Disability Law Center
The Disability Law Center (DLC) is the Protection and Advocacy agency for Massachusetts. DLC is a private, non-profit organization responsible for providing protection and advocacy for the rights of Massachusetts residents with disabilities. DLC's mission is to provide legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and equally in the social and economic life of Massachusetts. DLC serves individuals who experience discrimination, abuse or neglect or denial of services because of their disability. DLC does not handle general legal problems such as obtaining a divorce, filing for bankruptcy or trust & estate issues.
Boston office - tel: 617.723.8455 or 800.872.9992; TTY: 617.227.9464 or 800.381.0577
Western Massachusetts office - tel: 413.584.6337 or 800.222.5619; TTY: 413.582.6919.
MassLegalHelp.org aims to improve access to justice for low income and disadvantaged persons through innovative use of the Web. The website provides practical information about your legal rights.
Greater Boston Legal Services
Greater Boston Legal Services provides free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low-income people in Boston and thirty-one additional cities and towns. The services available range from legal advice to full case representation, depending on client need.
Community Legal Aide
Community Legal Aide (CLA) is the state-funded civil legal aid program serving central and western Massachusetts. The program provides free civil legal assistance to low-income and elderly residents of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, and Worcester Counties.
With over fifty staff members, CLA specializes in elder law, government benefits and unemployment compensation, landlord-tenant law, humanitarian-based immigration law, housing and employment discrimination, and family law matters affecting domestic violence victims.
Neighborhood Legal Services
Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. provides free civil legal services to low income and elder residents of Essex and Northern Middlesex Counties, Massachusetts. We were established in 1967 as part of the War on Poverty.