Volunteers play an important role in our community legal clinic. Staff, volunteer clinic members, and board members work in partnership to protect the rights of low-income people and build a more fair and equitable community in Halton that is consistent with the clinic’s Mission Statement.
Volunteer clinic members and board members must live or work in Halton. This ensures that the legal clinic’s service priorities are determined based on the needs of low-income people living in Halton.
If you support the clinic’s Mission Statement and are interested in knowing more about becoming a clinic member or joining the Board of Directors, please contact us.
Halton Community Legal Services will provide high quality legal services in Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Employment Insurance, Tenant’s Rights, Canada Pension Plan disability pensions to the low income community. Advice, referrals, and legal services may be provided in other areas of law. Staff, Board Members, and members of the Corporation at large will strive to:
- Develop a planned approach to identify and serve community needs.
- Develop knowledge and expertise.
- Improve laws.
- Ensure community involvement and education.
- Promote self-help.
- Promote the mission statement.
Current Board Members
- Dianne Lemieux, Board Chair
- Charles N. Barhydt, Vice Chair
- Michael Kirlew, Treasurer
- Jasmine Spudic, Secretary
- Michael Patterson
- Jay Jackson
- Nick Praysner
- Catherine Surphlis Foks