Providing Information, Advice, Referrals & More

We provide information, advice, referrals and representation on a variety of issues including:

  • Income assistance - disability applications & appeals, information rights & benefits, etc.
  • Housing - residential tenancy issues for tenants
  • Employment Issues - employment insurance, employment standards
  • Canada Pension Plan - disability applications & appeals

Meetings are generally by appointment only. Our meeting with you is confidential. We will not contact any agency without your written permission.

The Community Legal Advocacy Centre is funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia.

Serving residents of Abbotsford, Chilliwack & Mission.

Additional Links


Dial-A-Law is a library of free legal information in BC, prepared by lawyers. It has practical information on over 130 legal topics in BC. You can learn about legal rights and responsibilities, and the legal system. Dial-A-Law transcripts are offered in English, Chinese and Punjabi. Scripts are also available online in digital audio format.

Dial-A-Law is available in two ways:

Telephone: 604.687.4680 or outside Greater Vancouver call 1.800.565.5297


Lawyer Referral Service

This service is designed to assist the general public in finding the appropriate lawyer. The lawyer will provide up to a half hour consultation for $25 (plus tax). This interview is to find out whether or not the caller has a legal problem. If both parties agree to proceed with services, then they may do so at the lawyer's regular fee.

Telephone: (604) 687-3221 or Toll-Free: 1-800-663-1919
Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm