Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

Record #: MET4698
Last Full Update: 20 Jun 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-598-2656
Toll Free Phone 1-855-598-2656
Fax 416-598-7924
Social Media Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Community legal clinic
  • summary legal advice, brief legal services, referrals and legal representation in cases involving issues of particular importance to seniors, such as long term care, hospital discharge issues, elder abuse, government pensions, income maintenance, retirement home tenancies, mental health and mental capacity issues
  • assistance in dealing with government offices
  • community legal education
  • speakers
  • law reform
  • confidential
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario
Does not prepare wills or power of attorney documents or give advice on estate administration, real estate, criminal law or family law matters
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Intake for New Inquiries -- Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-12 pm, 2 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Persons 60 years and older who meet financial or case eligibility guidelines
  • guidelines not considered when only summary advice and referrals provided
Application Call for information
Languages Other - interpreters available by appointment for other languages
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
55 University Ave
Suite 1500
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
Mailing Address 55 University Ave 
Suite 1500 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5J 2H7
Physical Access Underground parking for fee - garage entrance from Wellington St W ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Legal Education / Information
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; Elder Law ; Legal Information Services ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues ; Legal Representation ~ Older Adults

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