Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut is open to serve you! Call our legal aid hotline: 1-800-453-3320. You can also apply for legal help online.

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Get Legal Help

Statewide Legal Services has free advice for low-income people with legal problems in Connecticut.

You can find out more about legal problems and apply for help here.

Contact

Legal Help

If you want to talk with someone about the problem or think you may need the services of an attorney, call the Statewide Legal Services Hotline:

Toll-free: (800) 453-3320

Fax: (860) 563-3518

From Middletown and Hartford: (860) 344-0380

Our hotline calling hours are:

9:00 a.m. - 12 noon and 1-2 p.m. Monday-Friday

Click here to learn more about how to get legal aid.

Pro Bono Attorneys

To become a pro bono volunteer, visit CTProBono.org.

Help with the Web Site

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Online Intake Spanish Application

Why apply online?

  • Our phone lines are open for limited hours and are very busy.
  • The wait time on the phone can be long.
  • You can apply any time of day or night.
  • The online application will help you find out if you qualify for our services.
  • If you apply online, your phone interview will be shorter when we call you back.
  • You can apply online for legal help with family, housing, public benefits, unemployment and other problems.
  • You can also apply for bankruptcy, debtor’s rights and consumer protection only online.
  • You can apply online using your computer.

If you have an emergency
you should call our office.
Do not fill out an application online.

Find a legal aid office some place else in the United States or around the world.

If you need an attorney for a legal problem in Connecticut and do not think you will qualify for free legal aid, you should contact the following for assistance:

Connecticut Bar Association - Find a Lawyer

New Haven County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
203-562-5750

Fairfield County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
203-335-4116

Hartford County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
860-525-6052

New London County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
860-889-9384