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.

June 21, 2021 PLEASE NOTE currently our offices are closed for 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 active case – CONTACT YOUR CASEWORKER DIRECTLY.  

CLOSURE OF 1320 GERRARD ST. EAST OFFICE DVCLS announces the closure of our South Office as of June 15, 2021.  All files and documentation has been moved to the North/Thorncliffe Office.  Please redirect all mail to 1 Leaside Park Dr., Unit 1, Toronto.  M4H 1R1.   Plans are being made to open a new office in our East Toronto Catchment area – more information to follow. 

News & events

DVCLS Honours National Indigenous People’s Day

As settlers in this land, DVCLS acknowledges and is grateful that our clinic can provides services on the lands on and near the Don River, on the land known as Tkaronto.  We are thankful for the opportunity to listen and learn from the Indigenous Peoples’ within our community.

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Staff Lawyer (Employment Law) Position Available

DVCLS is seeking a  junior to mid-level lawyer to join our Employment Law Team.  The candidate in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario will demonstrate legal experience and litigation representing clients in matters related to employment, labour and human rights.  General knowledge of precarious work, social determinants of health,

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 15, 2021 1 to 2:30 pm

Please Register and Join us to learn how to Avoid the Pitfalls of Frauds, Scams and Identify Theft. Guest Speaker – Sheldon Parker, Retired Lawyer and Theatre In the Web Acting Group vignettes. Elder Abuse Awareness Day_Flyer_HR Register:  416-322.7002, ext 223 or email: or Natalie at

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Preparing for Stage 3 - Covid 19

DVCLS Intake Room
Preparing Intake Room to meet people