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Welcome to our community page. Don Valley Community Legal Services actively participates in a variety of community activities, public legal education workshops, trainings, and community networking tables. One key component that allows members to be self-empowered is knowledge of what is happening around them. This page will allow us to share with you what is happening in our community. We will post information on local law reform campaigns, and information about our clinic including our Annual General Meeting. If you wish to be on our mailing list, please sign our Membership form.

Included are links to a community calendar for the Flemingdon – Thorncliffe Park area and for the City of Toronto.

For Legal Advice please call our Legal Advice Telephone Line – 416-441-1764, ext 36 – on leaving your information you will receive a return call within 24 business hours.  We will not provide legal advice through this email contact.  For all community connections, workshop and public legal education information or membership, please contact our office or email us at info@donvalleylegal.ca.


Legal Resources during COVID-19

Steps to Justice website offered by Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) will provide updates to necessary legal information – follow the link https://stepstojustice.ca/covid-19#.XnUEZcHc3aE.link

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: info@mosaichomecare.com or Natalie at   nzabolotsky@circleofcare.com

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Omar Khan – Community Champion

Don Valley Community Legal Services is very pleased to announce that OMAR KHAN, of Engaged Communities will be presented with the ACLCO Community Champion Award today, May 14, 2021.  The Association of Community Legal Clinics Ontario (ACLCO) represents over 77 community legal clinics across the Province of Ontario.  DVCLS nominated Omar for his dedication and service to the Syrian newcomer communities,

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2 Barrier Free Vaccine Clinics – May 11 and May 13

  Barrier Free Means – No Registration required No Identification needed No OHIP needed No Address Needed    

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Jane’s Walk – Explore Flemingdon Park May 9th – 6 pm

Jane’s Walk 2021 – Virtual Walk through Flemingdon Park. Film created by Andrew Faiz, Resident of Flemingdon Park Jane’s Walk Registration Link

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Struggling to Pay Rent?

Springboard and The Housing Help Centre are providing an information session to help tenants  struggling with rent. Join them May 12th at 2 pm  – Register Register Online

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Canada Census 2021 – Have you completed the Questionnaire?

  It is time to complete your Census – May 10, 2021. 75% of family will complete the Short Questionnaire. Census questionnaire is available in 25 Languages. Canada Census 2021 Complete the #2021Census! It’s safe, quick and easy. It can be done online. Your responses will help plan services that support employment,

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DVCLS is Hiring: Staff Lawyer (Housing) Position

April 27, 2021 – Don Valley Community Legal Services is seeking a junior to mid-level staff lawyer with an expertise in Housing and representation before the Landlord Tenant Board; and an ability to prepare and present public legal education seminars and workshops.  DVCLS represents a diverse range of clients from low-income and marginalized groups,

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