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Family Law Education for Women Campaign

Service: METRAC Action on Violence

Alternate Name FLEW ; OCR
Former Name Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence against Women and Children
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
158 Spadina Rd
Toronto, ON M5R 2T8
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Intersection Spadina Rd and Dupont St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Description and Services
Description (Service) Online resource of plain language legal information on women’s rights under Ontario family law * webinar recordings posted regularly on website

* alternative dispute resolution and family law * child protection and family law * child/spousal support * criminal and family law * child custody and access * domestic contracts * family law issues for immigrant, refugee and non-status women * how property is divided in family law * marriage and divorce * domestic contact * how to find help with your family law problem
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit the website for more information
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) - Family Law Topics ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Chinese - Traditional and Simplified ; Farsi ; Korean ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services - Family Law Topics in Braille (available by order only) * Family Law Topics in Large Print * Family Law Topics in Audio
Fees None
Service Categories Legal Information Services ~ Divorce/Custody/Support Issues ; Legal Information Services ~ Families ; Legal Information Services ~ Women's Issues
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 416-392-3135
Toll Free Phone Toll free 1-877-558-5570
Fax 416-392-3136
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Talayeh Shomali, Justice Projects Coordinator; Phone: 416-392-9138 * 416-392-3138
Alternate Contact Yoko Hisatome, Administrative Support
Primary Executive Wendy Komiotis, Executive Director; Phone: 416-392-2928; Email:
Alternate Executive Tamar Witelson, Legal Director; Phone: 416-392-3148 * 416-392-9138; Email:
Other Details
Established 1984
Funding Provincial
Print Material All of the FLEW materials are available free of charge from ServiceOntario. Ordering may be done through the FLEW website * Specialized Materials are also available for the following groups Aboriginal Women, Francophone Women, Immigrant Domestic Workers and Caregivers, Jewish Women, Muslim Women, Women of Christian Faith, Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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