October/2012

Inter-agency interview by alliance to end homelessness passes milestone

October 15, 2012 - On November 1, 2012 the Community Legal Clinic - Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes is joining other members of the North Simcoe Alliance to End Homelessness (NSCATEH) for a first look at a new interactive interview for interagency referrals. The development of this interview has been spearheaded by the WIT Project (Whatever It Takes) with the help of Communitylegalcinic.com. The intent of the WIT Project is the development of a strategy that provides for "one-stop" access to the full continuum of support services that might be required to serve people who are homeless or vulnerable to the risks of poverty and homelessness. - Continue Reading


Communitylegalclinic.com project now a 14 clinic partnership

October 14, 2012 - A website project of the Clinic has officially became a partnership of community legal clinics. Called Communitylegalclinic.com, the project is is exploring whether online technology, a combination of interactive interviews, wikis and other knowledge management tools, can connect clinics and their communities in helpful new ways. - Continue Reading


Clinic to deliver youth-focused seminars on housing-related matters

October 14, 2012 - Community Legal Clinic – Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes will be delivering public legal education seminars to youth across Simcoe County, Haliburton County and the City of Kawartha Lakes. The seminars will focus on housing issues relevant to youth, including discrimination on the basis of age in obtaining housing, substandard housing and tenant rights and responsibilities. More information regarding these seminars including dates and locations will be released closer to our anticipated launch date of April 2012. Any inquiries can be directed to Holly Gomes at 1-800-461-8953, ext. 64. - Continue Reading


Legal Workshop set for Lindsay on June 6, 2012

October 14, 2012 - On June 6, 2012 Community Legal Clinic - Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes will be conducting a seminar on a variety of legal topics including: Ontario Disability Support Program appeals, Canada Pension Plan - Disability appeals, Consumer law, Human Rights, Landlord and Tenant law and WSIB. - Continue Reading


Legal Workshop in Barrie set for November 7, 2012

October 14, 2012 - On November 7, 2012 Community Legal Clinic - Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes will be conducting a workshop on a variety of legal topics including: Landlord and Tenant Law, Employment Law, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board claims, Ontario Disability Support Program appeals and Canada Pension Plan - Disability appeals. Where: Southshore Community Centre, 205 Lakeshore Dr., Barrie, ON When: Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP please contact Holly Gomes, Staff Lawyer, at 1-800-461-8953 Ext. 64 or by e-mail to gomesh@lao.on.ca. - Continue Reading


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