Prison Law Services – Temporary Absences

As part of Nova Scotia Legal Aid’s ongoing response to the impact of COVID-19 upon persons in custody, NSLA Offices are available to provide summary advice services and assist clients requesting temporary absences from provincial institutions.  Applications for legal aid can be done by telephone or online at Please note NSLA Offices are closed to walk-in traffic but can be reached by telephone or email. You can find the nearest NSLA Office here: .