Law and safety
Ontario's laws and related information about our legal system, emergency services, the Ontario Provincial Police and victim services.
How to prepare for an emergency, sign up for public alerts and get information in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency.
Information about the OPP, including crime prevention, traffic safety, investigations and specialized response teams.
The office responsible for training firefighters, fire prevention and fire protection services.
Licensing information for security guards, private investigators and businesses who employ in-house security staff.
Courts and jails
How to find a courthouse, go to small claims court and get information on court services in Ontario.
Learn about the laws that may affect you if you separate from your spouse. Includes information on child care, child support and property division.
Find out more about the jury duty process, including what to do if you receive a Jury Questionnaire in the mail.
Learn about correctional institutions and jails for adults, the Ontario Parole Board and probation officers.
How to find a lawyer or paralegal and what to do if you can't afford one.
Your rights and the law
Information about child custody, children's aid societies and child protection.
Access a range of legal services for low-income individuals.
Learn about how Ontario's Human Rights Code protects you against discrimination in your everyday life.
Services and supports for victims of crime and their families, including counselling and financial assistance.
Information about fraud and consumer protection.
Works to create a modern, sustainable and responsive justice system to inspire public confidence and upholds the rules of the law.
Oversees the province's correctional and detention system, the Ontario Provincial Police and public safety.