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Justice for Children and Youth

415 Yonge St, Suite 1203
Toronto, ON M5B2E7
Tel: 416-920-1633
Yonge St & Gerrard St

Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY) is a non-profit community legal clinic that provides legal representation to low-income children and youth in the Toronto area. It gives summary legal advice, information, and assistance to young people, parents (in education matters), professionals, and community groups across Ontario.

Barbara Schlifer Legal Clinic

489 College Street, Suite 503
Toronto ON, M6G 1A5
Tel: 416-323-9149
College St & Bathurst St 

Provides high quality and diverse legal programs and services to women who have experienced violence.

Open: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

Abrigo Centre

1646 Dufferin St
Toronto, ON M6H 3L9
Tel: 416-534-3434
Dufferin St & Bloor St W

Offers services to women & their children who are leaving abusive relationships. They offer group & family counselling, access to essential services, a safety plan, and legal services.

Child Advocacy Project

180 Dundas St W
Toronto ON M56 1Z8
University & Gerrard
Tel: 416-408-4420

Child Advocacy Project (CAP)

CAP is made possible by volunteer lawyer who are dedicated to enhancing access to justice for children by providing free legal services to low income families who cannot afford a lawyer. Families must meet eligibility requirements (financial and merit).

Elizabeth Fry Toronto

215 Wellesley Street East,
Toronto, ON M4X 1G1
Tel: 416-924-3708
Wellesley St and Bloor St

Elizabeth Fry Toronto offers women who are, have been or at risk of being in conflict with the law with individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, release planning, referrals, transitional housing, and community education.

Ontario Women’s Legal Justice Network

158 Spadina Road
Toronto, ON
M5R 2T8
Dupont & Spadina
Tel: 416-392-3138

Ontario Women’s Legal Justice Network is a resource for women experiencing violence that connects women to up-to-date and relevant legal information.

Access for Parents and Children

100 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite #504
North York, ON M2N 6N5
Tel: 416-304-1221
Sheppard Ave E & Kenneth Ave

When parents separate, visits for the child with the parent (or a relative) who doesn’t have custody may present difficulties. Access for Parents and Children in Ontario (APCO) supervises visits by non-custodial parents (or other relatives) and supervises exchanges; that is, when one parent (or caregiver) drops off a child and the other picks up the child. Supervised visits may reduce the stress a child experiences, by providing a neutral conflict-free atmosphere where parent and child can have constructive contact.

The Law Society of Upper Canada

130 Queen St W
Toronto ON M5H 2N6
Queen & University 
Tel: 416-947-3300 

Created by an act of the Legislative Assembly in 1797, the Law Society of Ontario regulates Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals in the public interest by ensuring that the people of Ontario are served by lawyers and paralegals who meet high standards of learning, competence and professional conduct. They also offer 30 minutes of free legal counsel over the phone. 

Pro Bono Law Ontario

PO Box 72566
Greenwin Square PO
Toronto, ON M4W 3S9
Tel: 855:255:7256 

PBLO promotes access to justice in Ontario by creating and facilitating opportunities for lawyers to provide free legal services to persons of limited means. Individuals must meet eligibility requirements (financial and merit).

Law Help Ontario (LHO)  – LHO assists citizens who have civil cases that cannot afford a lawyer in accessing justice. LHO cannot help you at the centre with: family law matters, criminal cases, human rights, landlord and tenant matters, etc. Individuals must meet financial eligibility requirements.

Connect Legal – Connect Legal fosters entrepreneurship in the immigrant community by providing legal educational services and free commercial legal assistance to low-resource immigrant entrepreneurs.

Open: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

Centre for Spanish Speaking People

2141 Jane Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M3M 1A2
Tel: 416-533-8545
Jane St & Wilson Ave

Provides a legal clinic to low-income individuals in a variety of areas of law. They offer legal services in the areas of employment rights, social assistance (OW & ODSP), immigration/refugee law, landlord/tenant, EI, CPP and human rights. Services are free to individuals who meet our financial and case selection eligibility criteria. Any individuals receiving social assistance benefits are automatically eligible.

Open: Mon-Wed, Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
Thurs 1:00pm-5:00pm

Satellite Location
40 Wellesley St. East, Suite 401
Toronto, ON M4Y 1G4
Tel: 416-925-2800

Black Legal Action Centre

Suite 221 – 720 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2T9
[email protected]
Local Phone: 416-597-5831 Toll Free Phone: 1-877-736-9406
Fax: 416-925-3564
BLAC does not accept walk-in appointments. Please call to make an appointment.

The mission of the Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) is to educate, advocate, and litigate to combat individual and systemic anti-Black racism in Ontario.

South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

45 Sheppard Ave E
North York, ON M2N 5W9
Tel: 416-487-6371
Yonge St & Sheppard Ave E

SALCO’s aims to provide access to justice for low-income South Asians in Toronto and the GTA. They provide legal advice and services in various areas of poverty law, including: immigration, Human Rights, Ontario Works / Ontario Disability Support Program, Tenant’s rights, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Old Age Security and Canadian Pension Plans (CPP). They also provide support for women who are being forced or have been forced into marriage.

OPEN: Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9:30 am-12:30 pm, 1 pm-5 pm
Wed 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Sun – Closed

FCJ Refugee Centre

208 Oakwood Ave
Toronto, ON M6E 2V3
Tel: 416 469-9754
Oakwood Ave & St. Clair Ave W

FCJ Refugee Centre serves refugees and others at risk due to their immigration status. They provide assistance with paperwork, translation and interpretation, accompaniment, referral to immigration lawyers connected to our organization, orientation to local social services, skills development, and counselling to support a healthy and positive start to life in Canada.

Open: Mon-Fri 9:30am-5:00pm

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