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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.
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
Our online application for help is also available anytime (24/7) at: www.lsem.org/get-help-now.
Join us on Thursday, April 2nd at 3:00 pm for a special Facebook Live session on applying for Food Stamps. Check out details now.
Check out the latest information about COVID-19 and the community responses HERE.
Looking to join the Legal Services team?
We currently have several open positions – click here for details.
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.
Calendar of Events
We have a full calendar of community events we participate in with our community partners and we invite you to join us!
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,
“Every day I use the knowledge and confidence my attorney provided to improve my life. I tell others, if I can do this so can you!”
– Sonota, Family Law Client