Peggy Sattler MPP, London West

Government of Ontario

Legal Resources

Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) - Providing free legal assistance to low-income Ontarians for their everyday legal problems via the Free Legal Advice Hotline, and have resources to help answer legal questions related to COVID-19 shut-downs. Dial 1-855-255-7256 Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 11:30 am and 1:00 – 3:30 pm.

Steps to Justice - Updated on a daily basis, the site gives answers to more than 80 COVID-19 legal questions, including questions about emergency benefits assistance, Employment Insurance, being evicted for non-payment of rent, and what to do about urgent family law problems with the courts.

Ontario Legal Information Centre (OLIC) - Offering free 30-minute consultations with lawyers over the phone to anyone living in Ontario. Call 1-844-343-7462, and leave a message. A lawyer will call back within 2 business days. OLIC is also offering public legal information sessions on various legal subjects, including how to start a not for profit, how to navigate Landlord Tenant Board, Wills and Powers of Attorney, and governments social service options in response to COVID-19.