Welcome to ACE

The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly has scheduled intake days on

 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 

Dial 1-855-598-2656 or 416-598-2656 to reach us. 

The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens. ACE is managed by a volunteer board of directors at least half of whom are seniors. ACE is funded through Legal Aid Ontario and is the first legal clinic in Canada to specialize in the legal problems of seniors.

ACE provides direct legal services to low-income seniors, public legal education, and engages in law reform activities. ACE services and activities are in relation to areas of law of special importance to the seniors' population. 

What's New? 

  • See ACE's Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter
  • Jane Meadus of ACE made submissions on Bill 41, the Patients First Act before the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly.
  • Jane Meadus of our office is co-chairing Advising the Elderly Client: the 2016 Practical Guide for Legal Professionals organized by Osgoode Professional Development  
  • See ACE's comments on the Draft Supportive Housing Policy Framework
  • ACE has made comments on the Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy Update – Proposals to Encourage Small Landlords to Provide Rental Housing
  • Please join us in congratulating Jane Meadus of ACE for her Osgoode Professional Development Award for Outstanding Contribution to Clinical Legal Education
  • ACE has published its Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter 
  • ACE has made comments on the Law Commission of Ontario's Interim Report on Legal Capacity, Decision-Making and Guardianship
  • See ACE's Submissions to the Standing Committee on Social Policy on Bill 148 - Protection of Vulnerable Seniors in the Community Act, 2015
  • ACE is now on twitter! #acelawyers

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