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Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)

Contact Information

Toronto: 416 979 1446
Toll-free TTY
TTY (teletypewriter) – Use Bell’s Relay Service: 1 800 855 0511

LAO has services for people with low income. This includes a telephone line, duty counsel services, community and specialty clinics, legal aid certificates, and student legal aid services societies. 

In most cases, to get help, you must show that you have a low income by giving information about your income, property, and savings.

And, your legal issue must be one that LAO covers. You may get help for some legal issues about:

  • domestic violence
  • family law
  • criminal law
  • immigration law
  • refugee law