Helps people facing criminal, family or social problems. Please visit our website for information on criminal, family and social justice issues, or feel free to contact us to find out how we can help you. You can even apply for legal aid right here on our website. At Nova Scotia Legal Aid, we are here to help Nova Scotians with criminal, family or social issues. The Social Justice Act provides assistance with income security and housing. For example, if you have a problem with your landlord or with Income Assistance, CPP or EI, we can help. Provides legal advice and representation in 3 main areas: Household income verification (income stub and copy of your last tax return or tax assessment) • Information about your case (court documents, criminal complaint documents, court orders) • Proof of identity varies • Some services may incur fees (e.g. registration fees) and/or contribution agreements may be required Eligible Persons income support or are in equivalent financial circumstances • Other arrangements may be made if a private lawyer cannot be hired Call or visit a local legal aid office or apply online • Applicants in the Sydney area must apply in person at the main office located at 15, Dorchester Street or dialing the general directory number or full-service toll-free number means a lawyer for the matter. For more information, visit the website. The Social Justice Act provides assistance with income security and housing, including but not limited to:.