Services by topic - Immigration and Refugee Law
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.
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, Immigration Law. Clinics can also help you to find support and advice by directing you to other community agencies or lawyers that provide assistance and information.
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) helps low-income individuals and disadvantaged communities get legal assistance through a broad range of services, including legal help for low-income people who appear in court without a lawyer, telephone and online assistance, resources, referrals, and assistance in retaining a lawyer if applicants meet eligibility requirements. LAO provides help in certain areas of law, such as criminal, family, and immigration and refugee.
The Law Society of Upper Canada has information on its web site 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.
For refugee claimants and others who have questions about their immigration status in Canada, CLEO's Refugee Rights in Ontario website has useful information on where to get legal help.
The Refugee Law Office in Toronto is a staff office of Legal Aid Ontario. It can represent refugee claimants who qualify for legal aid.
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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