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Services and resources for Aboriginal people
Services and resources for Aboriginal people


Where can I find legal services and resources for Aboriginal people?


There are many community-based legal services and resources available for Aboriginal people in Ontario.

Aboriginal Legal Services Toronto

  • Operates legal-related programs for Aboriginal people in Toronto.

Human Rights Legal Support

  • Offers legal assistance to people in communities across Ontario who believe they have experienced discrimination.

Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs

  • Access to Ontario government programs, services, and information.

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

  • Delivers and coordinates a range of legal services and alternative processes for First Nation communities.


Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres

  • Represents 28 friendship centres across Ontario that provide programs for Aboriginal individuals and families.

Does Legal Aid Ontario offer legal services for Aboriginal people?

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) provides eligible Aboriginal people with family and criminal law services. To provide the best service possible, lawyers who represent Aboriginal legal aid clients in criminal matters must take special training to make sure they understand the unique legal status of Aboriginal people.

To find out more about eligibility for legal aid services, visit the LAO website.

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