Welcome! We provide free legal advice and representation to low-income residents of York Region. Our areas of expertise are residential tenancies, social assistance, loss of employment and immigration.

If you are having a legal problem contact us for help!

Please contact us by phone, email, or in-person at our office at 21 Dunlop Street, Richmond Hill.

We are available by phone 905-508-5018, toll free 1-888-365-5226 or email client@clcyr.on.ca 

Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm (closed for lunch 12:30pm – 1:30 pm).

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News & events

Presentation on Homelessness to York Regional Council – November 23rd at 11 am

Join us on Thursday November 23rd at 11 am as we participate in a presentation to York Regional Council  about homelessness. York Region City Hall, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket. Live stream at: https://webmail.lao.on.ca/owa/redir.aspx?C=zTfoWiwF8uEGIFB8CaJ8I0qTtsVsY_6VPEp6nM4v47htVYzGHezbCA..&URL=https%3a%2f%2fwww.york.ca%2fyork-region%2fcouncil-and-committee%2flive-streaming

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Open Letter to Municipalities deploring Homeless Encampment Evictions

To all Municipal Councils in Ontario  Community Legal Clinics provide poverty law services for vulnerable and marginalized people throughout Ontario. One of our clinics recently represented unhoused residents of Waterloo Region in the municipality’s lawsuit to evict residents living at an encampment. Other clinics are representing unhoused residents against the municipalities of Hamilton and Kingston who are attempting to do the same. 

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