Our Legal Services will be temporarily closed from August 21st - September 10th. If you require a service from our legal programs between these times, please contact us after these dates.
Our Legal Services are open to all members of the community. Have a question? Unsure where to start? Fill out our form to inquire about a specific program below or which community resources may be able to help you navigate the legal system. For urgent matters, please click here.
Form Filling Assistance: Form filling assistance is offered to all persons by appointment at reachAbility's office at 3845 Joseph Howe Drive, Suite 201. Our weekly summer form filling clinic at Chebucto Connections is now open on Fridays from 12 - 2. Simply check our calendar below to see if the clinic is open and drop by during these times to receive some assistance!
Legal Referral Service: This service connects Nova Scotians with disabilities to a volunteer lawyer for a free, one-hour consultation to receive information on their rights and their available options. For quick results, fill out our legal referral form here.
Community Outreach Initiative: Organizations can receive free ninety minute information session from a legal professional on a legal topic relevant to persons with disabilities. Organizations interested in hosting an information session, or lawyers or legal scholars interested in volunteering to present their expertise, should contact us using this page's contact form.
Model Accommodation Policy: This program was developed by reachAbility and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society to accommodate people with disabilities who work in the legal profession.
If you have any questions about our legal services, or any of reachAbility’s programs, contact us at (902) 429-5878. You may also email our Legal Services team directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
reachAbility thanks our volunteers from Pro Bono Dalhousie for their work in Legal Services, and the Law Foundation of Nova Scotia for their continued support in making this service possible.