French Legal Advice Line

Contact Information
Office Phone Admin Line: 705-674-3200
Toll Free Phone French Legal Advice Line: 1-877-687-2847 (1-87 POUR AVIS) 
Admin Line: 1-800-697-8719
Primary Contact Nathan Boivin, Clinic lawyer, Sudbury Community Legal Clinic
Site Information
Located In Community Ontario
Mailing Address c/o Sudbury Community Legal Clinic 
40 Elm St, Unit 272 
Sudbury, ON P3C 1S8
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Toll-free telephone advice service to low income Franco-Ontarians and Francophones residing in northern Ontario and parts of central Ontario. This advice line provides an opportunity to francophone clients to discuss their legal questions or difficulties and obtain information about their rights and obligations.  
The service will provide access to French telephone legal information, advice and referrals in the following areas of law:  
  • housing (tenants only) 
  • social assistance (Ontario Disability Support Program and Ontario Works)  
  • Canada Pension Plan  
  • Employment Insurance
Service may include referrals to your local Community Legal Clinic if its staff has the capacity to provide French Legal Advice or other agencies, if appropriate.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie ; Kawartha Lakes ; Muskoka District ; Northern Ontario ; Parry Sound ; Simcoe County
Boundaries Serving Barrie and Northern Ontario up to Manitoba border, 705 and 807 area codes
Eligibility Low income, call for details
Application Call for service
Languages French
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provides legal advice for Franco-Ontarians
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Legal Information Services ~ Francophone Community