Legal Services

Legal Services offered by the Clinic:


  • Pre refugee claim consultations
  • Representation and assistance throughout the entire refugee determination procedure (including pre and post refugee claim)
  • Volunteer counsel and research assistants provided for each claim (in house training provided to volunteer counsel and research assistants)
  • Mock (practice) refugee hearings
  • Assistance filling out Permanent Residence applications
  • Assistance preparing applications for Permanent Residence on Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds
  • Assistance preparing Pre Removal Risk Assessment applications
  • Assistance for refugee claimants who have been detained
  • Assistance preparing work/study/health coverage applications (provided by Settlement team)


Information regarding timelines and processes are upcoming.

Please call the Halifax Refugee Clinic (902-422-6736) for specific queries regarding the refugee determination procedure in Canada.