Contact Us

We provide free legal services to people who are living with HIV in Ontario, Canada.

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on government/public holidays).

Intake Hours

To contact us for free legal advice and referrals, you can call or drop in during our Intake Hours.  Our Intake Hours for new inquiries are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  We do not take new inquiries on Wednesdays. 

Please see Our Services for more information about getting legal help.

HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)
Phone: 416-340-7790 or
toll-free in Ontario 1-888-705-8889
65 Wellesley Street East, Suite 400
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4Y 1G7
FAX: 416-340-7248
email: talklaw@halco.org

IMPORTANT – If you contact us by email:

  1. The internet is not private.  Email may be blocked or slow to arrive.
  2. Sending us an email does not mean that we are helping you or will be able to help you.
  3. You will not be our client and we will not act for you until we have an agreement with you.
  4. Unless we are already helping you with your legal matter, any information that you send to us will not be considered confidential. Even if we have helped you about other legal matters before, you should not send confidential information to us about new legal matters until we have agreed to advise you. 
  5. HALCO follows the Law Society of Upper Canada rules regarding lawyer/client confidentiality.
  6. We suggest that you contact us by phone or drop in during our intake hours. 

Languages

We provide services in English, but some of our staff speak other languages, including French and Spanish.  We can arrange for interpretation services for French and other languages (including telephone interpretation).

Confidentiality

Your privacy is very important to us.  HALCO follows the Law Society of Upper Canada rules regarding lawyer/client confidentiality.

Scent-Reduced Environment

HALCO is a scent-reduced environment so please avoid wearing scents or fragrances when coming to our office.

HALCO Accessibility, Transit and Parking information

For information about accessibility, transit and parking at our HALCO office, please see our HALCO Accessibility, Transit and Parking Information (word document).

HALCO pamphlet

Our HALCO information pamphlet is available in print and on-line. Almost everything that you might want to know about HALCO is in one pamphlet. You can view our HALCO pamphlet on -line or you can contact us if you would like to request print copies.

Other Ontario Community Legal Clinics

Ontario’s community legal clinics provide free legal services to people across Ontario. 

Here are links to more information about community legal clinics:

You can visit Our Services page for more information about other legal services in Ontario.

 

 

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