Links

Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services is just one of many organizations working to eradicate poverty, homelessness and injustice. There are dozens more in Toronto. Contacting the websites of any of the groups listed below will provide you with links to other organizations and agencies.

For information on the legal clinic in your area or for information on how to apply for a Legal Aid Certificate, visit:

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)
www.legalaid.on.ca

For a referral to a lawyer, visit:

Lawyer Referral Service*
www.lsuc.on.ca

*NOTE:  You will be provided with the name and phone number of a private lawyer who has agreed to provide one half hour of free legal help.

For information about the new Tenant Protection Act and access to forms for applications for the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal, visit:

Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)
www.acto.ca

Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA)
www.torontotenants.org

Landlord Self Help Centre
www.landlordselfhelp.com

Landlord and Tenant Board   previously the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal
www.ltb.gov.on.ca

For information about the Ontario Disability Support Program (including the ODSP policy directives) and the Ontario Works Program, visit:

Ministry of Community Family and Children's Services
http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/index.aspx

For advocacy information regarding social assistance, contact:

Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)
www.incomesecurity.org

Canada's Public Pensions
www.sdc.gc.ca

For information on Public Legal Education documents, and an order form for free Public Legal Education publications, visit:

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
www.cleo.on.ca

For information about Employment Insurance and the Canada Pension Plan, visit:

Service Canada
www.servicecanada.gc.ca

Other links that may be of interest to you:

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
www.cicb.gov.on.ca

Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)
www.ocasi.org

Democracy Watch
www.dwatch.ca

Low Income Families Together (LIFT)
www.lift.to

National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO)
www.povnet.org

Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP)
www.ocap.ca

Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL)
www.ofl.ca

Ontario Project for Inter-Clinic Community Organizing (OPICCO)
http://opicco.org

Raise the Roof
www.raisingtheroof.org

 

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