JFCY publications are free to download and distribute
JFCY general information pamphlet and 2015 Annual Report
Toronto Teen Street Guide – Winter 2014
Attending Youth Criminal Court – guide to procedures, getting a lawyer, EJS and tips for attending court
Leaving Home – includes when you can live independently, going to school, working and financial support options.
Health Care Rights– includes OHIP, making your own decisions, records, psychiatric facilities and secure treatment.
Shoplifting Demand Letters – about civil recovery letters written by stores asking for money when someone has been accused of shoplifting.
Age Based Laws – concise summary of age-based legal milestones for youth in Ontario.
The legal information pamphlets above have been formatted to print on regular letter size paper. They are also available in booklet form, please contact us to request copies and determine if there is a cost for shipping.
Know Your Rights: A legal guide to your rights and responsibilities under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (2015)
- The Police
- Extrajudicial Measures and Extrajudicial Sanctions (EJM & EJS)
- In Court
- Sentencing Process
- Types of Sentences
This publication was updated in October 2015 and is no longer available in a printed book format. We continue to seek funding to reprint this publication. If you would like a hard copy, please contact us to determine the cost; it will be printed on letter sized paper, 3-hole punched and ready for your binder of choice.
Street Law Smarts 2015: fact sheets designed to assist staff working at street-youth serving agencies to help homeless youth with their legal problems
- Where to Get Legal Help
- Evidence Tips
- Leaving Home
- Ontario Works & ODSP
- Tenant Rights
- Small Claims
- If you have been a victim of a crime
- Mental Health
- Stops and Searches by Police
- Security Guards
- Street and Sidewalks
- Appearing in Criminal Court
- Police Complaints
- Youth Records
- Adult Records
- Record Suspensions (previously pardons)
This publication is generally only available in this format. If you would like a hard copy, please contact us to determine the cost; it will be printed on letter sized paper, 3-hole punched and ready for your binder of choice.
Zines created by our Public Legal Education Team:
Suspensions & Expulsions plastic cards:
Extrajudicial Measures & Sanctions (EJM & EJS) card:
Youth Records plastic cards series, topics in order of appearance:
Street Youth Legal Services plastics cards series, topics in order of appearance:
- Panhandling and Squeegeeing
- Security Guards and Special Constables
- Parks Squatting Trespassing
Newletters – from the archives:
- 2008 Spring
- 2008 Winter
- 2007 September
- 2007 March
- 2006 July
- 2005 Fall
- 2005 Spring
- 2004 October
- 2003 October
- 2003 April
- 2002 September
- 2002 May
- 2000 July