Legal Assistance/Legal Resources:

Legal Aid Ontario: / Client Service Centre: 1-800-668-8258
Legal Aid Ontario (find a legal clinic):
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario):
Know Your Legal Rights:
FLEW (Family Law Education for Women):
Law Society of Upper Canada:
Lawyer Referral Service: : 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):
Government of Ontario:
Region of Peel:
York Region:
City of Toronto:


Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Violence Hub Services:

Safe Centre of Peel:
York Region Centre for Community Safety:



IRB: Immigration and Refugee Board:
OIPRD: Office of the Independent Police Review Director:
OLRB: Ontario Labour Relations Board:
SJTO: Social Justice Tribunal of Ontario (for appeals of Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Landlord and Tenant, and Human Rights):
SST: Social Security Tribunal (for appeals of Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, and Old Age Security):
WSIB: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board:


Community Resources:

ASAAP: Alliance for South Asian Aids Prevention:
CASSA: Council of Agencies Serving South Asians:
Indus Community Services:

SAWC: South Asian Women’s Centre:
SSN: Social Services Network: