Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario – Information about tenant rights.
CANLII – Legislation, regulations and caselaw for the federal government and provinces.
Community Legal Education Ontario – Legal information about social assistance, housing and other issues.
Federation of Metro Tenants Associations – Information about tenant rights. You can also call the tenant hotline (anyone in Ontario) 416-921-9494.
Income Security Advocacy Centre – Information about social assitance in Ontario, including policy changes and social assistance rates.
Legal Aid Clinic Locator – Find your local community legal clinic in Ontario.
Housing Connections – Apply to them to get on the list for social housing.
Legal Aid Ontario – Provide lawyers to poor people for some legal issues.
Ontario Landlord Tenant Board – The Board that handles landlord-tenant disputes. You should contact your legal clinic or the FMTA first (both are above).
Ministry of Community and Social Services OW and ODSP Information – Provincial information about social assistance.
Social Benefits Tribunal – They hear appeals for ODSP applications and other social assistance issues. You should contact your community legal clinic first. If they can’t take your case, you can ask for a letter that says they can’t represent you and take that letter to legal aid. You have a right to a lawyer for an ODSP appeal and a number of other appeals at this Tribunal.
Toronto Employment and Social Services Policy – The rules for Ontario Works (welfare), including the Housing Stabilization Fund for everyone in Toronto on ODSP and OW.
Workplace Safety Insurance Board – They handle issues if you were injured at work.