North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services

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Record #: BRA1681 Last Modified: 16 May 2013 Last Full Update: 16 May 2013
Record Details
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Description & Services
DescriptionCommunity legal service * provides summary legal advice and legal representation for low income people in Brampton, Caledon and Dufferin * initial advice by telephone * clients seen by appointment only * assists with problems relating to Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Canada Pension Plan, residential tenancies, and some immigration matters (but NOT refugee claims) * provides legal education seminars in areas of law specialized by the clinic, and participates in law reform and community development efforts* DOES NOT provide services in family, refugee or criminal law * free service, although clients may be asked to reimburse the legal clinic for disbursements (such as payment for medical reports or filing fees)
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedBrampton ; Caledon ; Dufferin County
EligibilityLow income individuals
ApplicationSelf referral; not a walk-in service; appointment necessary
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish
Contact Information
Address24 Queen St E, Ste 601
Brampton, ON L6V 1A3
 
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IntersectionMain St (Hwy 10) & Queen St E
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-455-0160
Fax905-455-0832
After Hours Phone905-455-0160 Answering machine
Primary ContactCristine Teston, Office Manager
Primary ExecutiveJack Fleming, Executive Director
Other Details
Established1990
ElectionsAGM in June
FundingFunded by Legal Aid Ontario
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsDisabilities ; Immigrants ; Landlord and tenant rights ; Legal clinics ; Legal information ; Legal services ; Low income people ; Pensions ; Seniors ; Tenants ; Welfare