Francophone legal advice lines

If you are a French-speaking client, you can receive free, confidential advice and referrals by telephone. Most advice lines cover the following topics, among others:

  • Immigration
  • Housing (tenants only)
  • Human rights
  • Social assistance
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
  • Employment rights

The legal advice provided does not cover family law, criminal law and some other legal issues, but information can be provided to you about these services.

Call the advice line in your area:

Northern Ontario (including Barrie, Parry Sound, and Kawartha Lakes)

Toll free: 1‑877‑687‑2847 (1‑87 POUR AVIS)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Sudbury Community Legal Clinic

Eastern Ontario

Toll free: 1‑877‑500‑4508
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, visit

Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Toll free: 1‑877‑966‑7345
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, visit

Southwestern Ontario

Toll free: 1‑855‑650‑9716
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Windsor-Essex Bilingual Legal Clinic.

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