How it works

The Ontario Legal Information Centre (the Centre) offers a free 30-minute meeting with a lawyer to any Ontario resident or any person faced with a legal situation in Ontario.

There are no admissibility criteria and questions can involve any field of law. Services are confidential, offered in person or by telephone, in French and in English. A person can visit the Centre more than one time depending on their needs.

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Who can use the Centre’s services?

Simple! Anyone who is faced with a legal issue in Ontario can use the Centre’s services, whether in person or by telephone. There are no admissibility criteria.

Here’s how to use our services

In person

85 Albert Street, Suite 1400, Ottawa (Ontario) K1P 6A4

By telephone

1-844-343-7462 | 613-842-7462


Please note that due to the pandemic, the Centre's services are only available by phone at 1-844-343-7462.
Days A.M. P.M. Evening
Monday Closed 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Tuesday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Wednesday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Thursday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Friday 9 am to 12 pm Closed Closed