Durham Community Legal Clinic

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-728-7321
Toll Free Phone 1-888-297-2202
Fax 905-728-6362
E-Mail dclcinfo@gmail.com
Website www.durhamcommunitylegalclinic.ca
Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
Midtown Centre
200 John St W, Unit B1
Oshawa, ON L1J 2B4
 
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Contact Information
Volunteer Coordinator Cathy Duignan, Coordinator, Volunteer Lawyers Service Project; Phone: ext 227
Primary Executive Omar Ha-Redeye, Executive Director
Description & Services
Description (Service) Legal clinic * free legal advice to all residents of Durham Region on many areas of law * assistance or representation to those who qualify at hearings in several areas of law including 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 Court, Consumer Law, Senior Law, Human Rights, Domestic Violence Legal Aid advice referrals * 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 * free year-round Tax Clinic 
 
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 
 
Satellite offices in Ajax, Uxbridge and Cannington
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Income Tax Clinic Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, closed during lunch and holidays 
 
Commissioning Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm * Tue, Thu 12 noon-4 pm
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Low income * must qualify for free legal services in the areas of poverty law * Income Tax Clinic must meet income eligibility criteria, government photo ID required, current and last year's returns only
Application Immigration and Refugee issues by appointment Monday am * Employment Standards issues by appointment on Tuesdays * Satellite offices in Ajax, Uxbridge and Cannington by appointment only - call Emily Robb at 905-441-1752 * Income Tax Clinic by appointment, contact Colleen Archer by phone 905-728-7321 ext 259 or email archerc@lao.on.ca
Languages English ; French ; Translation services available
Fees None
Other Details
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Elections Annual general meeting, September
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Classification/Subjects
Service Categories Commissioner of Oaths ; Community Legal Clinics ; Family Class Immigration Programs ; General Legal Aid ; Legal Counselling ; Legal Information Services ; Notary Public Services ; Refugee Application Assistance

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