The ID Clinic helps eligible individuals obtain the identification documents needed to receive social services, healthcare, and to submit immigration applications. Law students assist clients with the application process for the following government identification documents:
- Canadian Citizenship Certificate
- Canadian or Foreign Birth Certificates*
- Canadian Immigration Documents
- Canadian or Foreign Passports*
- Ontario Photo ID Card
- Ontario Health Card
- Verification of Status
* Please note: the success of receiving foreign documentation is highly dependent on the participation of the originating country.
The ID Clinic accepts applications through the main CLASP intake desk on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. You may apply by visiting us at the CLASP Office on the York University campus or calling CLASP at (416) 736-5029. CLASP also operates intakes sites in the community – call to find out more.
If you attend the office, please bring ALL pieces of identification that you have, current or expired, including bills showing their name and address.
ID clinic cases are subject to CLASP’s geographic and financial screening criteria.
Tax Dispute Clinic
The CLASP-KPMG Tax Clinic is the first of its kind that helps low-income people who have received a reassessment letter, or other communication. The Clinic is a partnership between KPMG, CLASP and Pro Bono Students Canada.
Law students will assist clients requiring legal assistance with tax matters, such as:
- Disability tax credits/programs
- Spousal support
- Child tax benefits
- Small business tax credits/deductions
- Housing credits
- Failure to report income
- Garnished wages
Please note, at this time, the Tax Dispute Clinic will not be assisting individuals with filing their tax returns but can provide information regarding eligibility for tax credits.
The Tax Dispute Clinic will operate Tuesdays from 9:30am – 4:30pm at the CLASP Office, located within Osgoode Hall Law School. We ask individuals to bring ALL documentation relating to their tax matter including all communications from CRA (reassessment, letter, etc.) and a copy of their income tax return. To book an appointment or inquire for further information, please Contact Us.