The Alex – $80,940
Provision of legal information and referrals to adult and youth clients by a justice navigator.
Ambrose University – $50,000
Resources to assist with the planning and execution of initiatives taken on by the Justice Constellation.
Calgary Legal Guidance – $2,990,000
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; Homeless Outreach Program, Domestic Violence Family Law Program; Sahwoo Mohkaak Tsi Ma Taas; Elder Law Program; Social Benefits Advocacy Program.
Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter Association – $166,552
Provision of legal information, assistance and referral to vulnerable women.
Central Alberta Legal Clinic Foundation
Volunteer lawyer clinic services – $729,804
Volunteer legal advice clinic, outreach and local follow-up advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs, coordination of Medicine Hat Legal Help Clinic.
Immigration Law Project – $99,912
Provides follow-up services to those needing legal advice relating to immigration issues throughout Central Alberta, Medicine Hat, Lloydminster and Fort McMurray.
Central Alberta Women’s Outreach Society
Legal Information and Referral Program – $153,628
Provision of legal information, assistance and referral in Red Deer and surrounding communities.
Paralegal Support Services Project – $139,488
Provides assistance and legal information to vulnerable individuals regarding legal processes and concerns. Services address issues such as completing court and government forms and procedures, EPOs and family law applications, and assisting individuals dealing with issues such as criminal-related offences, landlord/tenant issues, or outstanding fines or warrants.
Cochrane and Area Victim Services Society – $100,500
Court Advocacy Project – Court support, providing information, referrals and advocacy to victims and witnesses going through the criminal justice system.
Crowsnest Pass Women’s Resource and Crisis Centre – $30,360
Provides free legal information, support and referral services to residents of southwestern rural Alberta.
Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Volunteer lawyer clinic services – $2,198,792
Volunteer legal advice clinic, follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs.
Grande Prairie Legal Guidance – $73,624
Volunteer legal advice clinic; information and referral; public legal education.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary
Calgary Adult and Youth Court Program – $148,068
Provides information on court procedures, processes, options and referrals for individuals attending first and subsequent appearances in criminal or traffic court in Calgary.
Regional Court Project – $93,140
Provides information, referral and support to persons attending courts in South Regional Courts (Airdrie, Okotoks) and North Regional Courts (Cochrane, Canmore, and Didsbury) in the Adult Criminal and Case Management Office and Youth Courts, (as well as Traffic Court in South Region).
Domestic Violence Court Project – $38,284
Provides information on court procedures, processes, options and referrals for individuals attending first and subsequent appearances at the Calgary Domestic Violence Court.
Lethbridge Court Pilot Project – $73,000
Provides information on court procedures, processes, options and referrals for individuals attending first and subsequent appearances in court in Lethbridge.
Regional Court East, Strathmore, Siksika Pilot Project – $37,004
Provides information on court procedures, processes, options and referrals for individuals attending first and subsequent appearances at court in Strathmore and Siksika First Nation.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton
Edmonton Adult Court Program – $482,688
Information, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Provincial Court;
Edmonton Youth Court Program – information, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Youth and Family Court;
Volunteer lawyer clinic at the Edmonton Institution for Women;
Satellite Court Work #1 in St Albert, Stony Plain and Morinville; and
Satellite Court Work #2 in Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park
Satellite Court Work #3 in Wetaskiwin, Camrose and Ponoka
Satellite Court Work #4 in Red Deer
Satellite Court Work #5 in Fort McMurray – $82,368
Satellite Court Assistance Program (SCAP) – $105,333
Legal advice, information and mentorship for young women involved in the court system.
Lethbridge Legal Guidance – $439,076
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs.
Pro Bono Law Alberta
Pro bono legal services delivery – $221,692
Document Assembly Support Service (DASS) Needs Assessment Project – $34,500
Project to conduct a needs assessment on the need for a Document Assembly Support Service (“DASS”) that would serve to assist self-represented litigants (SRLs) complete civil legal/court documents.
Document Assembly Support Service (DASS) – Needs Assessment Project Extension – $8,940
Ethics review process for the DASS needs assessment.
2020 National Pro Bono Conference – $25,140
Student Legal Assistance, University of Calgary – $440,976
Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students.
Student Legal Services of Edmonton – $482, 135
Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students, including Pro Bono Students Canada at the University of Alberta.
University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, Pro Bono Students Canada – $31,125
Coordinates law student volunteers who deliver pro bono legal services under the supervision of volunteer lawyers to communities, organizations and individuals in need.
Women’s Centre of Calgary – $47,484
Legal advice clinics provide free, half-hour advice sessions to women on matters such as family issues, civil cases, immigration and other types of matters, not including criminal law.
Youth Restorative Action Project – $48,360
Youth Justice Committee Project – Support for programming to administer the restorative justice processes of the youth justice committee, including Extrajudicial Sanctions panels and Section 19 conferences, in Edmonton and surrounding rural areas.
Last updated May 28, 2020