Services Offered

Prisoners’ Legal Services provides legal aid assistance to federal and provincial prisoners in British Columbia on issues that affect their liberty rights under s. 7 of the Charter, including:

Segregation/separate confinement;
Enhanced Supervision Program (ESP);
Disciplinary hearings;
Sentence calculation;
Transfers;
Parole applications;
Parole suspension; and
Detention hearings.

We can also provide some assistance for:

Conditions of confinement;
human rights; and
health care issues.

Services may range from summary advice to legal representation at hearings by an in-house or referral lawyer.