African Canadian Legal Clinic

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments No direct legal services to individuals except in relation to test cases
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-214-4747
Toll Free Phone 1-888-377-0033
Fax 416-214-4748
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
250 Dundas St W, Suite 402
Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5
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Intersection University Ave and Dundas St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * braille elevator
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Margaret Parsons, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Test case litigation clinic focusing on systemic racial discrimination * public education * individual, community and government consultation * no direct legal services to individuals except in relation to test cases

African Canadian Youth Justice Program (youth 12-17)/African Canadian Justice Program (adults) -- African Canadians involved in the criminal justice system, * racially and culturally appropriate services and referrals * court liaison * personal support * reintegration services * Youth Justice Court Workers at 4 courts: Toronto (Jarvis St), Scarborough (Eglinton Ave E), North York (Finch Ave W), Brampton (Hurontario St) * social workers in some Toronto Community Housing locations
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * switchboard closed Tue, Thu 12 noon-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Application By appointment only
Languages English ; Somali
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; Court Orientation Programs ~ Black Community ~ Young Offenders ; Discrimination Assistance ~ Black Community ; Ex-Offender Reentry Programs ~ Young Adults ~ Black Community ; Judicial Advocacy ~ Cultural/Racial Issues ; Legal Issues Education/Information ~ Cultural/Racial Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Black Community ~ Young Offenders

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