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Who is eligible?
Persons who cannot afford a lawyer and cannot obtain a Legal Aid Certificate. This includes low income earners, the unemployed, social assistance recipients and others that may qualify. Contact us if you are unsure if you qualify.

How can we help?
Assistance is offered in the following areas of law:

  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Disability Support Program
  • Landlord and Tenant Matters
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Canada Pension Plan

  • The clinic does not provide advice or representation in family law or criminal law matters. For help with those issues, contact your Legal Aid Ontario Area Office.

    What services are offered?
    The clinic provides the following services :

  • Representation before courts or tribunals
  • Summary Legal Advice
  • Referrals to other agencies who can help

  • Confidentiality?
    All information received by our staff, whether by phone or otherwise, is confidential.

    Free Legal Services
    All services provided by the clinic are free. However, the clinic must sometimes pay others for things required to represent a client: for example, doctor's reports and court filing fees. Where the client can afford it, we may ask that a client pay the clinic back for these expenses.

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