Every Resident - Bill of Rights for people who live in Ontario long-term care homes
Getting legal help and information
The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) provides legal services to seniors living on a low income. It focusses on areas of law that are of special importance to seniors.
For more information, visit www.acelaw.ca or call:
Toronto area: 416-598-2656
Community legal clinics
Community legal clinics give free legal advice but not all can help with problems in long-term care homes. To find the clinic nearest you, go to www.legalaid.on.ca/legal-clinics.
Legal Aid Ontario
For more information about Legal Aid Ontario's services, visit www.legalaid.on.ca or call:
Toronto area: 416-979-1446
TTY use Bell's Relay Service: 1‑800‑855‑0511
Law Society Referral Service
The Law Society Referral Service is an online service that gives you the name of a lawyer who will speak with you for up to 30 minutes for free. For more information, visit www.findhelp.ca.
Steps to Justice
CLEO's Steps to Justice website has step-by-step information about common legal problems. Visit www.stepstojustice.ca.