Temporary Centre Closure (Call the Hotline)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of Monday, March 16, 2020 the Toronto and Ottawa Law Help centres will be closed until further notice.

Members of the public can still access summary legal advice and legal drafting assistance though the Free Legal Advice Hotline by calling 1-855-255-7256. The Hotline is available Monday to Friday from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. For more details, please read the press release here. Updates on the reopening of the centres will be posted here when information is available.

Do you need help with an Ontario legal dispute?

Courts are a formal venue for people who want to resolve their legal disputes.

We provide online resources, in-person help at walk-in clinics, and an Ontario-wide toll-free advice service.

Call our Free Legal Advice Hotline – Today!

Toll Free:  1-855-255-7256
Hours of Operation: We generally accept calls from Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more details about the Free Legal Advice Hotline, click here.

You can also visit us in person. Our offices are located at:

  1. 161 Elgin Street, Room 5027, Ottawa (for Small Claims Court and Superior Court)
  2. 47 Sheppard Avenue East, Room 305, Toronto (for Small Claims Court)
  3. 393 University Avenue, Suite 110, Toronto (for Superior Court)

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Please note: lawyers on the hotline and at the help centres provide brief services. They do not create an ongoing lawyer-client relationship with you. For our full Terms and Conditions, click here.