Legal Services City of Toronto

The fastest way to get legal help is to call Legal Aid Ontario toll-free at 1-800-668-8258 Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. If you are in a correctional facility or using services such as summary legal advice, please call Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. As of July 2020, CLASP will no longer offer family law services. If you need family law services, you can contact: We also offer legal information sessions to members of the public and other community institutions. We are also working with our community partners to improve laws that affect low-income people in Ontario. How you can make a complaint about our services or report fraud or suspected misconduct. You don`t need to tell us your name. We accept anonymous complaints. We provide free legal advice to low-income people living in our Toronto West Area. We provide services in a range of legal areas, including landlords and tenants, employment, welfare and immigration. CLASP provides free legal advice and representation to community members and York students.

We are funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario, Legal Aid Ontario, York Students and Osgoode Law Hall School. Students work in our clinic under the supervision of experienced lawyers. You should always call us before visiting an office. Legal Aid Ontario responds to class calls. As part of our response to the COVID-19 emergency, all of our offices, including courthouse offices, are closed until further notice. Please fill out this form to apply to become a member. If you are a French speaking customer, you can get confidential advice and recommendations free of charge over the phone. A community council is responsible for overseeing our work. We also offer a housing assistance program funded by the City of Toronto.

We help low-income people living in our west end Toronto find safe and affordable housing. We can help you find market rents, subsidized and specialized housing. We have a case management program for people with higher needs.