Organization / Program Name(s)Located In Office Phone Description (Brief)
Aboriginal Legal ServicesToronto Downtown Central 416-408-3967 or 416-408-4041 Community Legal Clinic 416-408-4041, fax 416-408-1568 * deals primarily with landlord and tenant issues, Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Plan (ODSP), Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPPD ...
Advocacy Centre for Tenants OntarioToronto Downtown Central 416-597-5855 Community legal clinic * works to better the housing situation of low income Ontario residents including tenants, housing cooperative members and homeless people * no direct legal services for individ ...
Advocacy Centre for the ElderlyToronto Downtown Central 416-598-2656 Community legal clinic * representation in cases involving issues of particular importance to seniors, such as long term care, hospital discharge issues, elder abuse, government pensions, income maint ...
ARCH Disability Law CentreToronto Downtown Central 416-482-8255 Community legal clinic Summary Advice and Referral -- confidential advice and information related to disability issues * telephone service * limited representation in test case litigation * representa ...
Canadian Health CoalitionOttawa 613-688-4973 Public advocacy organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of public health care. Membership is comprised of national organizations representing nurses, health care workers, seniors, c ...
Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal ClinicToronto Downtown Central 416-971-9674 Community legal clinic * deals primarily with immigration, tenant issues, social assistance, employment rights, human rights, poverty law * most refugee cases referred to Legal Aid * may provide repre ...
Council on Aging of Ottawa (The)Ottawa 613-789-3577 ext 101 Advocacy group on seniors' issues * volunteer opportunities Volunteer-run committees meet to discuss the following seniors issues: * Age-Friendly Ottawa: group working with the City of Ottawa, communi ...
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Eastern RegionOttawa 613-406-6025 Dedicated to raising awareness of elder abuse and neglect through * public education * professional training * advocacy * service coordination * regional resources and educational materials available ...
Fédération des aînés et des retraités francophones de l'Ontario (La), Head OfficeOttawa Toll free 1-800-819-3236 Non-profit organization dedicated to the advocacy of francophone seniors living in Ontario. Main topics: Health and long-term care, obligatory retirement at 65 years * prevention of senior abuse, soci ...
Greenpeace CanadaToronto Downtown Central 416-597-8408 Political lobbying, public education and campaigns, environmental advocacy
HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)Toronto Downtown Central 416-340-7790 Community legal clinic * advice, representation, referrals, advocacy * areas of law include privacy, social assistance, immigration, housing/tenant, pensions, Employment Insurance (EI), private insura ...
Income Security Advocacy CentreToronto Downtown Central 416-597-5820 Community legal clinic * pursues test cases, Charter and appellate litigation to address systemic issues arising from federal and provincial income security programs, and from the political, economic ...
National Association of Women and the LawOttawa 613-241-7570 ext 2 Feminist organization that promotes women’s equality through action, legal research and education * lobbies for change to federal and provincial laws and regulations * publications on legal issues aff ...
Ontario Public Health AssociationToronto Downtown 416-367-3313 Information sharing * education * advocacy and consultation in community and public health * seminars and conferences
Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network (CPAN)Pembroke 613-735-1251 CPAN is a network of 62 organizations and over 600 kind and caring individuals working together to eliminate the effects of child poverty in a manner that is empowering and inclusive. CPAN works using ...
Workers Health and Safety Legal ClinicToronto Downtown Central 416-971-8832 Community legal clinic * advice and representation * advocacy * research and consultation for individuals * community education * law reform * referrals to union organizers * outreach, particularly to ...