Services in region - Central Ontario
There are community legal clinics across Ontario that give free legal help or advice to people who have low incomes. The clinic that serves the vast region of Central Ontario is featured below. To get services from most community legal clinics, you must live in the area they serve and your income and assets cannot be above a certain level. To find out if you qualify for services, you can contact your local clinic.
You can also find a map and full listing of all community legal clinics - general service, specialty community legal clinics, and student legal aid services societies in Ontario on the Your Legal Rights Services Map. For more information, see:
- Service by type - Legal Clinics - General Service
- Service by type - Legal Clinics – Specialty
- Service by type - Student Legal Aid Services Society (SLASS)
Family Law Service Centres (FLSCs) offer eligible clients a range of legal resources and support for family matters, including help with documents, referrals to advice counsel, full representation in family law cases by a staff lawyer, referral to a private lawyer who does legal aid work, if eligible, mediation and settlement conferences, and referrals to other social service agencies. Each of the FLSCs serve clients going to the family courts located in their area, so it is important that you contact the FLSC in the region where your court case is located.
FLSCs are located in Toronto, North York, Newmarket, Brampton, Chatham and Sarnia. Find the FLSC near you.
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.
For general information on finding legal help visit: I need legal help, but have limited income and can't afford a lawyer. What can I do?
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