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Organization: Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County  
Phone Numbers: 519-821-2100
Toll-Free: Within Wellington County 1-800-628-9205
Fax: 519-821-8192
Email: clinic@gwlegalclinic.ca
Website: www.gwlegalclinic.ca
Address:
Station Main
PO Box 1683
Guelph, ON
N1H 6Z9
Street
Address
:
Guelph Community Health Centre
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph
 
Intersection: Wyndham St N and Eramosa Rd
Location: Guelph-Downtown (located inside the Guelph Community Health Centre)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Description: Provides free legal advice to low income residents in specific areas of law involving concerns with housing, social assistance, Canada Pension Plan Disability, and Employment Insurance.

Assists tenants who have issues with their landlord, including:
  • evictions
  • rent increases
  • maintenance and tenant rights issues
  • rent-geared-to-income housing concerns and reviews

Assists recipients who have concerns about their Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program income support including:
  • eligibility
  • denial or suspension of benefits
  • overpayments
  • assistance applying for OW or ODSP

Assists recipients who have been denied Canada Pension Plan - Disability Benefits or Employment Insurance benefits, along with other income maintenance concerns

Provides information on consumer protection, including collection agencies, door-to-door sales, etc

Referrals given for areas of law that the Legal Clinic does not practice, including family law, criminal law, employment law, human rights law, traffic offences, and civil litigation issues

Legal Health Check-Up:
  • provides an online check-up to help people living in poverty to identify legal problems and get help
  • without adequate money to live on, a good home or job, or family, social and health supports, an individual's legal health may be at risk

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Must meet income criteria
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
Guelph ; Wellington County  
See Also: Community Legal Clinics

This information was last completely updated on November 8, 2016

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