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Detention

Includes rights of immigrants or refugees if detained.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "I claimed refugee status at the border and have been detained."
  • "My application to remain in Canada was refused. Now I’ve been detained because of concerns that I won’t leave Canada voluntarily."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Detention
Title Description
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…
Canada. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Governmental information centre the Client Support Centre can answer questions about immigration, refugees and citizenship services and programs, and on status of an application in…
Community Legal Services of Ottawa COVID-19 (8 October 2021): please refer to each program-at-site for more information * the front doors to CLSO offices will be locked, with a sign…
Vanier Community Service Centre - Clinique juridique francophone d'Ottawa Legal services for low-income francophones living in Ottawa in different areas of law such as: Immigration Housing (problems between tenants and landlords only) Ontario Disability…
Vanier Community Service Centre - Ligne d'information juridique Provides summary legal advice in the following areas: Immigration law Family Law Housing law (tenant representation only) Labour Law - Employment Standards Employment Insurance Ontario…
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…
Community Legal Services of Ottawa COVID-19 (8 October 2021): please refer to each program-at-site for more information * the front doors to CLSO offices will be locked, with a sign…
Community Legal Services of Ottawa COVID-19 (8 October 2021): please refer to each program-at-site for more information * the front doors to CLSO offices will be locked, with a sign…
Canada. Border Services Agency Provides commercial and passenger services customs office classified as non direct point of entry providing a full range of customs services to the general public…
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…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services