Marit Stiles MPP, Davenport

Government of Ontario

Specialized Supports

Legal supports, workers rights information and more.

 

  • Community Legal Education Ontario Steps to Justice 

 

Provides legal information related to COVID-19, with a focus on housing, employment and family law

stepstojustice.ca/covid-19

 

  • Pro Bono Ontario 

 

Free legal assistance to low-income Ontarians via Free Legal Advice Hotline. Can advise on legal questions related to COVID-19 shutdown

Hours: 9:30-11:30am, and 1:00-3:30pm, Monday to Friday

www.probonoontario.org

Hotline: 1-855-255-7256

 

  • Worker’s Action Centre Hotline 

 

Providing advice for workers about their rights via phone, in numerous languages (including Spanish, Tamil, Mandarin, Somali, Turkish, Bengali, and Arabic) 

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 12pm-5pm

www.workersactioncentre.org 

Hotline: 416-531-0778, toll free: 1-855-531-0778

 

  • Legal Aid Ontario

 

Residents can check the Legal Aid website or phone them to find their local legal clinic.

Most provide advice around tenant rights, worker rights, income assistance, and immigration,

www.legalaid.on.ca 

Toll free phone: 1-800-668-8258

 

  • Ontario COVID-19 Mental Health Network 

 

A network of Ontario-based mental health professionals providing free mental health care to frontline workers

www.covid19therapists.com

 

  • Chalmers Chatbot 

 

Connects people to free services in the City of Toronto, including food, clothing, and shelter

www.chalmers.amplelabs.com