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Legal Aid Ontario provides legal assistance for low-income people.
Get legal aid help in over 200 languages at 1-800-668-8258 toll-free (or 416-979-1446 in Toronto)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Best time to call: 9 to 10 a.m.
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If you are deaf, deafened or hard or hearing you can call us on Bell relay or TTY.
Legal Aid Ontario’s criminal and refugee law information website
Family Law Information Program (FLIP)
A free online resource for families, former spouses and partners about to enter the family justice system.
LAO releases Open Government discussion paper
Thursday, April 14
Legal aid eligibility threshold increases another six per cent
Friday, April 1
Congratulations to first J. Shirley Denison recipient Jenny Quan
Wednesday, March 23
The government charges application fees for refugee matters
Tuesday, March 22
Hot bytes news for lawyers is now LAO in brief news for lawyers
Wednesday, April 13
New coverage for immigration detainees through habeas corpus
Tuesday, January 12
Revised Refugee Protection Division practice manual now available online
Wednesday, December 23
Lawyers and legal office staff can submit accounts and view their status on the secure Legal Aid Online website.
We’re resolving all concerns about Legal Aid Online raised during extensive consultations with stakeholders in 2013.
Clearer billing processes, faster payments, more support
LAO outlines its strategy to help mental health clients
Friday, March 11