You can now get live help every day of the week at Community Legal Services! We are open for live in-person intake at our Center City and North Philadelphia offices as well as live telephone intake.
CLS provides bilingual help or interpreters at no cost as needed.
For a detailed list of issues we can help with, visit our Services Page.
For Help with Landlord Tenant Issues:
Call: 267-443-2500 9am-7pm Monday-Friday
Or visit phillytenant.org to learn about your rights as a tenant
For help with:
Mortgage or Property Taxes
Issues with your job
Clearing your criminal record
Child abuse cases causing issues with employment
SSI Disability Benefits (appeals)
Call: 215-981-3700 Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9am-12pm
Walk In: 1424 Chestnut St. Monday and Wednesday 9am-12pm
1410 W. Erie Ave Monday and Wednesday 8:30am-12pm
For Help with Welfare, Public Benefits, Food Stamps, and Senior Issues
Call: 215-981-3700 Thursdays 9am-12pm
Walk In: 1410 W. Erie Ave Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am-12pm