Our office is staffed by lawyers, paralegals, community legal workers and support staff.
All intake calls go to our intake department. One of our workers
will determine whether we can offer services and whether it
is appropriate to schedule an appointment with one of the caseworkers.
You may see a lawyer, paralegal or a community legal worker, depending
on staff availability and the type of problem you have.
Our Director of Legal Services, Ann McRae, and our Director of Administration, Italica Battiston oversee the clinic's operations.
Our Board of Directors
Several volunteers from the surrounding community serve as our
board of directors. They oversee the administration and policies
of the clinic. The board guides the staff on issues of importance
to our community.
Our clinic is funded by Legal Aid Ontario. LAO has a website,
where you can learn about lots of other clinics and services.
How you can be involved
Our board is elected annually by our members. You can be a member
if you live or work in our area, and support our work. If you
are interested, you can apply for membership at our office.
We sometimes have room for co-op students from high school and
college courses. Speak to the director of your co-op program
to make arrangements. We need volunteers for our board and sometimes
for special projects. Not all volunteers can be accepted. Contact
the clinic to apply.