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Ontario Legal Aid

11 Princess St Kingston


Legal Aid Ontario has a statutory mandate to promote access to justice throughout Ontario for low-income individuals by means of:

  • Providing consistently high quality legal aid services in a cost-effective and efficient manner;
  • Encouraging and facilitating flexibility and innovation in the provision of legal aid services;
  • Identifying, assessing and recognizing the diverse legal needs of low-income individuals and of disadvantaged communities in Ontario; and
  • Providing legal aid services to low-income individuals through a corporation that will operate independently from the Government of Ontario but within a framework of accountability to the Government of Ontario for the expenditure of public funds.