Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario

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Record #: OAK1996 Last Full Update: 16 Jan 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameCLEO
Contact Information
Office Phone416-408-4420
Primary ContactMira Poliszczuk, Office Administrator, CLEO; Phone: ext 831
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionWorks to help people with low income or who face other barriers, to participate in Ontario’s justice system by providing information needed to understand and exercise legal rights.
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary ExecutiveJulie Mathews, Executive Director; Phone: ext 823
FundingProvincial - Legal Aid Ontario ; Federal - Justice Canada ; Law Foundation of Ontario * project funds from various sources
ElectionsBoard elected annually by members at AGM October
Service Information
DescriptionWorks with community partners to develop and deliver accessible, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information in a variety of languages and formats. 
* does not give legal advice 
Hoursoffice: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Areas ServedOntario
Applicationorders may be placed online, by fax, or by telephone (ext. 833)
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; most publications available in English and French * some available in other languages such as: Your Rights Your Language (Arabic, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu)
FeesNone ; * regular publications shipped free * charge for large manuals (e.g. Workers' Compensation) and pamphlet stands
Site Information
Located In CommunityToronto
Address & Map
180 Dundas St W, Ste 506
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z8
IntersectionUniversity Ave and Dundas St W
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesCommunity Legal Clinics ; Legal Issues Education/Information
Other Details
Print Materialseries of publications on government programs and legal issues:  
* social assistance * landlord and tenant law * refugee and immigration law * workers' compensation * women's issues * family law * work and employment insurance * seniors' issues * youth issues * legal services. *