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The Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario (ACLCO) is the representative body of Ontario's community legal aid clinics. The Association's objectives are to:

  • Improve the legal welfare of the communities served by member legal clinics;
  • Promote unity and understanding among legal clinics in Ontario;
  • Represent and advocate on behalf of legal clinics in Ontario;
  • Promote and expand the legal clinic system in Ontario.

The ACLCO is governed by a 13 person executive, made up of staff and board members from clinics throughout the province.

L'Association des Cliniques Juridiques Communautaires de L'Ontario (ACJCO) est un organisme représentant des cliniques juridiques communautaires. Les objectives de l'Association sont :

  • Améliorer le bien-être juridique des communautés servi par les cliniques juridiques membres;
  • Promouvoir l'unité et la compréhension parmi les cliniques juridiques en Ontario;
  • Représenter et défendre les cliniques juridiques en Ontario;
  • Promouvoir et étendre le système des cliniques juridiques en Ontario.

L'association est dirigée par treize cadres exécutifs, composée d'employés et de membres de conseil des cliniques de partout de la province.

What's New

Community Legal Clinic
Transformation Projects

Community Legal Clinics across Ontario are engaged in projects to improve client services, tackle access to justice issues in their communities and streamline operations. These projects are as unique as the communities they serve. Read more about these exciting initiatives.

The Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario is proud to announce the release of a first-ever Strategic Plan for Ontario’s Community Legal Clinic system. Click Here

On Friday September 21st, 2012 the ACLCO hosted a live presentation entitled “A Practical Clinic Perspective on Mergers and Hubs – The Hamilton and Rexdale Experiences." To view the presentation Click Here

Community Legal Clinics in Ontario: Ensuring access to justice

ACLCO releases in partnership with its member clinics a new information booklet profiling the clinic system, what it does, and the impact on the clients it serves. Disponible en français.

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