Community & Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP)

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Due to the ongoing health risks associated with the spread of COVID-19, CLASP is operating at a limited capacity, and not accepting new clients at this time. 

If you are looking for legal assistance, call Legal Aid Ontario at 1-800-668-8258, and/or Pro Bono Ontario’s Legal Advice Hotline at 1-855-255-7256.

If you are existing client, contact will be by phone- 416 736-5029 or email


CLASP provides free legal advice and representation to members of the community, and to  York students. We are funded by The Law Foundation of Ontario, Legal Aid Ontario, York students, and Osgoode Law Hall School. Students work in our clinic under the supervision of experienced lawyers.

We provide assistance to low income individuals in the City of Toronto in the following four areas:

  1. Administrative Law (ODSP, CICB, Human Rights, Tenant Rights)
  2. Criminal Law
  3. Family Law
  4. Immigration Law

In addition, offer the following services:

  1. ID Clinic
  2. Tax Dispute Clinic

We also have services exclusive for York students.