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519 Legal Clinic

Address: 519 Church St., Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9

Telephone: 416-392-6874

Email: LegalClinic@The519.org

Drop-in clinic. Free and confidential summary legal advice and referrals in an LGBTQ2S-positive and inclusive space. Held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Aboriginal Legal Services

Address: 211 Yonge St., Suite 500, Toronto ON M5B 1M4

Telephone: 416-408-3967 or 1-844-633-2886

Intake for the legal clinic takes place: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)

Address: 55 University Ave. W., Suite 1500, Toronto, ON M5J 2H7

Telephone: 416-597-5855

If you are a tenant and you have received a Notice of Hearing from the Landlord and Tenant Board, you can sign up online to receive a call back from Tenant Duty Counsel in your area before your hearing.

Black Legal Action Centre

Address: 720 Spadina Ave., Suite 221, Toronto, ON M5S 2T9

Telephone: 416-597-5831

Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Clinic will only act for tenants and assist with the following:

  • termination notices and with their subsequent hearings
  • asserting tenants’ rights before the Landlord Tenant Board
  • warning letters or complaints to landlords
  • human rights-related complaints.
Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples - CSSP Community Legal Clinic

Address: 2141 Jane St., 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M3M 1A2

Telephone: 416-533-0680

Hours:

  • Monday and Tuesday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Provides legal services for those who meet our case selection and financial eligibility requirements. Accepts clients regardless of their current immigration status.

Centre Francophone de Toronto - Services d'Aide Juridique - Legal Advice - French

Address: 555 Richmond St. W., Office 303H, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1

Telephone: 416-922-2672, extension 300

Email: infos@centrefranco.org

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic

Address: 123 Edward St., Suite 505, Toronto, ON M5G 1E2

Telephone: 416-971-9674 or 1-844-971-9674

Email: csalegalclinic@gmail.com

Hours:

  • Monday, Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday: noon to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

If you have a legal matter, call the office and speak to an intake worker. Appointments only on an as-needed basis. Walk-in services (1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays) are temporarily unavailable as a result of COVID-19.

Provides free legal services to low income, non-English speaking clients from the Chinese, Vietnamese, Laotian and Cambodian communities in Ontario.

Community and Legal Aid Services Programme (CLASP)

Address:

York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, Ignat Kaneff Building
4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

Telephone: 416-736-5029

Provides assistance to low income individuals in the City of Toronto and York University students. An initial phone interview will determine if you are eligible for CLASP services.

Don Valley Community Legal Services North Office

Address (North Office): 1 Leaside Park Dr., Unit 1, Toronto, ON M4H 1R1

Telephone: 416-441-1764, extension 36

Free legal services for low income people living in the area bounded by Lake Ontario on the South to York Mills/401 on the North and from Yonge Street/Don River on the West to Victoria Park Avenue on the East.

Don Valley Community Legal Services South Office

Address: 1320 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, ON M4L 3X1

Telephone: 416-441-1764, extension 36

Free legal services for low income people living in the area bounded by Lake Ontario on the South to York Mills/401 on the North and from Yonge Street/Don River on the West to Victoria Park Avenue on the East.

Downsview Community Legal Services

Address (Main Office): Bathurst Finch Hub, 540 Finch Ave. W., Unit 132, Toronto, ON M2R 1N7

Address (Lawrence Heights Satellite Office): 12 Flemington Rd., Toronto, ON M6A 2N4

Telephone: 416-635-8388 or 416-787-1661, extension 3263

Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • The office is closed for lunch between 1 and 2 p.m.

Downsview Community Legal Services is a Community Legal clinic providing free legal assistance to underprivileged persons living in the Downsview area.

Downtown Legal Services

Address: 655 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 2H9

Telephone: 416-978-6447

Services are available, free of charge, to low-income individuals and levy-paying University of Toronto students living in Toronto who need assistance with a legal matter that falls within the clinic’s areas of practice. Can assist tenants in raising concerns, negotiating with the landlord and in applications before the Landlord and Tenant Board and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Jane Finch Community Legal Services

Address: 1315 Finch Ave. W., Suite 409, Toronto, ON M3J 2G6

Telephone: 416-398-0677

Hours:

  • Monday and Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Services are offered on an appointment or telephone basis only.

Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services

Address: 489 College St., Suite 205, Toronto, ON M6G 1A5

Telephone: 416-924-4244

Email: kenbst3@lao.on.ca

Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

The clinic provides free legal services to low income people who live within the clinic boundaries. KBCLS boundaries are south side of Bloor Street to Lake Ontario, east side of Ossington Avenue/Strachan Avenue and west side of Yonge Street. Legal services range from legal advice to representation at courts and tribunals within the areas of law we practice.

LAMP Community Health Centre - ASK! Community Information Centre

Address: 185 Fifth St., Ground Floor, Toronto, ON M8V 2Z5

Telephone: 416-696-2992

Low income residents of Central/South Etobicoke and newcomers to Canada residing anywhere in Toronto or East Mississauga.

Landlord's Self Help Centre

Address: 55 University Ave., 15th Floor, Toronto, ON M5J 2H7

Telephone: 416-504-5190

Email: info@landlordselfhelp.com

Landlord’s Self-Help Centre’s staff provide landlords with information and advice by telephone, e-mail and in person to walk-in clients who visit at the office on their rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act, the provincial legislation that governs residential rental relationships in Ontario. The staff also provide landlords with advice on how to enforce their rights through notices, mediation and applications to the Landlord and Tenant Board.

Neighbourhood Legal Services

Address: 163 Queen St. E., Unit 101, Toronto, ON M5A 1S1

Telephone: 416-861-0677, extension 702 (leave a message)

Online intake

Provides free legal services and assistance to low income individuals who live within the catchment area boundaries:

  • Yonge Street east to the Don Valley Parkway
  • Bloor Street south to the Toronto Islands
Parkdale Community Legal Services

Address: 1229 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON M6K 1L2

Telephone: 416-531-2411

Email: info@parkdalelegal.org

Hours:

  • Monday and Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

PCLS is a community legal clinic and a teaching clinic providing legal and other services, free of charge, to low income individuals in the community.

Rexdale Communtiy Legal Clinic

Address: Rexdale Community Hub, 21 Panorama Court, Suite 24, Etobicoke, ON M9V 4E3

Telephone: 416-741-5201

Email: rexgeneral1@lao.on.ca

Hours: call to make an appointment

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1 to 5 p.m.

RCLC serves an area bounded by Steeles Avenue on the North, Eglinton Avenue on the South, Indian Line on the West, and the Humber River on the East.

South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

Address: 45 Sheppard Ave. E., Suite 106A, Toronto, ON M2N 5W9

Telephone: 416-487-6371

Hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
South Etobicoke Community Legal Services

Address: 5353 Dundas St. W., Suite 210, Toronto, ON M9B 6H8

Telephone: 416-252-7218

Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Serving low-income people who live in south Etobicoke.

Unison Health and Community Services Community Legal Clinic - Keele-Rogers

Address: 1651 Keele St., Toronto, ON M6M 3W2

Telephone: 416-653-5400, extension 1244

Email: legal@unisonhcs.org

Hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.

Clients must live within the former City of York in Toronto and some financial criteria also apply.

West Scarborough Community Legal Services

Address: 2nd Floor, 695 Markham Rd. #9, Scarborough, ON M1H 2A5

Telephone: 416-285-4460 leave a message with your name, phone number, and brief summary of your legal issue

Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Offers a variety of legal services to low income residents who live in ‘west’ Scarborough (East of Victoria Park Avenue, West of Midland and South of Steeles Avenue East) and who qualify financially.

West Toronto Community Legal Services

Address: 1032 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON M6R 1M2

Telephone:

  • Legal Services: 416-531-7376
  • Housing Help Services: 416-531-0841

Email: wtcls@lao.on.ca

Provides low income people living in the area of West Toronto with free legal services for landlord and tenant problems, among others. WTCLS can give you legal advice, help you fill out forms, represent you at some tribunals and courts, refer you to other agencies when we can’t help.

Willowdale Community Legal Services

Address: 245 Fairview Mall Dr., Suite 106, Toronto, ON M2J 4T1

Telephone: 416-492-2437

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. After hours and off-site appointments available.

WCLS serves people living in the area East of Yonge Street, West of Victoria Park, South of Steeles Avenue, and North of York Mills Road.