COVID-19 Update- Legal Advice Hotline

  • Community Update

Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) is still providing free legal assistance to low-income Ontarians for their everyday legal problems. In order to respond to legal issues emerging as a result of COVID-19, they have now pivoted all operations to the Free Legal Advice Hotline, and have started developing specialized resources to help answer legal questions related to COVID-19 shut-downs. The Hotline is a safe, convenient way for Ontarians to get help with:

·         Employment issues 

·         Housing issues

·         Consumer debt and protection problems

·         Corporate law for small businesses and non-profits

·         Powers of Attorney &

·         Civil litigation

Dial 1-855-255-7256. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 11:30 am and 1:00 – 3:30 pm.*PBO does not assist with criminal, family, immigration or estates administration issues.  For additional information please refer to their website: https://www.probonoontario.org/hotline/