Legal Services

Legal Assistance of Windsor
Provide legal assistance to assistance to: Persons who have no income; Low-income individuals; Persons whose only income is Ontario Works, Ontario Disability, or Canada Pension Plan.
Provide social work services in: Crisis Intervention, Counselling, Information and Referral, Advocacy on Your Behalf, Community Development

Human Rights Legal Support Centre
Legal assistance in completing an application to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario; Legal advice about how to address the discrimination that you experienced

Law Society Lawyer Referral Service
The on-line referral service is available to residents of Ontario.
Note: Use of the directory does not guarantee a free consultation. You will need to discuss legal fees directly with the lawyer/paralegal.

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
If you believe you have experienced discrimination or harassment, you can file an application with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO).
Resolves claims of discrimination and harassment brought under the Human Rights Code in a fair, just and timely way.
Offers parties the opportunity to settle the dispute through mediation. If the parties do not agree to mediation, or mediation does not resolve the application, the HRTO holds a hearing.
One of the eight tribunals that make up Social Justice Tribunals Ontario (SJTO).

Bilingual Legal Clinic
Free legal services for low-income residents of Windsor and Essex County
Help with Canadian pension plans, commissioning and affidavits, French language rights, human rights, Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), employment and work, housing law, immigration law etc.
Can provide legal information on criminal law, help from lawyers and paralegals, abuse and family violence, family law, and refugee law.