Free Legal Services for Tenants
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These services offer free legal advice to low income tenants. If you do not have legal representation on the day of your hearing at the Landlord Tenant Board, you can ask for assistance from the Tenant Duty Counsel Program.
Tenant Duty Counsel Program – Same Day/Drop In Legal Service
Tenant Duty Counsel Program (TDCP)
425 Adelaide St W, 5th Fl
TDCP lawyers, located in Landlord and Tenant Board offices, offer legal advice and limited legal assistance to low income, unrepresented tenants on the day of their hearing.
This is a same-day drop-in service.
For more extensive legal services, contact a community legal clinic.
Legal Information for Special Needs Groups
Advocacy Centre for the Elderly 416-598-2656
2 Carlton St, Ste 701
Provides information and advisory services to low-income senior tenants.
Discrimination and Human Rights in Housing
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) 416-944-0087
Promotes human rights in housing and ending housing discrimination.
Community Legal Clinics
These clinics offer free legal advice and representation to low-income tenants.
|Aboriginal Legal Services||416-408-3967|
|African Canadian Legal Clinic||416-214-4747|
|Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples||416-533-8545|
|Downsview Community Legal Services||416-635-8388|
|Downtown Legal Services||416-978-6447|
|East Toronto Community Legal Services||416-461-8102|
|Flemingdon Community Legal Services||416-441-1764|
|Jane-Finch Community Legal Services||416-398-0677|
|Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services||416-924-4244|
|Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic||416-971-9674|
|Neighbourhood Legal Services||416-861-0677|
|Parkdale Community Legal Services||416-531-2411|
|Rexdale Community Legal Services||416-741-5201|
|Scarborough Community Legal Services||416-438-7182|
|South Asia Legal Clinic of Ontario||416-487-6371|
|South Etobicoke Community Legal Services||416-252-7218|
|West Scarborough Community Legal Services||416-285-4460|
|West Toronto Community Legal Services||416-531-7376|
|Willowdale Community Legal Services||416-492-2437|
|Unison Health & Community Services||416-653-5400|
|University of Toronto Downtown Legal Services||416-934-4535|
|York University (CLASP) Student Legal Aid Service Society||416-736-5029|