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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.
Know Your Rights
as Students & Parents…
The EdRights App from the Education Justice Program puts answers to your education rights questions at your fingertips.
Can’t afford your rent?
Use this link to create a letter to your landlord communicating that you’re struggling financially and reminding them of federal protections that may prevent your eviction.
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