About Legal Aid Saskatchewan

Legal Aid Saskatchewan is a publicly funded organization championing access to justice through professional legal services.


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Legal Aid Saskatchewan is governed by the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission which was created through the provincial Legal Aid Act. This was created to provide legal services to persons and organizations for criminal and civil matters where those persons and organizations are financially unable to secure these services from their own resources. The organization has been in existence since 1974.

The Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission uses a salaried staff delivery model for most of its clients. It employs lawyers, legal assistants and administrative staff located in offices throughout the province. The services of private practice lawyers may be used where the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission believes it would better serve the client.

Legal Aid Saskatchewan has offices all over Saskatchewan and each municipality is unique in its own way. See the locations of our area offices as well as links to each municipality's website to further inform you what each area offices city or town has to offer.

The Provincial Government, through Saskatchewan Justice, funded The Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission. By agreement, the Government of Canada reimburses the Province for some legal aid expenditures on criminal matters and Youth Criminal Justice Act matters.

Legal Services

Legal Aid Saskatchewan provides legal advice and representation to eligible clients.

Organization

Legal Aid Saskatchewan is a staff-based legal aid plan. Explore a breakdown of our team.

History

Learn about the history of Legal Aid Saskatchewan and how our organization came to be.

Governance

Meet the governance board responsible for overseeing Legal Aid Saskatchewan.

2022-2025 Strategic Priorities

Learn more about Legal Aid Saskatchewan's vision, mission, values and strategic priorities.

Where we work

The Legal Aid Saskatchewan team works throughout the province.

Commitments to TRC Calls to Action

We are committed to reconciliation with First Nations communities and the objectives of the TRC Calls to Action.

Client Service Standards

Learn about Legal Aid Saskatchewan's client service standards.

Careers

Legal Aid Saskatchewan employees are committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients.

Are you eligible for legal aid?

Figure out if you're eligible to receive assistance from Legal Aid Saskatchewan.
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How do you apply for legal aid?

There are a few ways for you to apply for legal aid. We'll show you how.
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