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Community Legal Services Ottawa Centre

Provides free legal help to people of low income, specializing in problems involving landlord & tenant law, social assistance, immigration, employment insurance, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) & Canada Pension Plan (CPP) issues 

Record #: OCR1700 Last Full Update: 14 May 2019
Alternate Name CLSO
Former Name Community Legal Services (2007) ; Community Legal Services Ottawa Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1 Nicholas St, Suite 422
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7
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Intersection Nicholas St and Rideau St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Free legal help to people of low income 
Specializes in problems involving: landlord and tenant law * social assistance * immigration * employment insurance * Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) * Canada Pension Plan (CPP) 
Also provides education on legal matters and is involved in various law reform issues
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Low income residents
Application Call for an appointment
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; Landlord Rights Information/Counselling ; Legal Counselling ; Legal Information Services ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Legal Issues ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-241-7008
Fax 613-241-8680
Primary Executive Charles McDonald, Director of Legal Services
Other Details
Established 1982
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Attorney General - Legal Aid Ontario
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No