Family Law CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
Below is a link to a short introductory video that provides more information about the pathways.
The video can be directly viewed here: https://stepstojustice.ca/guided-pathways/family-law/family-law-guided-pathways-an-introduction/ The Action Group (TAG) — Library The Your Legal Rights Collection
The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) A Legal Topic Checklist
- Family Law From birth and adoption to divorce and separation, Your Legal Rights covers a range of family issues.
- Living Together: Legal definitions of marriage and common-law relationships from Your Legal Rights.
- Your Legal Rights-Archived Webinars provides free webinars on topics surrounding topics such as family law, human rights, the legal system, and abuse and family violence.
Steps to Justice | Your Guide to Law in Ontario
This checklist will help you find legal information about the topics that may apply to your circumstances. Place a checkmark next to the issues that apply and provide explanations about your situation. You can also click on the links to learn more.
Steps to Justice is a first-of-its-kind initiative that empowers people in Ontario to understand and take action to deal with their legal problems. CLEO. Your law: Family Law in Ontario
Contains general legal information for Ontario, Canada, by the Law Society of Upper Canada Tax Matters Toolkit: Separation and Divorce
From the Canadian Bar Association Family Law Section Inventory of Government Based Family Justice Services Parenting Plan Tool Parenting Plan Checklist Guide for Self-Represented Litigants in Family Court Trials
A guide that is Intended to help you represent yourself in a family law trial at the Ontario Court of Justice. As noted on the Ontario Courts of Justice Website, this document contains basic information and it is not legal advice and does not cover every situation that may come up in your trial.
Separation and Divorce Guided Pathways to Divorce Forms (CLEO)
An online tool that asks you questions and uses your answers to fill out the court forms you need to apply for a divorce. The pathways are for people who want to ask the court for a divorce only. If you need the court to make decisions about spousal support, child support, custody and access, or dividing property, you can’t use the pathways. The pathways are free to use. Getting Divorced
Federal and Provincial law related to divorce and separation. Parenting after Divorce
How to care for your children during and after a separation or divorce. Making Plans: A guide to parenting arrangements after separation or divorce
A comprehensive guide to making parenting plans from the Department of Justice Canada. Information and Mediation Services at Family Court
7-Language brochure in Chinese, Farsi, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog and Tamil. mediate393 inc. LGBTQ Parenting Network
The LGBTQ Parenting Network is a program of Sherbourne Health Centre. They support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer parenting through training, research, resource development, and community organizing
Services for Children The Office of the Children’s Lawyer
Delivers programs in the administration of justice on behalf of children under the age of 18 with respect to their personal and property rights. What Happens Next? Information for kids about separation and divorce Sesame Street, Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce
Sesame Street has created much-needed resources for families with young children (ages 2-8) as they encounter the tough transitions that come with divorce. Kids Help Phone 1.800.668.6868
Supporting Our Youth (SOY)
- Phone counselling
- Web counselling
- For ages 20 & under
- Free, 24/7
- Anonymous & Confidential
Works to support the health and wellbeing of all queer and trans spectrum youth by running groups, programs and events and by providing one-on-one support for queer, trans and questioning youth who are 29 years old and under.
Child and Spousal Support Covid-19 Support for people Paying and Receiving Child and Spousal Support Arranging Child Support Child support guidelines
Provides step-by-step information on Federal Child Support Guidelines. Child Support and the Child Support Guidelines
Questions and answers on child support from CLEO. Custody and Access
Definitions and descriptions of custody and access from Your Legal Rights. Family Responsibility Office
Helps families in Ontario receive the financial support they are entitled to by enforcing court ordered support responsibilities. MySupportCalculator.ca
Canada’s only accurate online child & spousal support calculator
Cultural Legal Services Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto The African Canadian Legal Clinic (ACLC) Black Legal Action Centre Chinese Southeast Asian Legal Clinic Downtown Legal Services — University of Toronto
Domestic Violence and Abuse METRAC
Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children Spot the Signs
by Jocelyn Coupal, Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate and Consultant Assaulted Women’s Helpline Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
A counseling, legal, interpretation, information and referral service for women who are survivors of violence. Family Services Toronto
Providing short and long term counseling services and programs Living Abuse Free
Support network and self-help data for abused men and women Male Abuse Awareness Website
Provides links to help services, male abuse communities, various support systems and friends for male victims and survivors. Distress Centre: 416.408.4357 Fact Sheet - Divorce and Family Violence iDetermine Safe Relationship Quiz Victim Services: 416.808.7066
Men Experiencing Abuse Family Services Toronto
Providing short and long term counseling services and programs. Male Abuse Awareness Website
Provides links to help services, male abuse communities, various support systems and friends for male victims and survivors. The Canadian Centre for Men and Families Distress Centre: 416.408.4357 Victim Services: 416.808.7066
Mental Health Arrow Passage Recovery
Fast Facts About Mental Illness: Discover the Facts About the Most Common Mental Health Issues and Their Impacts Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) CAMH Family Resource Centre
Support and information for family and friends of people experiencing mental health and/or addiction challenges. Children’s Mental Health Ontario Fathers Resources International
Support and legal assistance for fathers, including in-person and online Q+A sessions Preventing Suicide and Suicide Warning Signs
Suicide. It’s a difficult topic to bring up. However, when someone talks about suicide or brings up concern for a loved one, it’s important to take action and seek help quickly. Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario. Suicide: What to do when someone is suicidal
When someone you know appears suicidal, you might not know what to do. Learn warning signs, what questions to ask and how to get help. Mayo Clinic. Are you thinking about suicide? How to stay safe and find treatment
Hopelessness may lead you to think about suicide. Learn how to stay safe, get through a crisis and find treatment. Mayo Clinic. Coping with suicidal thoughts
I’m seriously thinking about suicide. What should I do? Consortium for Organizational Mental Health. Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
Addiction Addiction Resource
Raises awareness on the dangers of addiction and helps local communities stay drug-free. Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine
Promoting drug abuse prevention and treatment.