We are located at 1320 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4L 3X1. (2 blocks east of Greenwood Ave.) on the North side of Gerrard St. East
Telephone: 416-461-8102; Fax: 416-461-7497


We are funded by Legal Aid Ontario. We provide legal services to low income persons living in the area bounded by: The Don River, Victoria Park Ave., Danforth Ave. and the Lake Ontario.

ETCLS Catchment Area

We can provide legal advice and representation in the following areas of law:

  • Ontario Works/Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Immigration
  • Employment Insurance and Employment Law
  • Canada Pension
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation - Advice only
  • Family Violence
  • Consumer Law
  • Small Claims Court matters - Advice only
  • Chinese speaking Clinic - Tuesday Afternoons
  • Certified True Copies and Affidavits in limited areas of law

We provide Public Legal Education seminars and workshops to specific groups in our catchment area, and to the general public. We also provide pamphlets and other informative information in different languages. Call us to arrange for a legal talk.

We participate in Law Reform initiatives aimed at protecting and promoting the legal interest of our community including test case litigation and appearances before municipal councils, legislative committees and public commissions and inquiries.

We participate in Community Development projects which assist clients to organize and form self-help groups focused on low income issues, such as tenant organizations. Clinic staff are actively involved in other anti-poverty and advocacy groups.


Below is our current intake schedule, but call ahead before coming, as we deal with different legal matters each day. Also, the intake hours may change for the holidays.

Mondays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Tuesdays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Wednesdays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, Closed at 12:30pm
Thursdays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Fridays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm


Last updated July 1, 2018


East Toronto Community Legal Services Inc.
1320 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M4L 3X1
Telephone: (416) 461-8102 - Fax (416) 461-7497

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