Additional Benefits and Resources: Legal Services
Free legal services are available for those who qualify:
120 S. LaSalle St., Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation(Southern and part of Central Illinois)
Prairie State Legal Services(Northern and part of Central Illinois)
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
If you have specific questions about this guide, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request as soon as possible; we will answer general questions and offer referrals. The Shriver Center’s attorneys can also provide assistance on specific issues:
Health care:Stephanie Altman
Housing issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence, and for other discrimination-related housing issues:Kate Walz
The Coordinated Advice and Referrals Program for Legal Services (CARPLS) Legal Aid Hotline can help you obtain information, advice, and brief services including the preparation and review of legal documents on civil legal problems, or referrals to legal and social service providers for more complex legal issues if you live in Cook County.
The Hotline service is free to low-income residents of Cook County. Clients who do not qualify for free services may be charged a $25 fee. The CARPLS Hotline is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Monday and Wednesday evenings until 7:30 p.m. Hotline: 312-738-9200
Online Legal Resources
If you are Spanish-speaking, visit AyudaLegalil.org.