Sexual Offences Handbook
Help & Shelter has kindly given permission for the electronic version of their Sexual Offences Act Handbook to be made available on our site as a means of public education
The Guyana Legal Aid Clinic provides free or subsidised legal advice and representation to people who cannot afford to pay for an attorney. We also refer people who need non-legal help to agencies that can assist them.
The Clinic now has four offices, all of which are open from 8.00 to 12.00 hrs and 13.00 to 16.00 hrs Monday to Friday.
The Georgetown office is located at First Floor, Eastern Section, Maraj Building, Lot 185 Charlotte and King Streets, Georgetown
New applicants for legal aid are taken on a drop-in basis from 8:30 to 11.30 hrs any weekday and from 13:15 to 14:30 hrs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Priority is given to urgent matters and to people who have come from out of Georgetown.
The Essequibo office is located in the RDC Compound at Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast (tel: 771 4007, 4008).
The West Coast Berbice office is located in the RDC Compound, Fort Wellington, West Coast Berbice (tel: 232 0952, 0953).
The East Berbice/Corentyne office is located in the RDC Compound, Vryman's Erven, New Amsterdam, Berbice (tel: 333 5254).
GAWL's The Law and You Series
The Guyana Association of Women Lawyers has kindly given permission for their “The Law and You IV" booklet to be made available on our website as a means of public education
The Women and Gender Equality Commission has kindly given permission for the electronic version of their booklets on the Revised Constitution of Guyana 2001 to be made available on our website as a means of public education.
Red Thread's Household Guide to the Domestic Violence Act
Red Thread Women's Development Organisation has kindly given permission for their Household Guide to the Domestic Violence Act to be accessed from our website.