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.

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.


General Legal Services Coverage Areas in Connecticut

To apply for assistance: Generally applicants should call Statewide Legal Services first to find out if they qualify for services. Call 1-800-453-3320 or 860-344-0380 between 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, and between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

The following persons should call the legal services office closest to them:


Reglamento de Privacidad

Para ayudarle mejor, le pediremos que nos provea cierta información personal. Información personal significa detalles tales como su número de seguro social, dirección y número de telefono. SLS se encarga de mantener esta información segura en nuestras computadoras y archivos de documentos. Nosotros no vamos a dar su información personal a nadie que usted no quiera a menos que sea requerido por ley.


Privacy Policy

To better serve you, we may ask you to provide us with personal information. Personal information can mean things like your social security number, address, and telephone number. SLS takes care to keep your information safe in our computers and documents files. We will not give out your personal information to anyone you don’t want us to unless required by law.


Limitaciones y Responsabilidades

Esperamos que encuentre esta página útil pero favor de entender que la misma es con el propósito de brindar información general. La información que aquí se ofrece bajo ninguna circunstancia sustituye el consejo legal que un abogado o bufete de abogados pueda ofrecerle a un individuo con un problema legal específico.

La información legal de esta página se revisa regularmente, sin embargo, las leyes cambian con frecuencia y por lo tanto no podemos garantizar que contenga la última información.


Legal Disclaimer

While we hope that you will find this web site useful and helpful, please understand that it is general and only for informational purposes. The information on this web site is under no circumstance meant to substitute for the advice that an attorney or law firm can provide to an individual with a specific legal problem.



***You can now fill out an application for legal help via Text Message***

You can apply any time of day or night. To start this process, simply text the word “APPLY” to 860-300-3845 and answer the questions as you are prompted. Standard Messaging and data rates may apply.

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

Need help with a housing problem?

If you are facing eviction or losing your housing subsidy (such as Section 8), you may have the right to a free lawyer. Call 1-800-559-1565 or get more info at

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.

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