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Free legal services for low income people living in the area bounded by the Lake Ontario on the South to York Mills/401 on the North and from Yonge Street/Don River on the West to Victoria Park Avenue on the East.

Although the City of Toronto has announced Stage 3 openings, currently our offices are closed to Walk In Services and Document Services – our safety protocols are still being put in place.  If Services are needed – call 416-441-1764, ext 36 to speak to one of our Intake Workers.   If you have an open case – the caseworker will contact you directly.  

News & events

August 13 – Worker’s Rights Workshop

Join our partners from  Dixon Hall and Neighbourhood Legal Services on August 13, 2020 from 2 :00 to 3:30 pm online via Zoom for updated information on Workers’ Rights in Ontario    – Worker’s Rights Workshop – Flyer (08.13.20)      Register for Workers Rights workshop  

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Research Project – ODSP Applications

The Ontario Ministry of Children and Community Services (MCCS) is looking for people who have made applications for Disability Benefits under the Ontario Disability Support Program.  The ODSPAction Coalition is providing the following information – in the flyer – complete the 5 minute survey – see if you qualify.  An Honorarium is offered for those chosen to complete the research. 

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Rent Arrears: Navigating When You Cannot Pay Rent

Rent Arrears Join us Wednesday August 5, 2020 from 2 to 3 pm for a Webinar Presentation given by Stewart Cruikshank, Executive Director of Don Valley Community Legal Services.  Topics include – Unpaid rent, what happens if you do not pay your rent, and resources to navigate this situation.

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Preparing for Stage 3 - Covid 19

DVCLS Intake Room
Preparing Intake Room to meet people