Pro Bono Ontario

Site: Telephone Service

Service: Free Legal Advice Hotline

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Description & Services
Public Comments Note: any information provided to Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) staff or volunteers will be kept confidential; however, PBO sometimes provides statistical information to funders and stakeholders, but presents that information in aggregate so that it does not identify any particular person
Description (Agency) Offers a free legal advice hotline to Ontarians
Description (Service) Offers a free legal advice hotline 
  • Offers up to 30 minutes of free legal advice and assistance on civil matters (no family law or criminal law), such as: 
    • Going to court (civil matters only) 
    • Employment 
    • Housing 
    • Consumer issues, such as consumer debt and consumer protection 
    • Creating Powers of Attorney 
    • Corporate law for charities, non-profits and small businesses
    Note: lawyers on the hotline provide brief services; they do not create an ongoing lawyer-client relationship with the caller
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-855-255-7256
Located In Community Ontario
Address Thunder Bay, ON
Mailing Address 393 University Ave, Unit 110 
Toronto, ON M5G 1E6
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit