South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

Record #: MET6008
Last Full Update: 23 Feb 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-487-6371
Fax 416-487-6456
Primary Contact Vanathy Wimaleswarans, Office Administrator; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) COVID19 -- No in person meetings, providing services including intake by phone, emergencies assessed on case by case basis


Advice and representation in areas of social assistance, Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), sponsorships, immigration law
  • legal information and education
  • referral of legal cases
  • advocacy
  • seminars, workshops
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario

Forced Marriage -- website with information and resources on forced marriages * information for individuals and service providers
Hours COVID19 -- offering services by phone
Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9:30 am-12:30 pm, 1 pm-5 pm; Wed 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Low income South Asians
Application Call for appointment
Languages Kannada; Other - interpreters available in other South Asian languages
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
45 Sheppard Ave E
Suite 106A
Toronto, ON
Canada M2N 5W9
Intersection Yonge St and Sheppard Ave E
Mailing Address 45 Sheppard Ave E 
Suite 106A 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M2N 5W9
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Legal Education / Information
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; Forced Marriage Legal Assistance ; General Legal Aid ~ South Asian Community ; Legal Counselling ~ South Asian Community ; Legal Information Services ~ South Asian Community ; Legal Representation ~ South Asian Community

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