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LEAP in the City

LEAP - Dalhousie Legal Aid Service

Daily Event: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

Halifax, NS

LEAP in the City

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Income Assistance - Aug. 19
This is a six hour session designed to provide advocates whose low-income clients often face difficulties with Nova Scotia's Income Assistance programs (IA). Topics to be discussed include: the laws governing Income Assistance in Nova Scotia, eligibility and entitlement to IA services, navigating the system for your clients, appealing decisions, and resources for advocates and clients. There will be a one hour lunch break, but please note that lunch is NOT provided. Coffee and tea will be provided throughout the day.
1 hour before event starts Free  
Access to Legal Aid Services - Aug 19
This is a 90 minute session designed to provide advocates whose low-income clients need legal representation. Topics to be discussed include: the laws governing Legal Aid in Nova Scotia, what kinds of legal problems they can help with, eligibility, navigating the system for your clients, appealing decisions, and resources for advocates and clients.
1 hour before event starts Free  
Residential Tenancies - Aug 20
This is a full day session designed to provide advocates whose low-income clients often face difficulties with their rental situation. Topics to be discussed include: the laws governing residential tenancies in Nova Scotia, landlords’ rights and obligations, tenants’ right and obligations, assisting your clients with filing a complaint or with responding to their landlord’s complaint, appealing decisions, and resources for advocates and clients. There will be a one hour lunch break, but please note that lunch is NOT provided. Coffee and tea will be provided throughout the day.
1 hour before event starts Free  
"Majority Rules" - Aug. 21
This is a half day session. Participants are asked to vote in advance for their preference of topic. The one topic with the most interest will be the subject of the session on Day 3. Options are either CPP Disability, Human Rights or E.I.
1 hour before event starts Free  

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Event Details

Legal Education for Advocates Project provides training for community support workers and other advocates whose clients are of low-income. 

Day 1 - Income Assistance (9am - 3pm)

         - Access to Legal Aid Services (3pm - 4:30pm)

Day 2 - Residential Tenancies (9am - 4pm)

Day 3 - "Majority Rules" (9am - 12:30pm) *Participants are asked to vote in advance for their preference of topic. The one topic with the most interest will be the subject of the session on Day 3. Options are either CPP Disability, Human Rights or E.I. 

Have questions about LEAP in the City? Contact LEAP - Dalhousie Legal Aid Service

Where



Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University
6061 University Avenue
Room 305
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Canada

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LEAP - Dalhousie Legal Aid Service

LEAP is Dalhousie Legal Aid's own Legal Education for Advocates Project. 

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