You are here

Free legal advice organizations in Ontario

Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
Community legal aid clinic, funded by Legal Aid Ontario, which provides free legal assistance to low income Aboriginal people living in the City of Toronto.
Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
Community based legal clinic for low-income senior citizens.
Advocates for Injured Workers
Student clinic run by UofT law students dedicated to providing high quality legal services to injured workers. Operates as a satellite of the Industrial Accident Victims Group of Ontario
Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)
Assistance to low income residents of Ontario dealing with housing issues.
African Canadian Legal Clinic (ACLC)
Specialty clinic that provides advice and represents African Canadians in all legal forums, particularly in the courts through race-based test cases that are likely to result in significant legal precedents. Funded by Legal Aid Ontario. Located in Toronto.
Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples Legal Clinic
Law students from the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall provide legal assistance in the areas of immigration and refugee law, social assistance (OW and ODSP), landlord/tenant law, human rights and employment law, Employment Insurance (EI) and Canadian Pension Plan (CPP).
Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic
Legal services to low income residents of Chatham-Kent.
Clinique juridique Grand-Nord Legal Clinic
Legal advice, assistance and representation in the communities between Cochrane and Hornepayne.
Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell
Legal and paralegal services to the United Counties of Prescott and Russell.
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre
Non-profit community legal clinic that serves low income residents of Hastings, Prince Edward and Lennox & Addington counties.  Main office located in Belleville, satellite locations in Trenton, Picton, Napanee, Bancroft and Madoc. The clinic is funded by Legal Aid Ontario.
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
CLEO is a community legal clinic dedicated to providing low-income and disadvantaged people in Ontario with the legal information they need to understand and exercise their legal rights.
Community Legal Services
Law students from the University of Western Ontario provide free legal advice and representation. Financial eligibility rules apply. Funded by Legal Aid Ontario.
Community Legal Clinic - Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes
Legal services to Alliston, Barrie, Bradford, Christian Island, Collingwood, Haliburton, Lindsay, Midland, Minden and Orillia.
Community Legal Clinic of York Region
Assistance with housing issues for tenants, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, and Employment Insurance matters to residents of the York Region.
Connect Legal
Connect Legal fosters entrepreneurship in the immigrant community by providing legal educational services and pro bono (free) commercial legal assistance to low-resource immigrant entrepreneurs.
Downtown Legal Services (DLS)
Community legal clinic operated by Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. Areas of law covered include children's rights, immigration and refugee, criminal, tenants' rights, academic offences and appeals. Financial eligibility rules apply.
Durham Community Legal Clinic
Legal services to low income residents of Durham Region.  
Elgin-Oxford Legal Clinic
Legal services and community development activities.
Flemingdon Community Legal Services
Public legal education and free legal assistance to low income people.  
Grey-Bruce Community Legal Clinic
Free legal information, advice and representation to low income residents of Grey and Bruce Counties.
Guelph and Wellington County Legal Clinic
Free legal advice to low-income people in Guelph and Wellington County.  
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic
A non-profit community legal clinic serving low income residents of Hamilton.
Income Security Advocacy Centre
Initiates and conducts test cases and Charter litigation related to low income issues.
Jane Finch Community Legal Services
Free legal services to those that most need it in the Jane Finch Community.  
Justice For Youth and Children 
A non-profit legal aid clinic that specializes in protecting the rights of those facing conflicts with the legal system, education, social service or mental health systems. The provide summary legal advice, information and assistance to young people, parents (in education matters), professionals and community groups across Ontario.
Keewaytinok Native Legal Services
Community legal clinic for low income people and their organizations in the James and Hudson Bay areas.
Northwest Community Legal Clinic
Provides services to the Kenora and Rainy River Districts from its three offices located in Fort Frances, Kenora and Atikokan. Funded by Legal Aid Ontario.
Legal aid Ontario
Legal aid provided to low income individuals and disadvantaged communities for a variety of legal problems, including criminal matters, family disputes, immigration and refugee hearings and poverty law issues such as landlord/tenant disputes, disability support and family benefits payments. Financial eligibility rules apply. Their website includes an alphabetical list of legal aid offices and community legal clinics in Ontario.
Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Legal Clinic
Free legal services to low income people in Lanark, Leeds & Grenville.
North Peel & Dufferin legal aid clinic
Summary legal advice and legal representation for low income people in Brampton, Caledon and Dufferin
Ottawa (West End) Legal Services
Legal assistance on housing and other legal issues. 
Parkdale Community Legal Services
Provides free legal advice, assistance and representation to low income residents living in the Parkdale and Swansea area.
Pro Bono Law Ontario
Law Help Ontario offers court-based self-help centres for unrepresented litigants and online resources for people who cannot afford a lawyer. Offices located in Toronto.
Queen's University Legal Aid
Provide legal advice and representation to low-income residents in the Kingston area.
Renfrew County Legal Clinic
Not-for-profit corporation that provides free legal services to residents of Renfrew County in need.
Rexdale Community Legal Clinic
Legal services to the low income community of Northern Etobicoke.
South Etobicoke Community Legal Services
Legal assistance for low-income people in the south-west part of the City of Toronto.
Toronto Justice for Children and Youth
Legal representation for low-income children and youth in the Toronto area. 
University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic
Provides legal services to the Ottawa community including legal advice and representation at court for a variety of criminal, and tenant-related matters.
Volunteer Lawyers Service
Offers free legal support to eligible charitable and non-profit organizations in Ontario.
Waterloo Region Community Legal Services
Legal services to residents in the Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge area.