Community Legal Assistance Society

(604) 685-3425 ∙ 1-888-685-6222
F: (604) 685-7611

300-1140 Pender St W
Vancouver, BC V6E 4G1

Executive Director—Aleem Bharmal
CLAS is a non-profit legal aid society that assists people with legal problems, particularly those with a low income or a physical or mental disability, or people whose human rights need protection.

Community Law Program
The lawyers in this program assist clients with issues relating to housing security, income security, workers’ rights, equality, and issues impacting people with mental illness.

Mental Health Law Program
This program provides representation to people involuntarily detained under the Mental Health Act or found Not Criminally Responsible or Unfit to Stand Trial under the Criminal Code of Canada.

Community Advocate Support Line
(604) 681-2275 ∙ 1-888-781-2275
This is a dedicated telephone support line exclusively for advocates and community workers in BC.

BC Human Rights Clinic
(604) 622-1100 ∙ 1-855-685-6222
F: (604) 685-7611
www.bchrc.net
The Clinic provides free representation to complainants who have cases before the BC Human Rights Tribunal on a province-wide basis.