Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors of Sexual Assault Program

Service: Independent Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault Program

Record #: MET0812
Last Full Update: 19 Jul 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 1-855-226-3904, Toll free
E-Mail ILAvoucher@ontario.ca
Website www.ontario.ca/page/independent-legal-advice-sexual-assault-victims

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Provides four hours of free legal advice to those who qualify by phone or video chat from one or more lawyers on referral list
  • service available anytime after assault has occurred
  • Does not provide legal representation
Hours Toll free number -- Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Survivors of sexual assault 16 years and older
  • assault must have occurred in Ontario
  • Application Email completed voucher, voucher available online
    • women and individuals with non-binary gender identity living in Toronto access services through the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Centre -- see separate entry
    Languages English; French
    Fees None

    Site Information

    Located In Community Toronto
    Address & Map
    Toronto, ON
    Mailing Address Independent Legal Advice Program, c/o Ministry of the Attorney General, Centralized Program Delivery Unit, OVS 
    720 Bay St, 5th Fl 
    Toronto, ON 
    Canada M7A 2S9
    Physical Access Not Applicable

    Categories and Classification

    HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis ; Government / Legal
    HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Sexual Assault Support ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs
    Service Categories Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Legal Counselling ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Provincial/Territorial Government Information Services ~ Sexually Abused Adults

    Agency Overview