake of this pandemic. Updated frequently, and a good resource for more complex research.

COVID-19 Related Legal Information
The People's Law School thas put together a great resource on common legal issues arising during the coronavirus outbreak. Frequently updated.

Legal Information about Getting Temporarily Laid Off
Good, straightforward information on your rights and the employer's obligations when you have been temporarily laid off.

LGBTQ-Friendly Legal Services from Sher Vancouver
Find lawyer referrals, human rights information and other community resources.

SAIL (Seniors Abuse & Information Line)
#150-900 Howe Street Vancouver, BC  V6Z 2M4
Tel: 1-866-437-1940  info@seniorsfirstbc.ca
Offers a safe place for older adults, and those who care about them, to talk about situations where they feel they are being abused or mistreated. Also have information about elder abuse prevention. 8am-8pm daily except holidays. Language interpretation Monday to Friday, 9:00-4:00pm. TTY at 604-428-3359. Also offers legal help on certain issues to people age 55+, who cannot afford help.

Virtual Legal Forms Workshops
Tel: 778-522-2839
Get help completing legal forms in a one-hour session with a legal professional. Service available through videoconferencing in Zoom, or by phone. Book an appointment by phone or on their website.

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