This resource provides information about the health benefits available to people who are going off Ontario Works because they have income from other sources. It explains who is eligible for these benefits, how to apply for them, and how to appeal if a health benefit is refused or cut off.
This information is for community advocates. It explains the law and suggests ways to help parents without status get their children registered at school.
In Ontario, people can get tested for HIV without giving their name or address. This is called “anonymous testing”. This pamphlet describes how to get tested, how to find anonymous test sites, and what happens when people are tested. It also explains the difference between being tested at an anonymous test site and being tested by a doctor.
Ontario’s home care Bill of Rights sets out how a person must be treated when applying for or getting home care services through a Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). The Bill of Rights may also apply to other programs, such as supportive housing and attendant outreach. This resource explains each right and describes what can be done if any of these rights are violated.
This resource is for people who apply for or get home care services through a Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) in Ontario. It explains how to make a complaint about services, and how to appeal if the complaint does not result in a satisfactory decision.
This resource is for front-line workers working with women who have experienced family violence and do not have permanent resident status in Canada. It explains some of the differences between making a refugee claim and making an application on humanitarian and compassionate (H&C) grounds and when and where to refer a woman for legal help.
Identity thieves try to use your personal information to take money from your bank account, shop with your credit card, or even commit crimes in your name. This publication explains how to spot the warning signs of identity theft, how to protect yourself, and what you can do if it happens to you.
Disclaimer: This site contains general legal information for people in Ontario, Canada. It is not intended to be used as legal advice for a specific legal problem.