Downtown Legal Services

Home Agency Service

Description
Legal advice and representation provided by supervised law student volunteers
  • deals with many areas of law, including tenant issues, minor criminal offences, refugee claims, family law (restricted to custody, support or access), employment law, academic appeals and offences
  • referrals
  • public legal education workshops
  • a Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic, funded by Legal Aid Ontario and University of Toronto
Eligibility
Area residents who meet financial eligibility guidelines and are not eligible for Legal Aid Certificate, also all full time University of Toronto students

Residency Requirements: City of Toronto
Application Process
Initial screening over telephone, advice given by appointment only
Office
416-934-4535
Fax
416-934-4536
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
law.dls@utoronto.ca
Languages
English, Other - interpretation available for most languages
Contact
Maria Sette, Student and Administrative Services Coordinator
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible non-powered doors at rear entrance
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Unincorporated
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
Findhelp Information Services
Last Updated On
May 17, 2022
Address
655 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON, M5S 2H9
Downtown Legal Services Site Location: Downtown Legal Services

Cross street: Spadina Ave and Bloor St W

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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Reception -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Intake -- hours vary, by phone only
Service Area(s)
Toronto