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For advice or help dealing with OW or with appealing a decision by OW, contact a community legal clinic.

To find the legal clinic that serves your area, go to

You can also go to the Legal Aid Ontario website or call them:


Toll‑free: 1-800-668-8258

Toronto area: 416-979-1446

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Toronto area TTY: 416-598-8867

CLEO's Steps to Justice is a website that gives step‑by‑step information about common legal problems, including social assistance issues.

Steps to Justice has practical tools like forms and checklists, and referral information for legal and social services.