Justice for Children and Youth

Description
Description (Service) COVID19 -- services available by phone only, physical office closed
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Community legal clinic
  • legal representation in the many areas of law including education, criminal matters, child welfare, human rights, financial assistance or support and leaving home
  • legal information and assistance to youth, professionals and community groups
  • also to parents for some issues
  • community development and outreach
  • advocacy
  • public resource centre
  • seminars
  • accepts collect calls
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario
Street Youth Legal Services (SYLS) -- legal advice and outreach to street-involved youth at shelters and youth services
Service Details
Public Comments Accepts collect calls
Hours COVID19 -- services available by phone, call 416-920-1633 or toll free 1-866-999-5329
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Children and youth 17 years and under

  • their parents only for special education matters
  • must meet financial eligibility guidelines
  • clients must sign retainer
  • Street Youth Legal Services -- homeless youth 16-24 years


Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application By telephone only
Languages Interpretive Services
Fees Services -- free
  • clients may be required to pay court costs
Address and Location
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
55 University Ave
15th Fl
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
 
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Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Elevator with braille features
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 416-920-1633
Toll Free Phone 1-866-999-5329 ; 1-866-999-JFCY
Fax 416-920-5855
E-Mail info@jfcy.org
Website jfcy.org/en
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Justice-for-Children-and-Youth-JFCY-137290046290119/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/jfcyontario/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/company/jfcy
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/jfcy?lang=en
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/JFCYOntario
Primary Contact Karien Gibson, Office Manager
Alternate Contact Athena Caldarola, Community Development Worker and Law Clerk
Primary Executive Mary Birdsell, Executive Director

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