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African Canadian Legal Clinic

Specialty test case litigation clinic focusing on systemic racial discrimination, public education, and individual, community & government consultation. (No direct legal services to individuals except in relation to test cases.)

Record #: OCR3068 Last Full Update: 13 Jun 2017
Notes
Public Comments No direct legal services to individuals except in relation to test cases
Description and Services
Description (Service) Test case litigation clinic focusing on systemic racial discrimination * public education * individual, community and government consultation * no direct legal services to individuals except in relation to test cases * funded by Legal Aid Ontario

African Canadian Youth Justice Program and the African Canadian Justice Program -- African Canadians involved in the criminal justice system, * racially and culturally appropriate services and referrals * court liaison * personal support * reintegration services * Youth Justice Court Workers at 4 courts: Toronto (Jarvis St), Scarborough (Eglinton Ave E), North York (Finch Ave W), Brampton (Hurontario St) * social workers in some Toronto Community Housing locations
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * switchboard closed Tue, Thu 12 noon-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
 
African Canadian Youth Justice Program: youth 12-17 * African Canadian Justice Program: adults
Application By appointment only
Languages English ; Somali
Fees None
Service Categories Legal Issues Education/Information ~ African Community ; Legal Representation ~ African Community ~ Human Rights Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-214-4747
Toll Free Phone 1-888-377-0033
Fax 416-214-4748
Website www.aclc.net
Primary Executive Margaret Parsons, Executive Director
Names
Alternate Name ACLC ; ACYJP ; African Canadian Youth Justice Program ; African Legal Clinic ; Youth Justice Program
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
250 Dundas St W, Ste 402
Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5
 
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Intersection University Ave and Dundas St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario
Resources Website