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If you are low income or elderly living in Southeastern Massachusetts and need civil legal help, we may be able to assist you.





To Apply for Legal Help, Contact Us

SOUTH COASTAL COUNTIES LEGAL SERVICES, INC. (SCCLS) is a non-profit corporation which provides free civil legal services to low-income and elderly residents of our communities. Our main offices and outreach locations serve clients in Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, and Plymouth Counties, and the towns of Avon and Stoughton.

Our mission is to achieve equal justice for the poor and disadvantaged through community based legal advocacy.

SCCLS provides free civil legal services in the areas of housing law, family law, government benefits including social security disability, elder law, education law, and consumer law. SCCLS has staff who are fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. SCCLS can provide other translation services when needed to assist non-English speaking clients.

SCCLS and other legal aid programs have created the following website to help you find practicle information about your legal rights.

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Read the 2013 Annual Report here.



Learn More about the Campaign for Equal Justice.

Equal Justice Campaign.

2014 SCCLS Campaign for Equal Justice Materials   

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