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Legal Information and the COVID-19 Pandemic

covid-19 (coronavirus) and the law

Below you will find information about legal issues and changed legal procedures that may be relevant to you during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. Please note that the materials on this page will be updated as frequently as possible but may not be current.

PLIAN Services during the covid-19 pandemic

PLIAN remains committed to providing legal information and education services to all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, for an indefinite period we will be working remotely. Our office locations in St. John’s and Happy Valley-Goose Bay will be closed until further notice. However, our Legal Information Line, Lawyer Referral Service, and the Journey Project/Sexual Violence Legal Support Service remain operational and can be reached by phone or email at the following contacts:

Legal Information Line/Lawyer Referral Service (Monday-Friday; 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM)

Phone: 1-888-660-7788 or 709-722-2643


Journey Project/Sexual Violence Legal Support Service

Phone: 1-833-722-2805


Please check our website, Twitter, and Facebook pages regularly for any new updates. We hope to continue to provide you with the same services and assistance as always.