Search Organizations (English): Ontario, Legal issues

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York Community Services

Forms a community-based charitable organization offering a broad range of primary health care, legal services, counselling, housing help and community support programs to residents of York. Services are targeted to families at risk, primarily single mothers and low-income families, newcomers and refugees, adults with developmental and/or mental health difficulties and seniors and the frail elderly - with the overall goal of building healthy families, individuals and communities.

Ontario Women's Justice Network  
http://www.owjn.org

Provides a legal resource for women's organisations and individuals working on issues relating to justice and violence against women and children. Works to demystify the legal system.

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Association nationale de la femme et du droit  
http://nawl.ca/
Forms an organization that seeks to promote the equality right of women through legal education, research and law reform advocacy. Groupe de femmes pan-canadien à caractère non lucratif qui appuie les droits des femmes à l'égalité par un travail d'éducation, de recherche et de réforme active du droit et qui travaille à l'amélioration du statut juridique des femmes du Canada en exigeant des réformes législatives. (See Details)
ARCH: A Legal Resource Centre for Persons with Disabilities  
http://www.archlegalclinic.ca/
Forms a specialty legal aid clinic dedicated to defending and advancing the equality-rights of persons with disabilities. Provides free, confidential, basic legal information as it relates to disability. Engages in test case litigation on behalf of groups and individuals, primarily in higher courts. Provides public legal education to persons with disabilities regarding legal rights and new developments in the law. Provides a library and resource centre dealing with human rights, employment, social assistance and accessibility, among other areas of interest to persons with disabilities. (See Details)
Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)  
http://www.leaf.ca
Promotes equality for women primarily using the sex equality provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; sponsors test cases before the Canadian courts, human rights commissions and government agencies on behalf of women; to provide public education on the issue of sex equality. (See Details)
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic  
http://www.schliferclinic.com/
Provides a free counselling, legal and cultural interpreter service for women age 18 or over who have experienced physical, sexual and/or psychological abuse. (See Details)