Legal Services: Ontario

Legal Services: Ontario


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Our practice allows us to have a comprehensive knowledge of what we do to serve you best, but there are times where your legal needs may be outside of our unique scope.

Share Lawyers has compiled a list of Ontario legal services, for those who may need to find reliable and affordable sources for legal matters. We care at Share Lawyers and want to make sure everyone in the community has access to the resources they need.


Ontario Legal Services

Attorney General of Ontario (Inquiry Line) ………. 1-800-518-7901
The Ministry of the Attorney General aims to administer the justice system, protect the public, and ensure legality in government. Visit the Ministry of the Attorney General for questions about Family Law, Criminal Law, Lawsuits & Disputes, and more legal questions and resources for residents of Ontario at the Ministry of the Attorney General website.

Law Society of Upper Canada Lawyer Referral Service ………. 1-855-947-5255
The Law Society provides and supports many services to help ensure residents of Ontario are able to be fully served by their legal system. To find out more about Law Society Initiative, as well as other programs and organizations, visit the Law Society of Upper Canada website.

Legal Aid Ontario ………. 1-800-668-8258
LAO operates under the statutory mandate to promote access to justice throughout Ontario for low-income individuals. To find out more information about LAO visit the Legal Aid Ontario website.

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services ………. 1-866-517-0571
The MCSC ensures Ontario communities are supported and protects by law enforcement and public safety systems. The ministry is responsible for: correctional services, public safety and security, and policing services in Ontario. For more information visit the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services website.

Ontario Human Rights Commission ………. 1-800-308-5561
The OHRC is in place to promote, protect, and advance human rights through research, public education, targeted legal action, and policy development. Through the Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC) Ontarians can received free legal assistance if they have experienced discriminations contrary to Ontario’s Human Rights Code. For more information, visit the Ontario Human Rights Commission website.

Victim Support Line ………. 1-888-579-2888
Through the Attorney General of Ontario, the Victim Support line provides programs and services for victims of crimes and their families. For more information visit the Programs and Services For Victims of Crime webpage.

Regional Legal Services

Windsor
Community Legal Aid ………. (519) 253-7150
Essex—Lambton—Kent District Legal Aid Office ………. (519) 255-7822 or 1-877-449-4002
Legal Assistance of Windsor ………. (519) 256-7831
Legal Aid Ontario Criminal Duty Counsel ………. (519) 256-4609
Windsor-Essex Bilingual Legal Clinic ………. (519) 253-3526
Windsor Duty Counsel (Family) SCJ ………. (519) 973-6620 or 1-800-668-8258
Windsor Duty Counsel (Criminal) ………. 1-800-668-8258
Windsor Duty Counsel (Family) OCJ ………. 1-800-668-8258
Windsor Family Law Service Centre ………. (519) 253-2549

Sarnia
Community Legal Assistance Sarnia
 ………. (519) 332-8055 or 1-888-916-2527
Sarnia Family Law Service Centre ………. (519) 336-4432
Sarnia Duty Counsel (Family) SCJ ………. (519) 333-2950 or 1-800-668-8258
Sarnia Duty Counsel (Criminal) ………. 1-800-668-8258
Sarnia Duty Counsel (Family) OCJ ………. 1-800-668-8258

London
Aide juridique Ontario ………. (519) 433-8179
Community Legal Services ………. (519) 661-3352
Neighbourhood Legal Services (London & Middlesex) ………. (519) 438-2890
London District Office ………. (519) 433-8179 or 1-877-449-4001
London Duty Counsel (Criminal)  ………. (519) 660-5095
London Duty Counsel – Expanded (Family) ………. (519) 660-2308 or 1-800-668-8258
University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law ………. (519) 661-3346

Niagara Falls and St. Catharines
Niagara North Community Legal Assistance ………. (905) 682-6635
St. Catharines Family Law Services ………. (905) 988-3574
St. Catharines Duty Counsel – Family ………. (905) 685-8695

Welland
Justice Niagara ………. (905) 735-1559
Welland Family Law Service Centre ………. (905) 732-9322 ext. 17
Welland Duty Counsel (Criminal) ………. (905) 734-8986
Welland Duty Counsel (Family) ………. (905)734-8986

Hamilton
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic  ………. (905) 527-4572
Refugee Law Office Hamilton ………. (905) 528-0134
Hamilton—Kitchener District Office Legal Aid ………. (905) 528-0134 or 1-877-449-4003
Hamilton Duty Counsel (Criminal) ………. (905) 645-5252 ext. 3583

Kitchener/Waterloo
Waterloo Region Community Legal Services ………. (519) 743-0254
Legal Aid Ontario Criminal SDC  ………. (519) 743-9060

Guelph
Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County ………. (519) 821-2100 or 1-800-628-9205

Brampton
North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services ………. (905) 455-0160 or 1-866-455-0160
Legal Aid Peel York District Office ………. (905) 595-3660 or 1-844-360-3660
Peel (Brampton) Family Law Service Centre ………. (905) 453-1723
GTA – Criminal Law Service Centre ………. (905) 874-0147 or 1-866-296-0646

Mississauga
Mississauga Community Legal Services ………. (905) 896-2050

Oakville
Halton Community Legal Services ………. (905) 875-2069
Legal Document Services of Ontario (905) 599-4103

Toronto
Downsview Community Legal Services ………. (416) 635-8388
East Toronto Community Legal Services  ………. (416) 461-8102
Flemingdon Community Legal Services  ………. (416) 441-1764
Jane Finch Community Legal Services ………. (416) 398-0677
Neighbourhood Legal Services  ……….(416) 861-0677
Parkdale Community Legal Services  ………. (416) 531-2411
Rexdale Community Legal Clinic  ………. (416) 741-5201
South Etobicoke Community Legal Services ………. (416) 252-7218
Unison Health & Community Services ………. (416) 653-5400
West Toronto Community Legal Services ………. (416) 531-7376
Willowdale Community Legal Services ………. (416) 492-2437
Centre francophone de Toronto ………. (416) 922-2672
Community & Legal Aid Services Program ………. (416) 736-5029
Downtown Legal Services U of T ………. (416) 978-6447
Refugee Law Office ……….  (416) 977-8111
Legal Aid GTA Centralized Services Office ………. (416) 598-0200 or 1-800-668-8258
Toronto Central Family Law Service Centre ………. (416) 348-0001 or 1-800-331-9618
Family Law Service Centre – Toronto North ………. (416) 730-0936
Toronto Duty Counsel Office (Criminal – Youth) – 311 Jarvis ………. (416) 598-0200 ext. 4361
Toronto Duty Counsel Office (Criminal) – College Park ………. (416) 598-1260
Toronto Duty Counsel Office (Criminal) – Old City Hall ………. (416) 594-9300
Toronto Duty Counsel Office (Family) – 393 University Ave – Superior Court of Justice ………. (416) 327-2064

Scarborough
Scarborough Community Legal Services ………. (416) 438-7182
West Scarborough Community Legal Services ………. (416) 285-4460
Scarborough Duty Counsel Office (Criminal) ………. (416) 757-6257 or 1-800-668-8258

Richmond Hill and Newmarket
Community Legal Clinic of York Region ………. (905) 508-5018 or 1-888-365-5226
Newmarket Family Law Service Centre ………. (905) 898-3943 or 1-888-613-8775
Newmarket Duty Counsel Office (Criminal) ………. (905) 836-8580 or 1-800-668-8258
Newmarket Duty Counsel Office (Family) ………. 1-800-668-8258

Orangeville, Collingwood and Owen Sound
Grey-Bruce Community Legal Clinic ………. (519) 370-2200 or 1-877-832-1435
Owen Sound Duty Counsel (Criminal) ……….1-800-668-8258
Owen Sound Duty Counsel (Family) ………. 1-800-668-8258

Newmarket
Newmarket Family Law Service Centre ………. (905) 898-3943 or 1-888-613-8775
Newmarket Legal Aid Courthouse Office (Criminal) ………. (905) 895-9103
Newmarket Duty Counsel Office (Criminal) ………. (905) 836-8580 or 1-800-668-8258
Newmarket Duty Counsel Office (Family) ………. 1-800-668-8258

Oshawa  
Durham Community Legal Clinic ………. (905) 728-7321
Oshawa Legal Aid Office ………. (905) 576-2334 or 1-866-595-0563
Oshawa Family Law Service Centre (FLSC) ………. (905) 576-2334 or 1-866-595-0563
Oshawa Duty Counsel (Family) ………. (905) 579-1251
Oshawa Duty Counsel (Criminal) ………. (905) 728-3801

Kingston
Kingston Community Legal Clinic ………. (613) 541-0777
Queen’s Legal Aid ………. (613) 533-2102
Kingston Duty Counsel (Criminal) ………. (613) 531-0504
Kingston Duty Counsel (Family)  ………. (613) 531-7888

Belleville
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre  ………. (613) 966-8686 or 1-877-966-8686
Youth Justice Services ………. (613) 967-2011

Peterborough
Peterborough Community Legal Centre ………. (705) 749-9355
Legal Aid Peterborough Area Office ………. (705) 743-5430 or 1-888-828-3827

Cornwall
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Legal Clinic ………. (613) 932-2703 or 1-800-267-2434
Cornwall Duty Counsel (Criminal) ………. (613) 933-9300
Cornwall Duty Counsel (Family) – Superior Court of Justice ………. (613) 938-1097 or 1-800-668-8258
Ontario Crown Attorney Office ………. (613) 932-5903

Ottawa
Community Legal Services – Ottawa ………. (613) 241-7008
Vanier Community Service Center ………. (613) 744-2892
South Ottawa Community Legal Services ………. (613) 733-0140
West End Legal Services of Ottawa ………. (613) 596-1641
University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic ………. (613) 562-5600
Ottawa Integrated Legal Services Office (ILSO) ………. (613) 569-7448
Ottawa Immigration & Refugee Law Office (part of Ottawa ILSO) ……….( 613) 569-7448
Legal Aid Ottawa District Office ………. (613) 238-7931 or 1-877-314-0933
Ottawa Duty Counsel (Criminal) ………. (613) 238-7931 or 1-800-668-8258
Ottawa Duty Counsel (Family) – Superior Court of Justice ………. (613) 238-7931 or  1-877-668-8258

Orillia
Community Legal Clinic – Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes ………. (705) 326-6444 or 1-800-461-8953

Barrie
Legal Aid Barrie Central District Office ………. (705) 737-3400 or 1-888-590-3961
Barrie Enhanced Duty Counsel Office (Criminal) -Formerly Criminal Law Office ………. (705) 737-3400 or 1-888-590-3961

North Bay
Nipissing Community Legal Clinic ………. (705) 476-6603
North Bay Duty counsel (Criminal)  ………. (705) 497-1184 or 1-800-668-8258

Sudbury and Timmins
Legal Aid Ontario Family Duty Counsel  ………. (705) 670-9282
Sudbury Community Legal Clinic ………. (705) 674-3200
Timmins-Temiskaming Community Legal Clinic ………. (705) 267-0300 or 1-866-382-0300
Timmins Legal Aid Office ………. (705) 264-9473 or 1-800-319-7314

Whatever Ontario legal services you require in your community, there are resources available to you.

Thunder Bay
Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic ………. (807) 344-2478 or  1-888-373-3309
Lakehead University Community Legal Services ………. (807) 346-7815
Thunder Bay Family Law Office ………. (807) 46-2950 or 1-800-393-8140
Legal Aid Thunder Bay District Office
………. (807) 345-1972 or 1-866-297-5559
Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation ………. (807) 622-1413 or 1-800-465-5581
Thunder Bay Duty Counsel (Family) ………. (807) 623-1920 or 1-807-623-1925
Thunder Bay Duty Counsel (Criminal)  ………. (807) 577-1005 and 1-800-668-8258


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