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South Ottawa Community Legal Services

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 #: OCR1883 Last Full Update: 24 Nov 2016
Description and Services
Description (Service) Community legal clinic providing services in housing law for tenants, immigration and refugee law, legal problems involving Ontario Works benefits, Ontario Disability Support Program, Employment Insurance, workers' compensation, Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and Child Tax Benefits.
Hours Mon 1 pm-4:30 pm * Tue-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - South and East
Boundaries East of Fisher Avenue * South of the Queensway and Highway 174
Eligibility People with low incomes in southern and eastern Ottawa
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French ; Spanish ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; Landlord Rights Information/Counselling ; Legal Counselling ; Legal Issues Education/Information ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-733-0140
Fax 613-733-0401
Website www.socls.org
Primary Executive Gary Stein, Executive Director; Email: steing@lao.on.ca
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Across the street from Billings Bridge Plaza
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1355 Bank St, Ste 406
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7
 
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Intersection Riverside Dr and Bank St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Pamphlets with legal information about immigration issues, landlord/tenant, consumer, social services, family law resources and many more.
Resources Workshops for community-based organizations, on request
Accreditation No