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Legal Aid Ontario's reduced holiday hours

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013


Between Dec. 24, 2013 and Jan. 2, 2014, Legal Aid Ontario offices, courthouse locations and community legal clinics may be closed or operating on a reduced schedule due to the holiday season and ongoing ice storm disruption.

Before visiting a location, please call ahead to confirm that it is open and that the services you require are available.

Unless otherwise mentioned, all locations are operating on the following schedule:


Holiday schedule

Open (or reduced hours)

  • Dec. 24 (closes at 12:30 p.m.).
  • Dec. 27
  • Dec. 30
  • Dec. 31 (closes at 3 p.m.)

closed

  • Dec. 25
  • Dec. 26
  • Jan. 1

Locations offering holiday hours

Courthouse

  • Owen Sound closed Dec. 30
  • Walkerton closed Dec. 30

Community and speciality legal clinics


Greater Toronto area

  • Centre francophone de Toronto - open Dec. 27, 30 and 31
  • Community Legal Clinic of York Region - open on Dec. 27, closed Dec. 31 at 1 p.m.
  • Flemingdon Community Legal Services - open Dec. 24, 30 and 31 (till 3 p.m.)
  • Jane Finch Community Legal Services - open Dec. 27, 30 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and 31 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Rexdale - closed Dec. 27 open Dec. 30 and 31
  • Unison - closed Dec. 27 open Dec. 30 and 31
  • West Toronto - closed Dec. 27, open Dec. 30 and 31

Northern, Central and Eastern Ontario

  • Centre des services communautaires Vanier / Vanier Community Services Centre - open on Dec. 27, 30 and 31.
  • Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (Hastings, Price Edward and Lennox & Addington Counties) - closed Dec. 27, open Dec. 30 and 31
  • Keewaytinok Native Legal Services - closed until Jan. 6 (Limited hours: Dec. 23, 27 and 30 [1-3 p.m.]).
  • Northumberland Community Legal Centre closed Dec. 27, open Dec. 30
  • Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes Satellite office (189 Kent St. W., Suite 214) - open Dec. 24 and 31 from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Sioux Lookout - open Dec. 27, 30 and 31
  • South Ottawa Community Legal Services open Dec. 27, 30 and 31.

South-Western Ontario

  • Guelph and Wellington County - closed until Jan. 2 (Telephone assistance: Dec. 27, 30 and 31 (till noon)).
  • Justice Niagara - open Dec. 27, 30 and 31
  • Waterloo Region Community Legal Services - open Dec. 30 and 31, closed Dec. 27.

Closed until January 2

Community and speciality legal clinics


Greater Toronto area

  • ARCH Disability Law Centre
  • Canadian Environmental Law Association
  • Community Legal Education Ontario
  • Downsview Community Legal Services
  • HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
  • Income Security Advocacy Centre
  • Industrial Accident Victims Group of Ontario
  • Injured Workers Consultants
  • Kensington Bellwoods
  • Landlord self-help Centre
  • Neighbourhood Legal Services
  • Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
  • Mississauga Community Legal Services
  • Parkdale Community Legal Services (Jan. 2 limited hours: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario
  • Toronto Workers Health and Safety Legal Clinic
  • West Scarborough Community Legal Services

Northern, Central and Eastern Ontario

  • Algoma Community Legal Clinic
  • Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.
  • Community Legal Services Ottawa Centre
  • Correctional Law Project
  • Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Legal Clinic
  • Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic
  • Manitoulin Legal Clinic
  • Nipissing Community Legal Clinic
  • Northwest Community Legal Services (Fort Frances, Kenora and Atikokan)
  • Rural Legal Services (Sharbot Lake)
  • Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes
  • West End Legal Services

South Western Ontario

  • Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic
  • Community Legal Clinic - Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk
  • Flemington Legal Clinic - closed Dec. 27 open Dec. 30 and 31. closed until Jan. 2
  • Grey-Bruce Community Legal Clinic
  • Halton Community Legal Services
  • Neighbourhood Legal Services (London Middlesex)

Closed until January 6

Community and speciality legal clinics

  • Justice for Children & Youth

Courthouse

  • Brantford
  • Waterloo
  • Welland Courthouse