About Us - Community Advocacy & Legal Centre


About Us


The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre is a non-profit community legal clinic.  We serve low income residents of Hastings, Prince Edward and Lennox & Addington counties.  The clinic (formerly known as Hastings and Prince Edward Legal Services) is currently staffed by lawyers, community legal workers, and support staff and is funded by Legal Aid Ontario.  A community-based Board of Directors is responsible for the clinic's operation. 


Read our Annual Reports to learn more about what we do. Visit our Services page for the services we provide.


See a map of the geographical area we serve.


Mission, Vision, Values

Mission Statement

The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre provides access to justice through quality legal services, advocacy and information for people living on a low income or in poverty.


We strive to achieve social justice with dignity by influencing change in our community, our institutions and the law.


We believe:

  • Justice is a right for individuals and communities

  • In being client centered and accessible

  • Every person is of infinite value

  • In being responsive to, and collaborative with, our community

  • In creative, innovative and effective services and work