HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)

Record #: MET3562
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2024
Last Full Update: 02 Apr 2024


Description (Service)

Community legal clinic

  • advice, representation, referrals, advocacy
  • areas of law include privacy, social assistance, immigration, housing/tenant, pensions, Employment Insurance (EI), private insurance benefits, health, criminal, prison (HIV-related), human rights, substitute decision making and powers of attorney
  • community legal education speakers and publications
  • law reform and test case litigation
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario, AIDS Bureau (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care), foundations and donors
  • also known as HALCO

Services by phone, no in-person meetings without an appointment and limited public education activities

Service Details


Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Intake: Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm

Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Persons living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario, case and financial eligibility criteria may apply for legal representation

Call, drop in by appointment, email or write

Languages French - some staff speak French; Other - interpreters for other languages, including phone interpretation
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
55 University Ave
Suite 1400
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
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Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main and office entrances; Elevator accessible with tactile buttons; Accessible all gender washroom

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-340-7790
Toll Free Phone 1-888-705-8889
Fax 416-340-7248
Mailing Address 55 University Ave 
Suite 1400 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5J 2H7

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