The number one thing that community members contact us for is legal support. While we may not have all the expertise within our group of grassroots activists, we do know of some legal resources you can access. Thank you to the lawyers who helped us to put this list together.
Option 1: Community Legal Clinics
Here is a list of Legal Aid Ontario-funded legal clinics across Ontario. The Black Legal Action Centre focuses on providing support for Black people living in Ontario.
Option 2: Specialty Clinics
Here is a list of Legal Aid Ontario-funded speciality clinics.
Option 3: Government Agency Advocacy Organizations
Option 4: Independent Community-Specific Legal Services
- The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic (for women who are survivors of domestic violence)
- Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
- Centre Francophone – Legal Services
Option 5: General Probono Legal Services
Option 6: Community-Based Legal Advocacy Organizations