Durham Community Legal Clinic

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Record #: OSH1183 Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 14 Jan 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-728-7321
Toll Free Phone1-888-297-2202
Fax905-728-6362
E-Maildclcinfo@gmail.com
Websitewww.durhamcommunitylegalclinic.ca
Located In CommunityOshawa (City of)
Address & Map
111 Simcoe St N, Main Floor
Oshawa, ON L1G 4S4
 
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IntersectionSimcoe St and south of Adelaide St
Contact Information
Primary ContactJeannine Spurrell, Office Manager
Volunteer CoordinatorCathy Duignan, Coordinator, Volunteer Lawyers Service Project; Phone: ext 227
Primary ExecutiveDeborah Hastings, Executive Director
Description & Services
DescriptionLegal clinic * free legal advice to all residents of the Durham Region on many areas of law * assistance or representation to those who qualify at hearings in several areas of law Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program * Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance * WSIB/WSIAT, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Housing, tenant issues * Wills and Powers of Attorney, small claims * staff from the clinic are available to speak on a variety of legal topics to groups in Durham Region * Commissioning available daily * Notarizing available by appointment  
 
Power of Attorney Kit available * booklet contains forms and information on Continuing Power of Attorney for Property and Power of Attorney for Personal Care 
 
Legal advice on Immigration and Refugee matters * advice, referrals, form completion and sponsorship applications * in collaboration with Durham College
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * closed each day from 12 noon-1 pm 
 
Commissioning Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, Tue, Thu 1 pm-4 pm
Areas ServedDurham Region
EligibilityLow income persons must finanically qualify for free legal services in the areas of poverty law
ApplicationImmigration and Refugee issues by appointment Monday am
LanguagesEnglish ; Translation services available
FeesNone
Other Details
ElectionsAnnual general meeting, September
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Classification/Subjects
Service CategoriesCitizenship Application Assistance ; Community Legal Clinics ; General Legal Aid ; Immigration Application Forms ; Legal Issues Education/Information ; Notary Public Services