information about the kind of services we offer so you would know
when to call us for help, and where else you can go for help if we can't
access to legal information in both our specialty areas of
poverty law and areas where we do not provide legal services
but receive many requests for help (consumer law, family law, powers of
Highlight the diverse
work we do and how you can get involved
We hope you will be able to use the information to
help yourself or someone you know.
We welcome your
feedback, positive and negative. Please email our
with your comments.
How can people living on a low income or in poverty
get internet access?
We know this can be a challenge. We've tried to
make our site as user friendly as possible.
Komputers For Kids, a non-profit program that provides home computers
for low income families with school aged children. Their program gives
every family in this community an opportunity to have access to a
computer in their home. The computers are on loan only. However,
every family may keep the computer as long as they demonstrate the need for
As a pilot program of RCT (Renewed Computer Technology, a
not-for-profit, charitable organization), RCTech OUTREACH enables
low income earners to access affordable quality refurbished
computers and computer set up training.
Visit their website for details, pricing and an application
What if I don't know how to use the web?
People can find the Internet overwhelming. But using it
can be easier than you think.
To learn more about internet basics, visit Internet 101 at
This site provides general information
only, specific to Ontario, Canada. It is NOT legal advice.
Please call us or a lawyer in your area for advice on your particular
situation. Visit the
Legal Aid Ontario site to find a clinic in your area.