Free legal assistance for new immigrants

There will be sessions on family law, debt and financing, small claims and citizenship.

Kelowna Community Resources immigrant services program will present a legal information series for immigrants in partnership with the Law Foundation of BC and Pushor Mitchell law firm.

The fall series will focus on issues of interest to individuals and families who are immigrants and migrants to the region with sessions on family law, debt and financing, small claims and citizenship.

The sessions are Thursday, Oct. 1, Family Law with Brian Anslow, lawyer with Glazier Polley; Wednesday, Oct. 7, Debt and Financing with Stewart Rennie; Monday, Oct. 19, Small Claims with Parveen Shergill and Joel Wonnacott, lawyers with Pushor Mitchell; and Thursday, Nov. 5, Citizenship with Sandra Hakanson, lawyer with Pushor Mitchell.

Working with newcomers on a daily basis, KCR immigrants services has determined that its clients often require more customized support when using legal services. All sessions are free with complimentary child minding available.

Call 250-860-4911 or email dorothee@kcr.ca for more information.