HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)

Record #: MET3562
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 27 Apr 2023

Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 416-340-7790
Toll Free Phone 1-888-705-8889
Fax 416-340-7248
E-Mail talklaw@halco.org
Website www.halco.org
Located In Community Toronto
Address 55 University Ave 
Suite 1400 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5J 2H7
Intersection University Ave and King St W

Contact Information

Mailing Address 55 University Ave 
Suite 1400 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5J 2H7

Description & Services

Description (Service) COVID19 -- service by phone, no in person meetings without an appointment and limited public education activities, intake Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm
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Community legal clinic
  • advice, representation, referrals, advocacy
  • areas of law include privacy, social assistance, immigration, housing/tenant, pensions, Employment Insurance (EI), private insurance benefits, health, criminal, prison (HIV-related), human rights, substitute decision making and powers of attorney
  • community legal education speakers and publications
  • law reform and test case litigation
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario, AIDS Bureau (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care), foundations and donors
  • also known as HALCO
Hours Office -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Intake -- Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Persons living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario, case and financial eligibility criteria may apply for legal representation
Application Call, drop in by appointment, email or write
Languages French - some staff speak French; Other - interpreters for other languages, including phone interpretation
Fees None

Other Details

Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main and office entrances; Elevator accessible with tactile buttons; Accessible all gender washroom

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