Understanding where you can go for legal help is an important step when dealing with many situations. In Peel region, there are many qualified lawyers and legal resources available for you, depending on what information you are looking for.

General legal information

Legal Line gives free legal information to Canadians and CLEO Legal Services Information provides information on getting legal help. The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) controls Ontario lawyers and paralegals licensees. 

Legal problems guide

Our Handling Everyday Legal Problems guide has information on Ontario's legal system and the types of legal services available to help you with your legal problems.

Lawyer referral service

The Law Society Referral Service provides a lawyer referral service where you can see a lawyer in your area for a 30-minute free consultation.

Legal crisis help line

In case of a crisis you can call the crisis line and speak to a legal information officer to find legal help.

  • 1-855-947-5255
  • 416-947-5255 (in the Greater Toronto Area)  

Immigrant and refugee legal resources

CLEO - Immigration and Refugee Law provides publications on legal topics relating to immigrants and refugees.


As an employee in Canada, you have rights and standards that your employer must follow. Learn more about your rights as an employee.

Landlord and tenants

It is important to know your rights and responsibilities as a tenant and where to turn when you have questions. 

Legal aid clinics

Legal aid is available if you need legal help but cannot afford lawyer's fees. Legal Aid Ontario provides help for a variety of legal problems, including criminal matters, family disputes and immigration and refugee hearings.

They offer different kinds of legal services, depending on the client's needs. Legal assistance is available through the certificate program, which entitles clients to receive advice and representation by private lawyers or by legal aid staff lawyers. To apply for a legal aid certificate, you must attend in person at a local Legal Aid office:

Legal Aid Ontario

  • 100B, 2 County Ct Blvd
  • Brampton, ON L6W 3W8
  • Tel: 1-800-668-8258
  • [ map ]

If you are eligible for legal aid, you can get a legal aid certificate that you can take to the lawyer of your choice. Legal assistance is also available relating to tenancies, Ontario Works and disabilities through the community legal clinics.

Legal clinics

Peel Region has two legal clinics:

Mississauga Community Legal Services

  • 130 Dundas St. E Suite 504A
  • Mississauga, ON L5A 3V8
  • Tel: 905-896-2050
  • [ map ]

North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services

  • 24 Queen St. E Suite 601
  • Brampton, ON L6V 1A3
  • Tel: 905-455-0160
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