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Legal Health Check-Up

Legal Health Check-Up website

Guelph Wellington Legal Clinic provides an online check-up to help people who are living in poverty so they can identify legal problems and get help. If you do not have enough money to live on, a good home or job, or family, social and health supports, your legal health may be at risk.

legalhealthcheckup.ca

Your Legal Rights

Your Legal Rights Ontario logo

A project of CLEO, Your Legal Rights is a website of free legal information for people in Ontario. This site has free, practical, and easy-to-find legal information produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario.

yourlegalrights.on.ca

Other Legal Resources in Guelph

Family Law Information Centre (FLIC) Advice Lawyers

If you don't have a lawyer, FLIC offers the opportunity to speak privately with a Family Law Advice Lawyer on Friday morning from 9:00am-12:00 noon at the Courthouse located at 74 Woolwich Street in Guelph. Advice lawyers can provide general legal information on family matters free of charge.

Criminal Law Information Clinic (CLIC)

Ontario Court of Justice, 36 Wyndham Street South
Criminal Duty Counsel available who can provide you with information on your criminal matter, Thursday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

Links to Agencies in Guelph and Wellington

Legal Resources in Ontario

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

CLEO Online Publications:

Your Legal Rights

Industrial Accident Victims Group of Ontario

1-877-230-6311

  • Help for low-income people in Ontario who have problems with worker’s compensation at all levels of appeal.

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

1-416-598-2656

  • Help for low-income senior citizens with legal issues.

Lawyer Referral Service

1-800-268-8326 or 416-947-3330 (GTA Area)

  • Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.
  • The Lawyer referal service will provide the name of a private bar lawyer in your area who will provide you with a free 30 minute consultation.

Ontario Ministry of Labour

1-800-265-2468

Kitchener Regional Office,
155 Frobisher Drive, Unit G 213, Waterloo.

Office of the Worker’s Advisor

1-800-265-2466

Kitchener Regional office,
155 Frobisher Drive, Unit G 213, Waterloo.

Ontario Women's Justice Network

www.owjn.org

Online Legal Resources

ARCH Disability Law Centre

ARCH has put out two fact sheets for those who use or have used mental health services and supports.

One offers information about human rights and the right to be free from discrimination. It also discusses what you can do if you feel you have been discriminated against. It can be found here.

The second fact sheet explains your right to interpretation services at Consent and Capacity Board hearings, Ontario Review Board hearings, Mental Health court and in other situations. It can be found here.

These documents are available in eight different languages. For more information please go here.

Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations

The Tenant Survival Manual is designed to give tenants a better understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act and to help answer questions that you may have about your rights and responsibilities.

This manual is available in 14 different languages. Please click here for more information.

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