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.
Housing


Cabrini Green Legal Aid

740 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 738-2452
www.cgla.net


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

Chicago Legal Clinic
(773) 731-1762
www.clclaw.org

Charges fees based on ability to pay

Equip for Equality

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


John Marshall Fair Housing Clinic
(312) 786-2267
www.jmls.edu/clinics/fairhousing

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

Uptown People’s Law Center
(773) 769-1411
www.uplcchicago.org

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