Program

CWAV - Poverty Law Advocate

These are some of the areas where the Advocate can support you with both information and navigation:

● Income Security

● Debt Issues

● Landlord and Tenancy rights

● Income Assistance

● Canada Pension Plan (CPP) forms

● Old Age Pension

● Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

● Senior’s Financial Concerns

● Worker’s Compensation/WorkBC

● Employment Standards

● Taxes

Poverty Law Advocate Lia Versaevel is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and under some circumstances, during the evening or on Saturdays. Appointments are recommended.


The Law Foundation encourages Community Involvement, Systemic Advocacy, Research and Public Legal Information. Should your Organization request a speaker for an event or regular meeting, the Law Advocate would be pleased to make arrangements to provide training or information on the area of Poverty Law that is of interest to your group. Evening and weekend times are available with a month’s advance notice.

Contact: 12506061288 or povertylawadvocate@cwav.org