Justice for Children and Youth

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Accepts collect calls
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-920-1633
Toll Free Phone 1-866-999-5329 ; 1-866-999-JFCY
Fax 416-920-5855
E-Mail info@jfcy.org
Website www.jfcy.org
Primary Contact Karien Gibson, Office Manager
Alternate Contact Athena Caldarola, Community Development Worker and Law Clerk
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Mary Birdsell, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community legal clinic * legal representation in the many areas of law including residential care, education, criminal matters, child welfare, human rights and constitutional law, financial assistance or support and leaving home * legal information and assistance to youth, professionals and community groups * also to parents for some issues * community development and outreach * advocacy * public resource centre * seminars * accepts collect calls * funded by Legal Aid Ontario

Street Youth Legal Services (SYLS) -- legal advice and outreach to street-involved youth at shelters and youth services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Children and youth 17 years and under * their parents only for special education matters * must meet financial eligibility guidelines * clients must sign retainer * Street Youth Legal Services -- homeless youth 16-24 years
Application By telephone only
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Services -- free * clients may be required to pay court costs
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
55 University Ave, 15th Fl
Toronto, ON M5J 2H7
 
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Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Elevator with braille features
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Legal Education / Information ; Youth Advocacy / Legal Help
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; General Legal Aid ~ Youth ; Legal Counselling ~ Youth ; Legal Information Services ~ Youth Issues ; Legal Representation ~ Youth ; School System Advocacy ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Youth ~ Legal Issues

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