SALCO provides advice, brief services, and/or legal representation in a various areas
of poverty law, including:
Ontario Disability Support Program
Old Age Security
Canada Pension Plan
Criminal Injuries Compensation(Basic Advice)
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board(Advice only)
Family Law (Basic Advice)
Domestic Violence (Advice)
Public Legal Education
SALCO provides public legal education in many areas of law, including those listed above. SALCO can come to community events, places of religious worship, community agencies, support groups, etc… to provide legal education.
Please contact us or complete the “Request for Legal Education” form to have us come and speak to you.
Reform, Advocacy, Community Development
SALCO is involved in several community development and law reform initiatives on issues that impact the low-income South Asian community in Toronto, Ontario, and Canada.
We believe that a broad response to the problems that our clients face can have a greater impact in changing legislation, policy, and unfair practices.
SALCO also takes on test case work in poverty law, including two recent interventions at the Supreme Court of Canada.