Miscellaneous Resources

York University

Community & Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP)
416-736 -5029
4700 Keele Street, Osgoode Hall Law School

Assistance in Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigrant Law and Social Support (financial, emotional, housing).

Office of Student Community Relations (OSCR)
Bennett Centre for Student Services, Room W128

Supports students, parent/guardians and the community in its role as the University liaison in the management of critical incident cases. Website has compliant form available.

Toronto & GTA

Black Creek Community Health Centre
1 Yorkgate Boulevard (Yorkgate Mall), Unit 202

Assistance in Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigrant Law and Social Support (financial, emotional, housing).

The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
2 Carlton Street, Suite 701

The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens.

Sound Times
280 Parliament St

Sound Times is a member-driven consumer/survivor initiative providing mental health and addiction services in downtown Toronto, Ontario and is operated by people who have experiential knowledge of the mental health, addiction and criminal justice systems.

Gerstein Crisis Centre
Charles St.: 416-929-0149
Bloor St.: 416-604-2337
Crisis Workers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 416-929-5200.
Gerstein on Charles
100 Charles Street East Gerstein on Bloor
1045 Bloor Street West

We are a 24-hour community based crisis service for adults 16+ in the City of Toronto, who are dealing with a serious mental health issue, concurrent or substance use issue and are currently in crisis. Telephone crisis intervention, mobile team, follow team, residential crisis beds.

Toronto Drop-in Network
206 Augusta Avenue

The Toronto Drop-In Network (TDIN) is an active coalition of over 50 drop-in centers throughout the City of Toronto that work with people who are homeless, marginally housed or socially isolated. Our Network includes drop-ins of all sizes and with a diversity philosophies that serve men, women, transgender and non-binary people, youth and seniors.

2-1-1 Toronto

211 service provides Information and Referral for callers to community and social services 24/7 for Central Region (Toronto, Peel Region, York Region and Durham Region), and overnight and on weekends for the rest of Ontario.


PovNet provides online tools that facilitate communication, community and access to information around poverty-related issues in British Columbia and Canada.


Dawn Ontario: Disabled Women’s Network Ontario dawncanada.net

Information for women with disabilities that are being abused by partners; links provided for several areas such as legal help, housing help, financial assistance help, etc.