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For legal advice, call us if you are under 18 or a homeless youth under 25 in Ontario.

Phone: 416-920-1633 or toll free in Ontario: 1-866-999-JFCY (5329)

Intake hours (not avail on Weds)

  • Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9am – noon and 1 – 5pm (lunch closure).
  • Summer addition (July & Aug): no intakes Fri afternoon.

What to expect when you call for legal advice:

  • An intake worker will take down your contact information and brief details about your situation
  • The intake worker will let you know when to expect a call back
  • JFCY lawyers provide free summary legal advice over the phone; and additional brief services may be available for those who meet our low-income financial eligibility guidelines (we are part of Legal Aid Ontario’s poverty law clinics)
  • Legal representation may be available for those who meet our eligibility guidelines