You can now get live help every weekday 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-6pm 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)
Utilites – Gas, Water, Electric
Call: 215-981-3700 Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9am-12pm
Mondays and Wednesdays 9am-12pm
1424 Chestnut St.
1410 W. Erie Ave (Broad and Erie)
For help with DHS/Dependency cases you may also call our Family Hotline at 215-981-3765
For Help with Welfare, Public Benefits, Food Stamps, and Senior Issues
Call: 215-981-3700 Thursdays 9am-12pm
Walk In: 1410 W. Erie Ave (Broad and Erie) Mondays and Wednesdays 9am-12pm