Services by topic - Human Rights
Ontario's Community Legal Clinics are funded by Legal Aid Ontario to provide legal services for low-income individuals and families in a variety of areas of law, including in some cases, human rights law. Clinics can also help you to find support and advice by directing you to other community agencies that provide assistance and information.
The Human Rights Legal Support Centre offers human rights legal services to individuals throughout Ontario who have experienced discrimination. The Centre's services range from legal assistance in filing an application at the Human Rights Tribunal to legal representation on human rights applications. Because the Human Rights Legal Support Centre serves all of Ontario, they encourage intake through their telephone advice line at 1-866-625-5179.
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) is a charitable, non-profit organization in Canada dedicated to ending discrimination in housing and promoting human rights in housing.
The Law Society of Upper Canada has information on its website to help you find legal assistance. Visit the Law Society's online Lawyer and Paralegal Directory or call the Law Society Referral Service (LSRS) to get the name of a lawyer.
JusticeNet is a not-for-profit service helping people in need of legal expertise, whose income is too high to access legal aid and too low to afford standard legal fees. JusticeNet is currently available to anyone living in Ontario.
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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