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Organization: North Peel and Dufferin Community Legal Services  
Phone Numbers: 905-455-0160
Toll-Free: 1-866-455-0160
Fax: 905-455-0832
24 Queen St E, Suite 700
Brampton, ON
L6V 1A3
Intersection: Main St N and Queen St E
Location: Brampton (Downtown)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Executives: Jack Fleming - Executive Director
Public Contacts: Alison Blackman - Office Manager
905 455-0160 ext 231 *
Service Description: Community legal Clinic * summary legal advice and legal representation for low income people in Brampton, Caledon and Dufferin * initial advice by telephone, clients seen by appointment only * legal services in areas of employment, immigration, housing and social assistance

Provide advice and assistance in the following areas of law:

Housing: for tenants only – not landlords * tenant rights, evictions, filing tenant applications, rent subsidy being cut off, co-op evictions

Immigration: do not assist with refugee applications * humanitarian and compassionate ground applications, sponsorship breakdown, applications for permanent residence, loss of status and deportation proceedings, regularizing status in Canada (work, study, visitor and temporary resident permits) and issues related to obtaining citizenship

Employment: wrongful dismissal, Employment Standards Act issues, Employment Insurance, workplace harassment

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP): denied disability appeals, suspensions, cancellations, overpayments and appeals

Ontario Works (OW): denied applications, suspensions, cancellations, overpayments and appeals

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and CPP-Disability: appeals of denied benefits or issues while receiving CPP

Old Age Security (OAS): including denied applications

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

Fees: ?free service, although clients may be asked to reimburse the legal clinic for disbursements (such as payment for medical reports or filing fees)
Application: Self referral * not a walk-in service * appointment necessary
Eligibility / Target Population: Low income individuals
Languages: English
Language Notes: Telephone interpretation in over 200 languages
Area Served:
Dufferin County, Brampton, and Caledon  
See Also: Community Legal Clinics
Legal Aid

This information was last completely updated on October 25, 2018

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Updated October 25, 2018
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