There are 59 general legal clinics and seven student legal aid services societies across Ontario. These clinics mainly focus on:
- Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program
- disputes between tenants and landlords
- social housing matters
- Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement
- wrongful dismissal and other employment issues
There are also 13 clinics that specialize in other areas of law. These specialty clinics:
- represent specific individuals (e.g., seniors, people living with HIV/AIDS)
- deal with specific area of law
- service clients throughout Ontario
Legal clinics usually do not charge, but they may ask you to pay court filing or medical record fees.
Number of family members The amount of money your family earns in a year 1 $22,720 2 $32,131 3 $39,352 4 $45,440 5+ $50,803
Do you have a legal problem and live in Ontario? Steps to Justice provides practical information on common legal problems including: step-by-step information to help you work through your legal problems practical tools, such as checklists, fillable forms, and self-help guides…
If you have a problem with your landlord, you may qualify for free legal help. Some reasons you may need legal help: the home or the building where you live has pests your home does not have basic services like heat or electricity Your landlord wants to: raise your rent in fewer…
You can get help with your Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or Ontario Works (OW) appeal through most community legal clinics. A legal clinic will not charge you for legal advice, but they may ask you to pay for certain fees such as court filing and medical record fees….