Catholic Charities Legal Assistance
Chicago, IL 60661
Intake: (312) 948-6821
Attorneys at the Catholic Charities Legal Assistance Program (CCLA) offer clients basic legal advice and referral services via a telephone hotline and in person. Services are free and available in Spanish. Clients in need of legal representation may be placed with a volunteer attorney from CCLA’s Pro Bono Network or directed to a legal aid organization. CCLA also operates monthly legal advice desks at some of Catholic Charities’ Evening Supper Programs. Educational seminars on various legal topics, such as collections, understanding juvenile court, powers of attorney for health care and property, and criminal expungement are offered throughout Chicago and its suburbs. CCLA maintains a library of self-help materials available for clients.
Family and Parish Support Services