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At least one client has received a letter fraudulently claiming a payment for services is due to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. THIS IS A SCAM.
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri NEVER charges for services provided.
Our services are always free of charge. If you receive ANY communication requesting payment to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri DO NOT REPLY and contact us immediately at 314.534.4200 or notify the Missouri Attorney General’s Office at 800.391.8222.
A MESSAGE TO THE COMMUNITY:
We want the community to know that Legal Services of Eastern Missouri remains dedicated to helping individuals and families in need of civil legal
help during this COVID-19 crisis. While our physical office is closed, we are still serving the community and addressing clients needs.
If you need our assistance, please call our our intake department
from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
at 314.534.4200 or toll free at 800.444.0514.
Our online application for help is also available anytime (24/7) at: www.lsem.org/get-help-now.
Please note: All Legal Services offices will close at Noon on Friday June 18, 2021 and reopen as usual the following Monday in observance of Junneteenth.
Opening April 5th, 2021, the St. Louis County COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will provide back rent and temporary rental assistance to low and moderate income households that have experienced financial hardship due to the current pandemic.
The Annual Richard B. Teitelman Memorial CLE, hosted by the Simon Law Firm, P.C. is scheduled for Tuesday, June 22, 2021.
Click here to register now.
Know Your Rights
as Students & Parents…
The EdRights App from the Education Justice Program puts answers to your education rights questions at your fingertips.
During this difficult time, know that our services are still available to help.
Our Public Benefits Program can help ensure access to vital support, our Children’s Legal Alliance and Education Justice Program ensure that children still receive a decent education, and our Connecting Kids to Coverage Program is still working to ensure access to Medicaid for kids in our community.
Amount recovered or saved for clients
Percentage of clients who are female
Percentage of those helped include children
“I’m very happy with the care she’s receiving. It’s a weight off my mind that the guardianship lets us take care
of her properly.”
– Terry, Benefits Client
De’Shaun received the special education services he needed. “He is catching up and getting back on track … the school was no longer calling every day and he seemed happier.”
– De’Shaun’s Grandmother,
– Sonota, Family Law Client