Welcome to SOUTH COASTAL COUNTIES LEGAL SERVICES, INC.
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.
Pursuant to the policies of the Legal Services Corporation with respect to Disclosure of Information (45 CFR 1619) and SCCLS adoption of said policy/procedure, you are hereby notified that you may access the LSC Act, LSC rules and regulations at http://www.lsc.gov/about/lsc-act-other-laws; should you wish to access SCCLS' written policies, procedures, and guidelines, and the names and addresses of the members of its governing body, you may do so by sending an email to Jeanne Marcotte, Assistant to the Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling her at 774-488-5942.
SCCLS and other legal aid programs have created the following website to help you find practical information about your legal rights.
Attend the 2014
Equal Justice Celebration!
Learn more here.
The SkyRoom, New Bedford
6:00 to 9:00 pm
$100 to $5,000
Read the 2013
Annual Report here.
Learn More about the
Campaign for Equal Justice.
2014 SCCLS Campaign for Equal Justice Materials