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Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario

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Record #: OAK1996 Last Full Update: 07 Apr 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameCLEO
Contact Numbers
Office Phone416-408-4420
Contact Information
Address & Map
119 Spadina Ave, Ste 600
Toronto, ON M5V 2L1
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Located In CommunityToronto
Nearest Main IntersectionSpadina Ave and Adelaide St W
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Primary ContactMira Poliszczuk, Office Administrator, CLEO; Phone: ext 831
Primary ExecutiveJulie Mathews, Executive Director; Phone: ext 823
Service Details
Areas ServedOntario
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. 
* works 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 
Applicationorders may be placed online, by fax, or by telephone (ext. 833)
FeesNone ; * regular publications shipped free * charge for large manuals (e.g. Workers' Compensation) and pamphlet stands
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)
Resources Availableseries 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. * 
ElectionsBoard elected annually by members at AGM October
FundingProvincial - Legal Aid Ontario ; Federal - Justice Canada ; Law Foundation of Ontario * project funds from various sources
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Service CategoriesCommunity Legal Clinics ; Legal Issues Education/Information