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Black Legal Action Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-597-5831
Toll Free Phone 1-877-736-9406
Fax 416-925-3564; toll free 1-844-302-2694
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Ruth Goba, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- telephone inquiries only, online information about housing security during the COVID19 emergency

Legal clinic focusing on individual and systemic anti-Black racism * legal representation * test case litigation * law reform and community development * summary legal advice, brief services and public legal education * funded by Legal Aid Ontario
Hours COVID19 -- telephone inquiries, Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * no walk-in service

Intake Mon, Wed, Fri 10 am-3 pm * office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Low income individuals who meet financial eligibility guidelines
Application Call for appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
720 Spadina Ave, Suite 221
Toronto, ON M5S 2T9
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Intersection Spadina Ave and Bloor St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Human Rights ; Information & Referral Resources ; Legal Education / Information
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; Discrimination Assistance ~ Black Community ; Judicial Advocacy ~ Human Rights Issues ; Legal Information Services ~ Black Community ; Legal Representation ~ Black Community ; Legislative Advocacy ~ Human Rights Issues ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling ~ COVID-19

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