Legal Assistance

Caribbean Centre for Human Rights (CCHR)

Founded in 2006, the Caribbean Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) monitors human rights issues, and advocates with government stakeholders for the human rights of refugees and migrants in Trinidad and Tobago and across the Caribbean. CCHR provides human rights education and awareness through public campaigns, policy recommendations and legal advocacy, training and strategic partnerships.

In collaboration with UNHCR, has committed to provide free legal advice or support to asylum-seekers and refugees in Trinidad and Tobago.

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +1 868 230 7482

Legal Aid and Advisory Authority (LAAA)

The Legal Aid and Advisory Authority (LAAA) was established to provide affordable legal advice and representation in a variety of matters to members of the public who are of small or moderate means.

Legal advice and representation in Court are provided by in-house Legal Officers and Attorneys-at-Law in private practice, who are on the Legal Aid and Advisory Authority’s panel of Attorneys.

Address: Head Office, Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) Building
1st Floor, 42 Tenth Avenue
Barataria, Trinidad
Telephone: +1 868 638 5222
+1 868 674 0109
+1 868 674 6272
+1 868 675 4079

Legal Aid and Advisory Authority Service Brochure

Women's Institute for Alternative Development (WINAD)

The Women’s Institute for Alternative Development (WINAD) with the support of the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) has committed to providing free legal support to Venezuelan migrants who are in need, including:

  • legal representation for domestic violence matters
  • legal representation for custody, maintenance and immigration matters
  • legal letters and documents inclusive of Pre-action protocol letters, affidavits, registration documents, agreements
  • mediation support for landlord/tenant disputes and employer/employee disputes
  • legal advice
  • bail applications

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +1 868 310 7489