Services Map is an interactive guide to key legal and social services in Ontario. We will be adding more information to the various sections of our Services Map in the coming weeks. 

The following organizations provide services to people in Ontario but have a mandate to serve people across Canada.

For more information on the range of community and social services available in Ontario visit www.211ontario.ca. Growing into a national service 211 Canada currently serves residents in other areas of Canada. For more information visit 211.ca.

The PLE Learning Exchange website has a listing of Public Legal Education organizations across Canada at
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211 Ontario is an information and referral hotline that gives help in many languages. Dial 211 for free from any phone in Ontario. They take calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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All services in this region

ADR Institute of Canada

The ADR Institute of Canada is a national non-profit organization committed to excellence in using alternative dispute resolution processes to prevent and resolve disputes. It offers information,...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.adrcanada.ca

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC)

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is the central agency in Canada that collects information and criminal intelligence on such matters as mass marketing fraud (e.g., telemarketing), advance fee...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Government Services
Website:
http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/index-eng.htm

Canadian Association of Elizabeth Frye Societies

The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Frye Societies (CAEFS) is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Law-related Services
Website:
http://www.caefs.ca/

Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ)

The Canadian Centre for International Justice is a charitable organization that works with survivors of genocide, torture and other atrocities to seek redress and bring perpetrators to justice. The...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Phone:
1-613-230-6114
Website:
http://www.ccij.ca/

Canadian Council for Refugees

The Canadian Council for Refugees is a national non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees and other vulnerable migrants in Canada and around the world...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
514-277-7223
Website:
http://ccrweb.ca/

Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) provides legal services to individuals and groups with environmental legal problems, and seeks to improve environmental protection through...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Legal Clinics - Specialty
Phone:
416-960-2284
Website:
http://www.cela.ca

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research and analysis, advocacy and litigation,...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Phone:
1-416-595-1666
Website:
http://www.aidslaw.ca

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime

The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime is a national, non-profit victim advocacy group that lobbies for victims' rights and effective justice reform. It offers resources and services to...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
(613) 233-7614
Website:
https://crcvc.ca/

CHF Canada

CHF Canada, The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada, is the nation-wide umbrella organization for co‑op housing and Canada's link with co‑op housing around the world.
Regions served:
Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Website:
http://www.chfcanada.coop/eng/pages2007/home.asp

Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC)

Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) is a national, non-profit, charitable organization that promotes accessibility and community inclusion for people who have communication disabilities,...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Website:
http://www.cdacanada.com/

Credit Counselling Canada

Credit Counselling Canada, is a national association of nonprofit credit counselling agencies. Their mission is to support member agencies of not-for-profit credit counselling in maintaining the...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Website:
http://www.creditcounsellingcanada.ca/

Family Mediation Services

The following information on Family Mediation services is from the Ministry of the Attorney General: Family mediation is a voluntary way of resolving disputes where a trained mediator helps parties...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Law-related Services
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/divorce/mediation/

Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime

The Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime (OFOVC) is an independent resource for victims in Canada. The Office was created in 2007 to ensure the federal government meets its...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Government Services
Website:
http://www.victimsfirst.gc.ca

Good Food Organizations

Good Food Organizations provides resources and a proven approach to partner organizations across Canada to create Community Food Centres that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
https://cfccanada.ca/

Government of Canada - Gouvernement du Canada

The Government of Canada - Gouvernement du Canada web site provides a gateway to information on the Canadian government including a range of services, departments and agencies. The Canada Site is the...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Government Services
Website:
https://www.canada.ca/home.html

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity provides a list of local affiliates that provide information for affordable housing for people who live in Canada.
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
1-416-644-0988
Website:
Habitat for Humanity

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada facilitates the arrival of immigrants, provides protection to refugees, and offers programming to help newcomers settle in Canada. It also: grants...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Government Services
Website:
http://www.cic.gc.ca/

Kids Help Phone

To reach a Kids Help Phone professional counsellor, kids, teens, and young adults, from any community in Canada, can call 1-800-668-6868 or go online 24 hours a day, 365 day a year. Professional...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.kidshelpphone.ca

Licensed Insolvency Trustees

Licensed Insolvency Trustees (LITs) are federally regulated professionals who provide advice and services to individuals and businesses with debt problems. LITs help people make informed choices to...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Website:
https://www.ic.gc.ca/app/osb/tds/search.html?lang=eng

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) is an independent agency of the Government of Canada, established in 1987 to contribute to the safety and soundness of the Canadian...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Government Services
Phone:
5194336040
Website:
http://www.osfi-bsif.gc.ca

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is a program for sponsors involved in the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program. The objective of the RSTP is to address their information and on-...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
416-290-1700
Website:
http://www.rstp.ca

Shelter Safe

ShelterSafe.ca is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map will serve as a fast resource to connect women with the nearest shelter...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.sheltersafe.ca

The Credit Counselling Society

The Credit Counselling Society (CCS) is a registered, non-profit charitable organization that has helped consumers since 1996. Canadians can learn how to resolve their debts, manage their money and...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.nomoredebts.org

University of Ottawa Refugee Assistance Project (UORAP)

The University of Ottawa Refugee Project is funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario and led by Professors Jennifer Bond, Adam Dodek, Peter Showler and David Wiseman. UORAP's mission is to implement a...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Phone:
613-562-5800 ext. 8871
Website:
http://ccrweb.ca/en/uorap