Our legal aid services are integrated into our Public Legal Help Scheme (PLHS) which is dedicated to meeting the legal needs of low-income people in Africa with emphasis on innovation, language access, and a holistic approach to client care. We support clients with case evaluation, advice, and counsel, clinics, workshops, self-help centers, direct representation impact litigation, policy advocacy and alternative dispute resolution mechanism.
HOW TO GET HELP
There are four ways to get help today. You can contact us, attend a free workshop, visit one of our Human Rights Office or find more information about our referral programs.
- CONTACT US
Call our Hotline at 07010011461or 09083191010. Our Hotline offers free evaluation, advice, and counsel. Once you are connected with any of our officers, you will be provided with a plan to assess and address your needs. You can also visit our Human Rights Office at No 34 Isolo Road Ijegun Lagos State Nigeria or fill our online complaint form and your complaints will be attended to promptly and effectively.
- FREE WORKSHOPS
We provide free workshops to assist low- income earners to understanding some basic legal principles and processes to enable them manage their day to day activities.
We offer workshops covering the following topics:
Have you been served with an eviction notice? Our Unlawful Detainer (UD) Workshops provide litigants with an overview of the rights and duties of landlords and tenants and the process of recovery of premises
Debt Collection/Debt Relief Workshop
The workshop provides information and assists litigants who have questions about debt collection practices, litigants who have been sued in court on a debt collection issue, and litigants who have had a debt collection judgment entered against them.
Small Claims Workshop
Led by a Small Claims advisor, self-represented litigants learn how to prepare a case and how to collect a judgment. These workshops are free and open to the public at our office location (first-come, first served basis).
Family Life workshops
The workshop provides information and assists to families on marriages, child rights, women’s rights
Human rights workshops
The workshop provides information and assists to the general public on issues of violation, enforcement and defence of human rights.
Crime prevention workshop
The workshop provides information and assists
to the general public on security tips and tips to stay out of crime
Where we can not resolve a case, we have a tradition of referring the case to sister agencies (Government or Non Government organizations) for further actions.