Pro Bono Ontario

Service: Medical Legal Partnership for Children

Record #: MET0621
Last Full Update: 03 Sep 2020

Contact Information

Office Phone No public telephone number
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Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Free legal advice, brief services such as phone calls, drafting letters or notarizing documents and possible referrals to local pro bono law firms and legal aid clinics
  • areas of law include -- child welfare, consent/capacity, criminal, education, employment, family, health care access, housing, immigration, social/income assistance (Ontario Works, assistance for children with severe disabilities, subsidized daycare, OSAP) and tax (Canada Child Benefit, disability tax credits/benefits)
  • partnership with hospital
Hours Vary by location
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Low income families of children being treated at the Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kinds), Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Children's Hospital London Health Sciences Centre or McMaster Children's Hospital * means testing required

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Referral from clinician (doctor, nurse or social worker) required
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services
Service Categories Legal Counselling ~ Pediatric Patients

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