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Criminal charges in Canada and your immigration status (Fact sheet)

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How to get help

211 Ontario is an information and referral hotline that gives help in many languages. They take calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can tell you:

  • where to get legal help, and
  • how to contact a settlement agency or community agency for other kinds of help.

To contact 211 Ontario:

Phone: 211

TTY: 1-888-340-1001


You could also trying contacting a local library or a community legal clinic.

To find the legal clinic that serves your area, you can contact Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) at:

Toll-free: 1-800-668-8258

Toronto: 416-979-1446

Bell Relay: 1-800-855-0511