Legal Protection

Expert legal guidance and lawyer representation to keep your family secure and protected.


Homeschool Support

Save time and frustration with robust member services and personalized professional advice.



Peace of mind that your freedom to homeschool is being defended in our courts and legislatures.

The Partner in Your Success

You teach your children in the safety of your own home because you want what’s best for them—what’s best for your whole family. But providing individualized education is hard work. You don’t have time to be an expert on it all. And you definitely can’t afford to worry about legal matters.

HSLDA is Canada’s most trusted homeschool organization. We advocate for homeschool freedom in our country’s courts and legislatures. Our team of experts provides individualized legal protection and professional homeschool support to help your family flourish.

Defending Your Home Education

Thanks to the ongoing work of HSLDA, you are free to educate your children safely at home. HSLDA lobbies governments and defends homeschool member families. Our top lawyers win cases and set precedents to protect and advance homeschool freedom in Canada.

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Am I following provincial homeschool law?

Each province and territory has its own set of laws, regulations, and policies for homeschoolers. Some even have free resources available. HSLDA keeps you updated on the latest legal requirements and resources for your area.

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Homeschooling Laws Summary

Empowering Your Homeschool Success

HSLDA members get 24/7 access to an exclusive member site and personalized guidance from experts for all the big questions of homeschooling. Read More

What Our Members Say

HSLDA members are secure in the knowledge that their family is safe and have what’s needed to make their homeschool journey a success.

“Nine times out of ten, the people who call seeking legal assistance are not people who ever expected to have to speak to a lawyer about homeschooling.”

– Megen Zelinka, Lawyer

Protection. Assurance. Peace of Mind.

More and more Canadians are choosing to homeschool. Here’s why they’re choosing to homeschool with HSLDA.

  • Expert legal counsel with a single call
  • Access to Canada’s top homeschool defence lawyers 
  • Letters and assistance in your communications with school boards and governments
  • Up-to-date news and information on provincial requirements and fillable notification forms

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  • Personal consultations with curriculum experts, exceptional needs consultants, and the HSLDA service team
  • 24/7 access to the HSLDA membership resource portal 
  • Insurance for co-ops, sports, and extracurricular activities
  • A digital library with curriculum support and thousands of family-friendly ebooks and audio books
  • Biannual member magazine–The Homeschool Review

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  • Ongoing lobbying and advocacy for homeschool freedoms in the courts and legislatures of Canada

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HSLDA members are secure in the knowledge that their family is safe and have what’s needed to make their homeschool journey a success.

  • Discounts for HSLDA Group members
  • Refer-a-Friend Discounts