Resources

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Legal Assistance/Legal Resources:

Legal Aid Ontario: www.legalaid.on.ca / Client Service Centre: 1-800-668-8258
Legal Aid Ontario (find a legal clinic):  www.legalaid.on.ca/en/contact/contact.asp?type=cl
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario): www.cleo.on.ca
Know Your Legal Rights: www.yourlegalrights.on.ca
FLEW (Family Law Education for Women): www.onefamilylaw.ca
Law Society of Upper Canada: www.lsuc.on.ca
Lawyer Referral Service: www.lsrs.lsuc.on.ca/lsrs/ : 1-855-947-5255 or 416-947-5255

 

Government Resources:

Service Canada (you can access Immigration, Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Child Tax Benefit): www.servicecanada.gc.ca
Government of Ontario: www.ontario.ca
Region of Peel: www.peelregion.ca
York Region: www.york.ca
City of Toronto: www.toronto.ca

 

Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Violence Hub Services:

Safe Centre of Peel: www.scopeel.org
York Region Centre for Community Safety: www.yrccs.ca

 

Tribunals

IRB: Immigration and Refugee Board: http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca
OIPRD: Office of the Independent Police Review Director: www.oiprd.on.ca
OLRB: Ontario Labour Relations Board: http://www.olrb.gov.on.ca
SJTO: Social Justice Tribunal of Ontario (for appeals of Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Landlord and Tenant, and Human Rights): www.sjto.gov.on.ca
SST: Social Security Tribunal (for appeals of Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, and Old Age Security): http://www1.canada.ca/en/sst/
WSIB: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board: www.wsib.on.ca

 

Community Resources:

ASAAP: Alliance for South Asian Aids Prevention: www.asaap.ca
CASSA: Council of Agencies Serving South Asians: www.cassa.on.ca
India Rainbow: www.indiarainbow.org
SAWC: South Asian Women’s Centre: www.sawc.org
SSN: Social Services Network: www.socialservicesnetwork.org