Free/Low Cost Legal Services

Local organizations that offer free or low cost legal services are listed below.

To find organizations that can address your legal question or issue, select from the topics at right.
Employment


Access Living
(800) 613-8549 voice
(888) 253-7003 TTY
www.accessliving.org

CARPLS
(312) 738-9200
www.carpls.org

Hours: Mon. & Wed.      9:00am - 7:30pm
           Tue., Thu., Fri.  9:30am  - 4:30pm

Center for Disability and Elder Law
(312) 376-1880
www.cdelaw.org

  • Employment discrimination based on age or disability
  • Monthly clinics at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital

Equip for Equality

(312) 341-0022 
(800) 537-2632 voice
(800) 610-2779 TTY
www.equipforequality.org


Illinois Department of Human Rights
(312) 814-6200 voice
(866) 740-3953 TTY
http://www2.illinois.gov/dhr

LAF (formerly Legal Assistance Foundation)
(312) 341-1070
www.lafchicago.org

  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Public benefits, employment discrimination and special education
  • Evictions and voucher terminations for people with Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers and people living in public housing or project-based Section 8 housing
  • Juvenile expungement

Legal Council for Health Justice
(312) 427-8990
www.legalcouncil.org
  • For individuals with or impacted by HIV/AIDS
  • Employment discrimination based on HIV/AIDS

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
(800) 669-4000 voice
(312) 869-8001 TTY
www.eeoc.gov

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