Services in Ontario - Collection agencies
Consumer Protection Ontario
Contact InformationPhone 416-326-8800 Toll-free 1-800-889-9768 TTY 416-229-6086 Toll-free TTY 1-877-666-6545
Consumer Protection Ontario helps you make a complaint against a business through the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services.
The Ministry deals with complaints against a variety of businesses, including stores, fitness centres and gyms, home renovation companies, wireless and phone companies, payday loan companies, debt settlement companies, and collection agencies.
Pro Bono Ontario – Free legal advice hotline
Contact InformationPhone 1-855-255-7256
The hotline can give you 30 minutes of free legal help and advice over the telephone on civil law matters, which include:
- consumer issues
- Powers of Attorney
- corporate law for charities, non-profits, and small businesses
It doesn’t help with family law or criminal law problems.
The hotline generally accepts calls Monday to Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 12 noon, and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ontario Association of Credit Counselling Services (OACCS)
Contact InformationPhone 1-905-945-5644
The association has a list of qualified credit counsellors and agencies from across Ontario. Credit counsellors at not-for-profit agencies help people who are in debt and have problems paying their bills. They help people review their finances, make a budget, deal with creditors, and improve their credit record.
Credit Counselling Canada
Contact InformationToll-free 1-866-398-5999
Credit Counselling Canada has an online tool to help you search for certified credit counsellors and agencies by postal code. Credit counsellors at not-for-profit agencies help people who are in debt and have problems paying their bills. They help people review their finances, make a budget, deal with creditors, and improve their credit record.