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
AddressCamilla 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
Fax905-273-4255
After Hours PhoneAnswering machine
TTY Phone905-896-2050
E-Mailamslerd@lao.on.ca
Websitewww.legalclinicsinpeel.ca/
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
Subjects
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