The Parents Legal Centre (PLC) is a Legal Services Society (Legal Aid BC) service to help eligible parents, or people standing in the place of a parent, with child protection matters. The PLC offers early intervention in dealing with the Ministry of Children and Family Development or a Delegated Aboriginal Agency. PLC lawyers provide legal advice and representation at collaborative processes or at court, and PLC advocates provide support throughout the process, as well as help accessing community resources and agencies.
The Vancouver PLC is located at Robson Square Provincial Court to help clients from Vancouver and Burnaby and has been operating since February 2015.
The Surrey PLC opened on February 19, 2018. The Surrey PLC will help parents facing matters that could go to Surrey Provincial Court. This centre will help parents in Surrey, White Rock, parts of Langley, and parents from Delta with cases handled by Métis Family Services. The Surrey PLC is located at:
7337 137th Street
Newton Town Centre, Surrey
If you have any questions, please contact the Surrey PLC at 604-595-4360 or the Vancouver PLC at 604-601-6310.