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Legal Aid Ontario

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Legal Aid Ontario offers legal aid services for those in need which includes criminal, domestic violence, mental health, and other legal issues.

Contact Info
  • Email: info@lao.on.ca
  • Phone: (800) 668‑8258
  • Website: https://www.legalaid.on.ca
  • Address: Legal Aid Ontario: Refugee Law Office, 20 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5G 2C2, Canada

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:00pm

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Accessibility
  • Bilingual (E/Fr)
Dementia-Inclusive Trained Staff
  • No
Contact Info

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:00pm

Description

The Ontario government introduced the Legal Aid Services Act in 1998 to create Legal Aid Ontario, an independent but publicly funded and publicly accountable non‑profit organisation providing high quality legal aid services to low‑income people throughout the province. Legal Aid Ontario provides legal help in English and French for eligible low‑income Ontarians in: family law, refugee and immigration law, criminal law
mental health law, and clinical law. Their services include: a toll‑free telephone line that includes 20 minutes of free legal advice for family law matters, same day courthouse services including duty counsel, paralegals and court workers, staff lawyers who represent clients, representation by a private lawyer through their certificate program, web‑based information and referrals, and support for 72 independent legal clinics and seven student legal aid services societies throughout the province.

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Last updated: 26-11-2020
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