Patients' Rights: Form 1 - Are you in hospital for a psychiatric assessment?
Where can I get more help or information?
If you want to speak to a lawyer but cannot afford to hire one, you can contact a Legal Aid office. To find the office nearest you, you can look under "Legal Aid" in your phone book. You can also check Legal Aid Ontario's web site at www.legalaid.on.ca or phone them:
- Toll-free outside Toronto 1-800-668-8258
- In Toronto 416-979-1446
- Toll-free TTY 1-866-641-8867
- TTY in Toronto 416-598-8867
The Rights Adviser or Patient Advocate at the hospital can also help you find a lawyer and apply for legal aid.