Find an Advocate - Ontario - Legal Assistance

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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 211
Advocacy Description: 211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information and services to deal with life's challenges. 211's award-winning telephone helpline (2-1-1) and website provide a gateway to community,...
Tags: help line
Location: Toronto , ON , 2 Carlton Street Ste 701
Type(s) of Advocacy: Debt, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence
Telephone: 416-598-2656
Hours:
M, T, W, F 9 am to 5 pm; Thursdays 1 to 5 pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens in the Greater Toronto area. ACE provides direct legal services to low-income seniors, public...
Tags: consumer law, elder abuse, health law, home care, long term care, mental capacity law, retirement home tenancies, tenancy law
Location: Toronto , ON , 18 King Street East
Suite 901
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Violence
Telephone: (416) 214-4747
Advocacy Description: As a specialty clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario, the ACLC provides advice and represents African Canadians in a number of legal forums through race-based test cases that are likely to result in...
Location: Toronto , ON , 2141 Jane Street, 2nd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416.533.8545
Other Telephone: AIDS Program: 416.925.2800. Legal Clinic: 416.533.0680. Women’s Program: 416.533.6411
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples serves new immigrants from 20 Spanish-speaking countries as well as members of other communities. They offer a variety of services designed to overcome...
Tags: immigration help, Latin American, Latino/Latina, legal aid, legal assistance, settlement support, women's support
Location: Windsor , ON , 235 Eugenie St. W.
Suite 105A
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Family, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: (519) 966-5010
Hours:
Monday: 9am-5pm Tuesday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday: 9am - 2 pm Sunday: closed
Advocacy Description: At Family Services Windsor-Essex, we provide a variety of different programs and services to enrich the community. Services include: Counseling Adult Protective Service Worker Program (Support for...
Location: Toronto , ON , 27 Carlton St.
Suite #500
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance
Telephone: Hotline: 416-921-9494
Other Telephone: Organizational Inquiries: 416-646-1772
Advocacy Description: The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit organization that advocates for better rights for Tenants. The FMTA operates the Tenant Hotline, which offers referrals and...
Tags: tenancy rights, tenant advocacy, tenant helpline
Location: Richmond Hill , ON , 10271 Yonge St
Unit 303
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 905-508-1877
Other Telephone: 1-888-447-9602
Advocacy Description: The Housing Help Centre (HHC) maintains a housing registry to assist individuals in securing affordable accommodation in the rental market. Services include: Housing Help Centre Community Support...
Tags: counselling, crisis counselling, homelessness prevention, housing registry, housing support, ID clinic, social service support
Location: Toronto , ON , 815 Danforth Avenue, Suite 411
Type(s) of Advocacy: Activists, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Workers
Telephone: (416) 461-2411
Advocacy Description: IWC is an independent community legal aid clinic with eight caseworkers and two support staff. The clinic's services are free of charge. IWC often provides self-help information and makes referrals...
Tags: community legal aid, Criminal Injury Compensation, injured workers, legal aid clinic, legal assistance
Location: Marathon , ON , #109 – 52 Peninsula Square
P.O. Box 658
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)344-2478
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Armstrong , ON , 404 Main Street, Unit A
P.O. Box 1090
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)344-2478
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Thunder Bay , ON , 86 S. Cumberland St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (807)344-2478
Advocacy Description: This community legal clinic is an independent organization with an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. The clinic’s central office is in Thunder Bay and there are two branch offices in Geraldton and...
Location: Toronto , ON , Atrium on Bay
40 Dundas Street West, Suite 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Aboriginal and First Nations, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: (416) 979-1446
Other Telephone: TTY: (416) 598-8867 / 1-866-641-8867
Advocacy Description: LAO's mandate is to promote access to justice throughout Ontario for low-income individuals by means of providing consistently high quality legal aid services in a cost-effective and efficient manner...
Tags: law and lawyers, legal aid, legal assistance, legal certification program, legal clinic
Location: London , ON , 866 Dundas Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides specialized assistance to all individuals in obtaining government benefits to which they may be entitled, such as OAS, GIS, EI, Canada Pension Plan, Ontario Works, subsidized...
Tags: CPP, homelessness prevention, low income, ODSP
Location: , ON
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Advocacy Description: Community legal clinics provide representation, public legal education, law reform and community development services to low-income individuals and groups within a defined geographical area. Social...
Tags: community development services, community legal clinics, housing law, public legal education, social assistnance
Location: Toronto , ON , 1266 Queen Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Violence, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 416-531-2411
Advocacy Description: Parkdale Community Legal Services is a community legal clinic located on Queen Street in the west end of Toronto, Canada. They provide free legal advice, assistance and representation to low income...
Tags: Criminal Injury Compensation, ontario disability support program, Workers’ Compensation
Location: Toronto , ON , 20 Dundas St West Suite 202
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 416-977-8111
Advocacy Description: The Refugee Law Office serves refugee claimants in Toronto and the surrounding area. Its primary function is to provide an alternative service for legally aided refugee claimants and to provide LAO...
Tags: refugee claimants
Location: Toronto , ON , 240 Wellesley St. E
Unit 103
Type(s) of Advocacy: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 416-961-7027
Advocacy Description: Information and referral, including referral to legal services. Paralegal services, assistance with immigration matters. Lawyer available by appointment and in emergencies.
Tags: immigration law, legal assistance, newcomers
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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Advocacy Description: Student Legal Aid Services Societies (SLASS), funded by LAO, operate out of Ontario's six law schools. With the supervision of full time lawyers, volunteer law students provide legal advice and...
Tags: minor crimes, student legal aid, students, tribunals
Location: Toronto , ON , 519 Church Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 416-392-6874
Advocacy Description: The 519 has over 300 groups using meeting space, providing community services and offering self help programmes. Programs include: AIDS Memorial Anti-Violence Program (AVP) Anti-Poverty and...
Location: Belleville , ON , 158 George Street, Level 1
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 613-966-8686
Other Telephone: TTY: 613-966-8714 / 1-877-966-8714
Hours:
Main Office (Belleville): Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Satellites: As scheduled, by appointment
Advocacy Description: The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre is a non-profit community legal clinic. We provide free legal services to low income residents of Hastings, Prince Edward and Lennox & Addington...
Location: Cobourg , ON , 1005 Elgin Street West
Suite #301
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Welfare, Workers
Telephone: 905-372-2646
Advocacy Description: THCN helps the unemployed and disadvantaged residents of Northumberland County through programs that give help for the real world problems of low-income people. The Help Centre provides programs in...
Tags: Canada Pension Plan, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Employment Insurance, Employment Standards, evictions, ontario disability support program, Ontario Human Rights complaints, Ontario Works, rent bank, tenant hearings, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
Location: Toronto , ON , 1651 Keele Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders
Telephone: 416-653-5400
Advocacy Description: With four full-service locations, Unison is now serving over 22,000 clients and offers core services that include primary health care, counselling, health promotion, early years programs, legal...
Tags: community health centre, counselling services, immigrant services, legal clinic, people living with disabilities, seniors' services