Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Family Law Information Centres / Family Resource Centres / Family Justice Centres (Nunavut)

Province/Territory
Nunavut

Type of service
Information & Resource Centres

Services offered
The law library, housed in the Nunavut Court of Justice, has designated an area for family law information. It acts as a ’one-stop’ information service for family law issues.

The Legal Services Board provides family law information to the public through its website or in person at one of the three legal clinics located in Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Justice and Legal Services Board

How to access this service
Law Library:
Box 297
Iqaluit NU X0A 0H0
Telephone: 867-975-6134
Email:
Fax: 867-975-6148

Legal Services Board:
Website: http://nulas.ca/en/public-legal-education/

Location(s)
The law library is located in Iqaluit, on the main floor of the courthouse, also known as the Nunavut Justice Centre (Building 510).

The Legal Services Board is located in Gjoa Haven and operates three legal clinics: Kitikmeot Law Centre (25 Mitik St, Cambridge Bay, 1-866-240-4006), Kivalliq Legal Services (18-4 Avinngaq Street, Rankin Inlet, 1-800-606-9400), and Maliiganik Tukisiiniakvik Legal Services (Building 1104-B, Iqaluit, 1-866-202-5593).

[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English & French. Translation services are available as required.

Publications/information
The Law Librarian provides family law reference materials and information to interested parties upon request. Some publications are available in Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English & French. Translation services are available as required.

Costs
No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Not applicable

Contact person(s)
Law Library: Law Librarian

Legal Services Board: Executive Director

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