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HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-340-7790
Toll Free Phone 1-888-705-8889
Fax 416-340-7248
E-Mail talklaw@halco.org
Website www.halco.org/
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Community legal clinic; registered charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- service by phone, no in person meetings or public education activities * intake Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm

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Community legal clinic
  • advice, representation, referrals, advocacy
  • areas of law include privacy, social assistance, immigration, housing/tenant, pensions, Employment Insurance (EI), private insurance benefits, health, criminal, prison (HIV-related), human rights, substitute decision making and powers of attorney
  • community legal education speakers and publications
  •  law reform and test case litigation
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario, AIDS Bureau (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care), foundations and donors
  • also known as HALCO
Hours COVID19 -- service by phone, no in person meetings or public education activities * intake Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Office -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Intake -- Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Persons living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario * case and financial eligibility criteria may apply for legal representation

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call, drop in, email or write
Languages French - some staff speak French; Other - interpreters for other languages, including phone interpretation
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
55 University Ave
Suite 1400
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
 
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Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main and office entrances; Elevator accessible with tactile buttons; Accessible all gender washroom
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Legal Education / Information
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; General Legal Aid ~ AIDS/HIV ; Individual Advocacy ~ AIDS/HIV ; Judicial Advocacy ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Legal Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Legal Information Services ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Legal Representation ~ AIDS/HIV ; Legislative Advocacy ~ AIDS/HIV Issues

Agency Overview


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