Halton Community Legal Services

Welcome to Halton Community Legal Services

We are a community legal clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario to provide legal aid services to low income residents of Halton.

We give free legal information and advice regarding:

  • Ontario Works
  • Human Rights
  • Tenants' Rights
  • Disability Benefits
  • Government Pensions
  • Employment Insurance
  • Employment Standards

Indigenous Homelessness in Halton

Indigenous Homelessness in Halton

Are you or do you know an Indigenous person who has experienced housing problems in Halton? We need your knowledge, wisdom and experience to guide us in developing a community action plan that will help Indigenous homeless people. Learn more

Link to the Project Document:
HCLS: Environmental Scan and Literature Review on Indigenous Homelessness in Halton

Legal Secondary Consultation Service

Legal Secondary Consultation Service

Helping the Helpers

Halton Community Legal Services’ new Legal Secondary Consultation Service has launched. The service provides access to legal advice and information to health care providers, social services and community groups and agency personnel and volunteers to assist their clients. Call us at (905) 875-2069 or email haltonconsult@lao.on.ca.

Click here to download the poster.

Link to the Report:
Legal Secondary Consultation: How Legal Aid Can Support Communities and Expand Access to Justice

Service Charter for the Legal Secondary Consultation Service

Click here to download PDF

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Did you know

Halton Community Legal Services is one of 79 community legal clinics providing services throughout Ontario. Each legal clinic tries to match its services to meet the priority needs of the community it serves.

In addition to providing services to people one at a time, we educate the public about their legal rights and work to improve laws that build a more equitable and just society.

  • In 2013 over 2300 people in Halton contacted the legal clinic for help
  • Halton Community Legal Services now provides advice in human rights and employment related cases.

We would like to hear from you. If you have any questions or comments, please use our general contact form.

Funding Partners

The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

 

 

Oakville Community FoundationHalton Community Legal Services gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Oakville Resettlement Fund at the Oakville Community Foundation, a registered charitable public foundation serving the Oakville Community.

I am affected campaign

I Am Affected Campaign

The I Am Affected campaign has been developed to initiate conversation and provoke thought on the Indian Residential School system, its legacies and the intergenerational trauma caused by that system.

Voices for Change Halton website

Voices for Change Halton

Voices for Change Halton is a grassroots advocacy group supported by Halton Community Legal Services as an extension of the clinic's commitment to systemic strategies to address poverty and promote human rights.

Legal Health Check-Up website

Legal Health Check-Up

Halton Community Legal Services has created an online check-up to help people who are living in poverty so they can identify legal problems and get help. If you do not have enough money to live on, a good home or job, or family, social and health supports, your legal health may be at risk.