Areas Of Service
Flemingdon Community Legal Services provides a variety of services in our core areas of service I) Landlord and tenant law, II) Income assistance law and III) Immigration law such as:
- Legal representation
- Summary advice
- Public legal education
- Community development
- Law reform services
As well when providing summary advice; we will offer referrals to private bar lawyers, to websites, to community agencies, to other legal clinics and to other services provided by our funder, Legal Aid Ontario.
Visit our main office at 1 Leaside Park Drive Unit 1. We have a great number of brochures that can be taken (all are free) and our bulletin boards contain up to date information on activities provided by other agencies in the community.
Please note that we offer services only to those clients who live in our geographic catchment area:
- Danforth/Bloor to the south;
- Yonge Street to the west;
- York Mills/401 to the north;
- and Victoria Park Avenue to the east.
Please review the map of our catchment area on the Contact Us page of this website.
We provide basic legal advice by the telephone without asking for financial eligibility information. But if you walk in to our clinic or come on the Thursday afternoon for Document Services (notarized true copies and affidavits) we will ask you to fill out an intake form and provide us with basis information on your financial situation. Our services are provided to those living on pensions, Ontario Works, ODSP funds, Employment Insurance or who make a low salary. If you do not quality financially we will refer you to private bar lawyers, duty counsel or other referral sources for assistance.
We have a language line (telephone interpretation service) to help those for whom English is not their first language.
We have a TTY telephone service for those who are part of the Deaf Community.
Our offices are accessible with a ramp near the front door of the building, activated doors at the front of the building and elevators. Though the door into our actual reception area is not an activated door there is a bell that can be rung if help is required.