Child Advocacy Project

Site: Toronto - No Physical Address

Service: Legal Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) CAP is a free legal service for low-income children and families in Ontario who face challenges to their legal rights at school
Description (Service) Functions as a project between Pro Bono Law Ontario, The Advocates' Society, and Justice for Children and Youth
 
Provides child advocacy for low-income families who face challenges to their legal rights at school relating to: 
  • Unfair or unlawful suspension 
  • Expulsion or exclusion from school 
  • Denial or difficulty accessing special education service 
  • Difficulty enrolling in school 
  • School safety 
  • Bullying and harassment
 
Services offered include: 
  • Information and advice for families 
  • Representing students in their dealings with school administrators (by letter, phone or in person) 
  • Representing students at tribunals or hearings
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Legal advice and representation are available for children who attend primary or secondary school in Ontario and live in a household that meets the low income designation
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Pro Bono Law Ontario: 1-866-466-7256 Ext 226
E-Mail info@childadvocacy.ca
Website www.advocates.ca/new/advocacy-and-practice/pro-bono.html
Primary Contact Nicole Kellow, Project Coordinator; Phone: 416-977-4448 ext 226; Email: nicole@pblo.org
Located In Community Toronto
Address Toronto (City of)
 
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit