Justice for Children and Youth

Contact Information
Public Comments Accepts collect calls
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 www.jfcy.org
Primary Contact Karien Gibson, Office Manager
Primary Executive Mary Birdsell, Executive Director
Addresses and Location
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address 55 University Ave, 15th Fl
Toronto, ON M5J 2H7
 
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Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Elevator with braille features
Description
Description (Service) Community legal clinic * legal representation in the areas of residential care, education, criminal matters, child welfare, human rights and constitutional law, financial assistance or support * legal information and assistance to youth, professionals and community groups * also to parents for education issues only * community development and outreach * advocacy * public resource centre * seminars * 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
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-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 youth 16-24 years
Application By telephone only
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Services -- free * clients may be required to pay court costs
Administration
Alternate Name Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law ; Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law ; JFCY ; Street Youth Legal Services ; SYLS