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Income Security Advocacy Centre

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Names
Alternate Name ISAC
Former Name Income Security Legal Clinic (2002)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
55 University Ave
Suite 1500
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
 
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Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Description and Services
Description (Service) Specialty community legal clinic
  • pursues test cases, Charter and appellate litigation to address systemic issues arising from federal and provincial income security programs, and from the political, economic and social causes of poverty
  • law reform
  • policy development
  • community development and provincial organizing
  • public legal education
  • no direct legal services to individuals except in relation to test and Charter cases
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario
  • Member of the Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility No direct services to individuals

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; General Benefits Assistance ; Judicial Advocacy ~ Public Assistance Issues ; Legal Decision Making Support ; Legal Information Services ~ Public Assistance Issues ; Legislative Advocacy ~ Public Assistance Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 416-597-5820
Toll Free Phone 1-866-245-4072
Fax 416-597-5821
E-Mail isac@lao.on.ca
Website incomesecurity.org
Primary Executive Melinda Ferlisi, Executive Director

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