Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Community Legal Information Association of P.E.I., Inc.

Province/Territory
Prince Edward Island

Type of service
Information & Resource Centres

Services offered
Services offered by the Community Legal Information Association of Prince Edward Island, Inc. (CLIA) include a toll-free legal information line, a legal information resource centre, a lawyer referral service, and free resources and publications about the law and the justice system, available online and in paper copies. CLIA staff research and publish plain language legal information, act as a resource for individuals and groups, refer people to other services as needed and provide speakers for meetings, schools, and events throughout P.E.I. CLIA also organizes legal workshops and plans special education projects.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Department of Justice and Public Safety - Community Legal Information Association of Prince Edward Island, Inc. (CLIA)is the designated Public Legal Education & Information (PLEI) group for the province.

How to access this service
Visit http://www.cliapei.ca, call (902-892-0853 or 1-800-240-9798), email ( ), or visit in person.

Location(s)
Royalty Centre
Room 111
40 Enman Crescent
Charlottetown, PE C1E 1E6
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
Publications are primarily in English and French, plus a few Farsi, Mandarin, Japanese and Spanish items. Arabic and Vietnamese translations of some materials should be available by 2018.

Publications/information
CLIA Web site

Over 65 free publications on federal and provincial laws. Topics range from buying property on PEI to child support to being an executor for an estate. All publications are available in hard copy and on CLIA’s Web site.

Costs
No charge for most publications and services. The Lawyer Referral Service costs $25 + HST for an appointment with a lawyer for up to 45 minutes. CLIA also sells an Uncontested Divorce kit for $50 and a Power of Attorney kit for $20.

Contact person(s)
David Daughton, Executive Director
Community Legal Information Association of P.E.I., Inc.
40 Enman Crescent
Charlottetown, PE C1E 1E6
Telephone: 902-892-0853 or 1-800-240-9798
(Atlantic region only)
Fax: 902-368-4096
Email:

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