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.
Veterans


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 Volunteer Legal Services
33 N. Dearborn, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 332-1624
www.cvls.org

Re: Eviction/Landlord-Tenant, represents both landlords and tenants

Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network
(855)  IL-AFLAN  (855-452-3526)
https://ilaflan.org/

For veterans' benefits

John Marshall Law School Veterans Legal Clinic
(312) 427-2737
www.jmls.edu/veterans

Veteran benefit claims

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

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