Description and Services
Description (Service) Community legal clinic * legal representation in the areas of residential care, education, criminal matters, child welfare, human rights and constitutional law, financial assistance or support * legal information and assistance to youth, professionals and community groups * also to parents for education issues only * community development and outreach * advocacy * public resource centre * seminars 
Street Youth Legal Services (SYLS): legal advice and outreach to street-involved youth at shelters and youth services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children and youth 17 years and under * their parents only for special education matters * must meet financial eligibility guidelines * clients must sign retainer 
Street Youth Legal Services: homeless youth 16-24 years old
Application By telephone only
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - clients may be required to pay court costs ; None
Service Categories Legal Issues Education/Information ~ Youth
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-920-1633 * accepts collect calls
Toll Free Phone 1-866-999-5329 (1-866-999-JFCY)
Fax 416-920-5855
Primary Contact Karien Gibson, Office Manager
Primary Executive Mary Birdsell, Executive Director
Alternate Name Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law ; Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law ; JFCY ; Street Youth Legal Services ; SYLS
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
55 University Ave, 15th Flr
Toronto, ON M5J 2H7
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Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Not Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario
Resources Website

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