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Community Resources for Patients and Families

Legal services

Legal supports - Broad range


Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC)

For a range of free legal services on issues related to education, employment, housing, human rights, government support, and other topics


City of Toronto - Find legal help

For information on a variety of legal clinics in Toronto


Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

For easy-to-read information on your rights and responsibilities related to different legal topics


Legal Aid Ontario

If you have a low-income and need legal help, call 1-800-668-8258 from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm


The 519

For legal services geared to the needs of LGBTQ2S communities

Legal supports - Housing


Centre for Equity Rights in Accommodation

If facing human rights discrimination when trying to get or are staying in rental housing, call (416) 944-0087 or 1-800-263-1139 after 9:30 am Monday to Friday


Commissioner for Housing Equity (OCHE) - Eviction Prevention

For seniors (59 years or older) or a vulnerable tenants who has been given an eviction noticed for unpaid rent, call (416) 632-7999 from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm


Fair Change Community Services

For free help fighting street tickets. *Services provided by law students and lawyers


Tenant Hotline

For information on your legal rights as a tenant in Toronto, call (416) 921-9494 Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 6 pm

Legal supports - Seniors


Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE)

For legal services geared to low-income seniors


Commissioner for Housing Equity (OCHE) - Eviction Prevention

For seniors (59 years or older) or a vulnerable tenants who has been given an eviction noticed for unpaid rent, call (416) 632-7999 from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm