WHO WE SERVE
We provide free civil legal assistance, advice and information for low-income people and the elderly in 21 eastern Missouri counties. Clients must meet financial eligibility based on household incomes or meet other qualifications for consultation or representation. Information and training services are free and open to the public. Interpreters are available for the hearing impaired and accessibility accommodations are available, as needed.
WHAT WE DO
Legal Services’ staff includes attorneys, paralegals, social workers, support staff and volunteers.
We remove the legal barriers to help low-income families overcome poverty and violence, maintain or obtain independence, and to achieve self-sufficiency.
- Representation in courts and administrative hearings;
- Providing legal advice or referral information;
- Assisting with community-based economic development;
- Giving legal education through community workshops and other materials;
- Offering professional training for attorneys, volunteers and others.
Helping local residents and community organizations with vacant, abandoned and blighted housing in the City of St. Louis.
helping families access health insurance
Providing a full range of legal services in Franklin, Warren, and Washington Counties and family law cases in Lincoln County.
Helps with applications and appeals for public benefit programs, including Medicaid, TANF, Food Stamps, Social Security and Medicare.
Works with public healthcare clinics to identify and address legal issues impacting patients’ health.
Assists adults with serious mental illness in a variety of legal matters.
Assists immigrants with residency and citizenship and also serves victims of Human Trafficking.
Landlord/tenant issues, foreclosure and other housing problems.
Helps survivors of domestic violence and their families achieve safety and stability.
Representing parents in dependency cases for the reunification of families with cases in St. Louis County Family Court.
Serves homeless and vulnerable youth and families in St. Louis County.
Serving clients in northeast Missouri.
Represents clients 60 years or older.
Provides information about students’ rights and advocates for students facing unfair discipline.
Represents clients with creditor/debtor problems and victims of deceptive or predatory lending.
Helps uninsured children, families and adults enroll in health insurance plans.
Provides legal assistance and education for low-income entrepreneurs and community nonprofits.
Provides advocacy for children with special education needs and homeless children.
Helps pregnant women and families with children with Medicaid managed care.