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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
Names
Alternate Name ACLC ; ACYJP ; African Canadian Youth Justice Program ; African Legal Clinic ; Youth Justice Program
Notes
Public Comments No direct legal services to individuals except in relation to test cases
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
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
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario
Resources Website