Since every situation is unique, you may need information or legal advice additional to help you overcome the events that you are experiencing. Here you will find a selection of useful resources to assist you in your efforts. These resources are free or at low cost.
Centre d’aide aux victimes d’actes criminels (CAVAC) – www.cavac.qc.ca
You can turn to an assistance Centre for victims of criminal acts (CAVAC) in order to receive aid if you are a victim of fraud, domestic violence or any other criminal act.
Centres of assistance and support to the complaints of the network of health and social services — 1-877-767-2227 and www.fcaap.ca
If your rights as a user of the network of health and social services are not respected, you can make a complaint. The Centres of assistance and support to the complaints are there to support you.
Centres of neighbourhood justice (CJP) – www.justicedeproximite.qc.ca
Throughout the year, you can visit the justice Center near your area for legal information. Currently, the offices of these centres are closed. However, you can get legal information by phone by contacting the CJP to your region.
Clinical legal assistance COVID-19 – 1-866-699-9729
The current situation creates legal issues without precedent. If you have any questions, either on consent to care, your financial benefit or any other issue of legal nature, legal practitioners are available from 8 h 30 to 16 h 30 to respond to you. This free clinic was established by the legal services Commission (PSC) and the Centre d’accès à l’information juridique (CAIJ), at the initiative of the ministry of Justice of Quebec and the Barreau du Québec.
Standards Commission, equity, health and safety in the workplace (CNESST) – www.cnesst.gouv.qc.ca
To answer the many questions you might ask are in the field of labour law, the CNESST has put in place a section “Questions and answers” on its website. There you will find information on the health and safety at work, labour standards, on the compensation as well as specific information for pregnant workers.
Telephone line of the Chamber of notaries — 1-800-NOTAIRE (668-2473)
This line gives Quebecers speak free of charge to notary to get legal information on a variety of topics such as buying a home, starting a business, a marriage, the birth of a child, the illness or death of a loved one.
Telephone line for victims of domestic violence (Juripop) – 1-844-312-9009
If you have family law issues in connection with a situation of domestic violence, you can contact this telephone line offered by Juripop and have a telephone meeting for 20 minutes with a lawyer.
Family mediation : research tool of Justice Quebec – www.justice.gouv.qc.ca
If you are in the process of separating, or if the current situation requires that you revoyiez the terms of custody or amount of support, you can call the family mediation at a distance. The website of the ministry of Justice of Quebec offers a search tool that will allow you to find a family mediator available in your area.
Government web Sites
At any time, you can check the government websites in quebec.ca/coronavirus and canada.ca for general information related to the health crisis. These sites are constantly updated and will redirect you to resources tailored to your needs.
Informational text – This text is not legal advice; it is recommended to consult with a lawyer or a notary public to such a notice. Éducaloi is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inform Quebecers of their rights and obligations in a clear language”.