Justice for Children and Youth

Record #: MET0177
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2024
Last Full Update: 27 May 2024


Description (Service) Community legal clinic
  • legal representation in many areas of law including education, criminal matters, child welfare, human rights, financial assistance or support and leaving home
  • legal information and assistance to youth, professionals and community groups
  • also to parents in limited circumstances
  • community development and outreach
  • advocacy
  • seminars/workshops
  • accepts collect calls
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario
Street Youth Legal Services (SYLS) - legal advice and outreach to street-involved youth at shelters and youth services

Childhood Arrivals Support and Advocacy (CASA) - outreach, legal representation and support for young people up to 25, who arrived in Canada and live in Ontario without immigration status

Your Way Forward - expanded and enhanced services to survivors of gender-based violence

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility 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 and street involved youth 16-24 years
Application By telephone
Languages Interpretive Services
Fees Services -- free
  • clients may be required to pay court costs

Address and Location

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
55 University Ave
15th Fl
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
View Google Map
Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Elevator with braille features

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-920-1633
Toll Free Phone 1-866-999-5329, 1-866-999-JFCY
Fax 416-920-5855
E-Mail info@jfcy.org
Website jfcy.org/en
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Justice-for-Children-and-Youth-JFCY-137290046290119/
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jfcyontario/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/jfcy
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/jfcy?lang=en
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/JFCYOntario
Primary Contact Karien Gibson, Operations Manager
Mailing Address 55 University Ave 
15th Fl 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5J 2H7

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