Legal Resources and Supports

LAWS is not a legal service organization and we are unfortunately unable to provide legal advice. If you are looking for legal help we have curated a series of helpful resources and supports to help you out.

— Resources

Justice for Children and Youth
Legal services for young people under 18 and homeless youth under 25 in Ontario.
Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.
LGBT Youth Line
LGBT Youth Line is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario.
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced abuse.
Good2Talk is a free, confidential helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.
Steps to Justice
Step-by-step information about legal problems in Ontario. Free, reliable, practical, and easy to understand.
Downtown Legal Services (DLS)
Downtown Legal Services is the Faculty of Law’s community legal clinic. Our staff and students have been offering free legal assistance to low income communities for over forty years.
Community & Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP)
CLASP is a free legal clinic located in Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. We help people with their legal problems who cannot afford a lawyer.

— Get In Touch

If you have any questions about the LAWS program, please contact Eleonora at