Out of concern for the health and safety of our clients, staff, and community, Community Legal Services will close our intake process and will not be seeing new clients until March 25th, when we expect to open for phone and online services.
Our Housing intake hotline will remain open for new cases and can be reached at 267-443-2500.
If you have an issue with Medicaid, you can reach our Health and Independence Unit at 215-227-2400 Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-5pm
For assistance with homeownership issues, including mortgage and tax foreclosures, please call the Save Your Home Philly Hotline at 215-334-4663.
We are upgrading our phone and online systems, so we can accept new clients as soon as possible. We are also monitoring the Coronavirus situation closely in order to keep clients, staff, and our community healthy.
If you need immediate legal assistance, you can find self-help materials by visiting one of our websites:
www.phillytenant.org for landlord-tenant issues
www.mycleanslatepa.com for finding out if you qualify for criminal records sealing and for getting help with your record
www.clsphila.org/services for a variety of self-help materials related to multiple legal issues
If you are a current client that is experiencing any sort of illness, please immediately contact your legal advocate by phone or email before coming in for an appointment or a court date.
If you are a current client or if you have been to our office recently, and you think you have been exposed to the Coronavirus, please let us know immediately by calling or emailing us.
We will continue to provide regular updates about our services, as well as ways our clients can get help during this crisis. We will also continue to share information about sick days, payment for Coronavirus testing, health care for immigrants, and other important topics related to this crisis.
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