Includes information pertaining to youth and police powers, stop and searches, questioning of suspects, and complaints against police.
Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "I'm under 18 and have been charged with shoplifting."
- "I'm worried that I might not be able to go to college because I have a criminal record."
- "I'm 17 years old and in a sexual relationship with someone who is 15."
Legal Services and Information
|Ontario Legal Information Centre||COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…|
|University of Ottawa - Community Legal Clinic||Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic staffed by students and supervised by lawyers provides legal services to low-income members of the community conducts legal education…|
|ABLE2 - Fetal Alcohol Resource Program||COVID-19 (16 Jul 2021): Staff can be reached by phone or email. Virtual programs only.Support for individuals affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their…|
|Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities||COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…|
|The Royal - Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre - Family Court Clinic||Family Court Clinic provides assessments for the courts in areas involving the Young Offender's Act and the Child and Family Services Act assessments provide the…|
|Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa - Mental Health Services - Walk-in clinic||COVID-19: provided by phone and other virtual means. Call to access the services.Single counselling sessions for youth whose needs are immediate|
|Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa - Ottawa Community Youth Diversion Program||Community-based program meant to improve the manner in which the community deals with youth aged 12 to 17 years who are in conflict with the…|
|JusticeNet||Non-profit organization * links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to…|
|Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Youth Justice Committee of Ontario||Brings together victims with young people alleged to have committed non-violent offenses and their parents to negotiate an appropriate way for the young person to…|