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Pro Bono Ontario, Education Law and Children’s Hospital Project

Provides summary advice and/or representation to low income children & families that face challenges to their legal rights at school.

Record #: MET0621 Last Full Update: 20 Sep 2017
Description and Services
Description (Service) Free legal advice, brief services such as phone calls, drafting letters or notarizing documents and possible referrals to local pro bono law firms and legal aid clinics * areas of law include -- child welfare, consent/capacity, criminal, education, employment, family, health care access, housing, immigration, social/income assistance (Ontario Works, assistance for children with severe disabilities, subsidized daycare, OSAP) and tax (Canada Child Tax Benefit, disability tax credits/benefits) * partnership with hospital
Hours Vary by location
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Low income families of children being treated at the Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kinds), Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Children's Hospital London Health Sciences Centre or McMaster Children's Hospital * means testing required
Application Referral from clinician (doctor, nurse or social worker) required
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Legal Counselling ~ Pediatric Patients
Contact Information
E-Mail info@probonoontario.org
Website www.probonoontario.org
Names
Alternate Name PBLO ; PBO
Former Name Pro Bono Law Ontario (2016)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Mailing Address 393 University Ave, Suite 110 
Toronto, ON M5G 1E6
Physical Access Not Applicable