North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services is closed on Monday September 2nd, 2019 for Labour Day. We regret the inconvenience to our clients. Clients can leave messages by email or telephone and new applicants for service can fill out our Intake form on the Contact Us page of this website.Read more
Legal Clinic Takes Online Applications
We now have an intake form on our website. On the Contact Us page, click on the link for our intake form and you can make a request for assistance whenever suits you – not just during our open hours. On the form we also ask you when is a good time (or a bad […]Read more
Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day!
We join with the indigenous peoples of Canada in celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, 2019. Our community legal clinic will be open on that day to serve our clients, including our indigenous clients. We will also be joining in the celebrations and recognizing the importance of this day. The celebrations in Brampton […]Read more
Future of Legal Clinics Uncertain
Ontario’s community legal clinics were notified of their 2019-20 funding by Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) on June 12, 2019. Most legal clinics, including North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services, had their funding reduced by a small amount (roughly 1% of total funding). Much deeper cuts are expected next year and the year after. Funding […]Read more
Funding for Community Legal Clinics Cut!
The provincial government has slashed funding to Legal Aid Ontario! The budget presented on April 11, 2019 cut the province’s contribution to Legal Aid Ontario by 35%, retroactive to April 1st. Legal Aid Ontario has announced that it will therefore cut the budget for community legal clinics by $15 Million – a 16% reduction. Please […]Read more
We are pleased to provide our Annual Report, which was presented at the November Planning Meeting, where objectives for 2019-20 were set.Read more
Help for Injured Workers
As previously announced, we are assisting Peel and Dufferin clients of IAVGO (the Industrial Accident Victims Group of Ontario). IAVGO helps injured workers across Ontario with their workers’ compensation cases. However, IAVGO is located in Toronto and the trip downtown can be difficult for an injured worker. We provide a video link to IAVGO, so […]Read more
Partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association
We are delighted to begin a partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association – Peel, Dufferin. Starting on September 13th, 2018, we will begin a bi-weekly legal clinic at the CMHA office in Brampton from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. We will be meeting with CMHA clients. This is a pilot project, running from September […]Read more
Help With Employment Law Now Available!
Our legal clinic is now helping clients with employment law problems! Are you having problems collecting Employment Insurance? Were you fired from your job and you are wondering if the rules were followed? Is your employer paying you for overtime? Contact us to speak with our employment law lawyers. We can help with: • Employment […]Read more
Our Legal Clinic Highlighted on Law & Technology Website
The Law, Technology and Access to Justice website is an internationally renowned law and technology website. That website has just posted an article on our community legal clinic’s use of video technology to better serve our clients: https://law-tech-a2j.org/video/in-praise-of-video-in-a-legal-clinic/Read more