Halton Community Legal Services

Site: Oakville - Dorval Dr

Record #: ACT0718
Last Full Update: 08 Jul 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-875-2069
Fax 905-845-5927
Website www.haltonlegal.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Contact Form www.haltonlegal.ca/contact/

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A community legal clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario to provide legal aid services to low income residents of Halton

Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established October 1977
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario
Elections AGM September

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Community legal clinic that helps low-income individuals living in Halton with their legal problems, for free.

  • Office is located in Oakville, but staff are available to meet clients in Milton, Burlington, Oakville, and Halton Hills (Georgetown and Acton)
  • Community outreach clinics at various locations including local libraries, food banks, and outreach organizations on a rotating basis. 

Depending on the kind of problem, HCLS could help by providing:

  • Summary Advice
  • Brief Services
  • Representation
  • Referrals for legal problems they cannot assist with and to other community organizations like food banks, social and health services, crisis intervention agencies, and navigation help 

Support can be provided for:

  • Income Support and Public Benefits (OW, ODSP, CPP-D, and other programs)
  • Housing Law
  • Employment Rights
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Rights and Services
  • Youth Rights 

Other Services

North Halton Mobile Legal Clinic

  • Provides North Halton with weekly access to free legal services through a Mobile Outreach Clinic
  • Every Friday, alternating between Georgetown and Acton, a lawyer from HCLS is in the area from 10 am-3:30 pm
  • Visit website for full schedule and locations

Community Outreach Clinic

  • Community outreach clinics are available at various locations including local libraries, food banks, and outreach organizations on a rotating basis
  • Visit website for upcoming clinic locations and times

ID Clinic

  • HCLS offers an ID Clinic to members of the Trans, Non-Binary, and Queer communities in overcoming the legal barriers to accurately identify themselves on official documents
  • The ID Clinic provides assistance with this process and helps with commissioning documents
  • If you have questions or wish to schedule an appointment, please contact by phone or fill out the contact form found here

Legal Health Check-Up

  • An online check-up to help people who are living in poverty identify legal problems and get help
  • If you do not have enough money to live on, a good home or job, or family, or social and health support, your legal health may be at risk
  • Take the check-up today: www.legalhealthcheckup.ca

Secondary Legal Consultation

  • Service providers can contact HCLS directly to talk about their client's problems and find solutions
  • For more information, visit website

Note: 

  • HCLS does not provide a full range of services, nor does it provide legal aid certificates
  • callers needing certificates or help in family law, criminal law, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board compensation, etc. should contact a Legal Aid of Ontario office
Hours

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Must meet financial eligibility criteria for service, call for further details
Application

Call for information

Languages English ; Interpretive Services - available if needed
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Corporate Centre
700 Dorval Dr, Suite 400
Oakville, ON L6K 3V3
 
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Intersection Dorval Dr and Wyecroft Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Oakville office

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