|Aboriginal Legal Services||Toronto 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 Ontario||Toronto Downtown Central
||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 Elderly||Toronto Downtown Central
||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 Centre||Toronto Downtown Central
||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 Coalition||Ottawa
||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 Clinic||Toronto Downtown Central
||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 Region||Ottawa
||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 Office||Ottawa
||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 Canada||Toronto Downtown Central
||Political lobbying, public education and campaigns, environmental advocacy
|HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)||Toronto Downtown Central
||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 Centre||Toronto Downtown Central
||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 Law||Ottawa
||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 Association||Toronto Downtown
||Information sharing * education * advocacy and consultation in community and public health * seminars and conferences
|Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network (CPAN)||Pembroke
||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 Clinic||Toronto Downtown Central
||Community legal clinic * advice and representation * advocacy * research and consultation for individuals * community education * law reform * referrals to union organizers * outreach, particularly to ...