Mississauga Community Legal Services

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Record #: BRA1033 Last Modified: 07 May 2014 Last Full Update: 16 May 2013
Record Details
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Website Website: www.legalclinicsinpeel.ca/
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Description & Services
DescriptionCommunity legal aid service * provides summary legal information by telephone or in person * assists in determining if a problem is a legal one * will help in disputes regarding most government agencies (including Ontario Works, Ontario Disability, employment insurance, workers compensation, old age and disability pensions, immigration, etc) * advises and represents tenants * provides preventive law seminars on areas of law handled by the clinic (how to appeal an OW or ODSP decision, process for eviction, rights in the workplace, immigration applications, etc) * organizes projects to bring about systemic change with interested community agencies

Satellite clinic also offered at Malton Neighbourhood Services on Thursdays, 4 pm-6 pm
Hours* Mon -Wed, Fri 9:30 am-12:30 pm 1 pm-5 pm * Thur 1 pm-5 pm
Malton Satellite Clinic, located at Malton Neighbourhood Serivces, Thur 4 pm-6 pm
Areas ServedMississauga - including Malton
EligibilityFinancial eligibility test mandatory for representation
ApplicationAppointment recommended
FeesFree legal services provided for those who cannot afford a lawyer (see eligibility criteria)
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Hindi ; Italian ; Urdu
MeetingsBoard of Directors meets monthly; usually the last Monday of each month
Contact Information
Address & Map
Camilla Place
130 Dundas St E, Ste 504
Mississauga, ON L5A 3V8
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IntersectionDundas St E & Camilla Rd; two blocks E of Hurontario St (Hwy 10)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-896-2050
After Hours PhoneAnswering machine
TTY Phone905-896-2050
Primary ContactDaniel Amsler, Intake Officer
Primary ExecutiveTerrence Edgar, Executive Director
Volunteer CoordinatorJanice Joyce Lepiten, Staff Lawyer
Other Details
EstablishedOctober, 1978
ElectionsBoard elected annually at Annual General Meeting in September
FundingPrivate - Legal Aid Ontario
Service Level(50) Non Profit
SubjectsAdvocacy ; Canada pension plan ; Disability benefits ; Landlord and tenant rights ; Legal clinics ; Legal information ; Legal services ; Occupational health and safety ; Pensions ; Unemployment insurance ; Workers compensation