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Community Legal Clinic

71 Colborne Street East
P.O Box 275
Orillia, Ontario
L3V 6J6
Orillia: 705.326.6444
Toll Free: 800.461.8953
Fax: 705.326.9757
Email: info@communitylegalclinic.ca

Who is eligible?

Income level and the type of legal problem determine eligibility. We will review your sources of income, number of dependants, expenses and assets. Existing income eligibility figures are listed in the chart below, however, please be advised these benchmarks are currently under review.

Financial Elibility Criteria


March 27, 2017 - Legal Aid Ontario has announced an eligibility threshold increase. Click here to read the press release.


April 2016

Income
Family size One Adult Family (Gross) Two Adult Family (Gross)
  Automatic Discretionary Automatic Discretionary
1 $18,818 $22,720 - -
2 $21,796 $30,430 $25, 488 $32,131
3 $25,488 $34,837 $27,572 $37,041
4 $27,572 $37,636 $30,430 $40,495
5 $30, 430 $41,209 $32,634 $44,187
6 $32, 634 $44,961 $35,492 $47,164

 

Assets
Family size Asset Limit
Single $8,933
Family (including cohabitating spouse) $11,910

 

A number of factors are considered when we make a decision about income eligibility. Depending on your situation, you might be eligible to receive services even if your income is higher than these guidelines. Please contact our office for further information.