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Where can I get more information and help?

For more information or help contact a community legal clinic, your union, or your Member of Parliament (MP).


To find your nearest community legal clinic, go to the Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) website at Click on Services then Legal clinics. Or you can call LAO at:

Toronto area: 416-979-1446

Toll-free: 1-800-668-8258

Bell Relay Service: 1-800-855-0511

You can also see CLEO's resource called Getting Legal Help: A Directory of Community Legal Clinics in Ontario.

CLEO's Steps to Justice website has step-by-step information about common legal issues, including leaves and benefits for parents. Visit and see the information about Employment Insurance in the Employment and Work section.

To find your MP, go to and use the search box under the heading House of Commons.