Justice for Children and Youth

Record #: MET0177
Last Full Update: 30 Jun 2022

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments Accepts collect calls

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-920-1633
Toll Free Phone 1-866-999-5329 ; 1-866-999-JFCY
Fax 416-920-5855
E-Mail info@jfcy.org
Website jfcy.org/en
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Justice-for-Children-and-Youth-JFCY-137290046290119/ 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jfcyontario/ 
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/jfcy 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jfcy?lang=en 
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/JFCYOntario
Primary Contact Karien Gibson, Office Manager

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) COVID19 -- services available by phone only, physical office closed
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Community legal clinic
  • legal representation in the many areas of law including¬†education, criminal matters, child welfare, human rights, financial assistance or support and leaving home
  • legal information and assistance to youth, professionals and community groups
  • also to parents in limited circumstances
  • community development and outreach
  • advocacy
  • seminars
  • accepts collect calls
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario
Street Youth Legal Services (SYLS) -- legal advice and outreach to street-involved youth at shelters and youth services
Hours COVID19 -- services available by phone, call 416-920-1633 or toll free 1-866-999-5329
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario ; Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Children and youth 17 years and under

  • their parents only for special education matters
  • must meet financial eligibility guidelines
  • clients must sign retainer
  • Street Youth Legal Services -- homeless youth 16-24 years


Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application By telephone only
Languages Interpretive Services
Fees Services -- free
  • clients may be required to pay court costs

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
55 University Ave
15th Fl
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
Intersection University Ave and King St W
Mailing Address 55 University Ave 
15th Fl 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5J 2H7
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Elevator with braille features

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Legal Education / Information ; Youth Advocacy / Legal Help
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; General Legal Aid ~ Youth ; Legal Counselling ~ Youth ; Legal Information Services ~ Youth Issues ; Legal Representation ~ Youth ; School System Advocacy ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Youth

Agency Overview