HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address||65 Wellesley St E, Ste 400|
Toronto, ON M4Y 1G7
|Intersection||Wellesley St E - Church St|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-705-8889 |
|Description & Services|
|Description||* Community-based legal clinic serving people with HIV/AIDS in Ontario. HALCO provides free advice, legal representation, and referrals. |
* Areas of law include government income maintenance (ODSP/OW, CPP, EI, etc.), tenant issues, human rights, employment standards, immigration, substitute decision-making, regulated health professions complaints, HIV-related prison matters, privacy, and some private insurance matters.
* Also provides free public legal education workshops to community groups and service providers.
* Participates in networks, working groups, community development and law reform activities.
|Hours||Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm |
Intake for new inquiries: Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri 9 am-5 pm
|Eligibility||People living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario, Canada|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services ; Can arrange interpretation services for French and other languages (including telephone interpretation).|
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible - entrance, elevators, parking and washrooms are partially accessible|
|Print Material||Pamphlets - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) |
Public legal education materials
Newsletters - several times a year
|Elections||AGM in September|
|Subjects||Advocacy ; AIDS ; Legal services|
|Service Categories||AIDS/HIV Issues ; Legal Counselling ; Legal Issues|