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Statewide Legal Services has free advice for low-income people with legal problems in Connecticut.

You can find out more about legal problems and apply for help here.

Legal Disclaimer

While we hope that you will find this web site useful and helpful, please understand that it is general and only for informational purposes. The information on this web site is under no circumstance meant to substitute for the advice that an attorney or law firm can provide to an individual with a specific legal problem.

The information on this web site is updated on a regular basis. However, the laws change quickly and, therefore, we cannot always guarantee that we have updated the latest information. Statewide Legal Services does not warrant the accuracy of the information contained herein nor is it responsible for any errors or omissions and assumes no liability for its use, availability or compatibility with web site users’ software or computers.

Our site has links to other sites that may be useful but are not part of SLSCT.org. Use these other sites at your own risk. We do not control the external sites and cannot guarantee that any sites you reach through SLSCT.org are legal, correct or up-to-date. SLSCT.org specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages which may result from the accessing of a third party site which is linked to or from the SLSCTorg website, or from reliance upon any such information.

Janice J. Chiaretto
Executive Director

Why apply online?

  • Our phone lines are open for limited hours and are very busy.
  • The wait time on the phone can be long.
  • You can apply any time of day or night.
  • The online application will help you find out if you qualify for our services.
  • If you apply online, your phone interview will be shorter when we call you back.
  • You can apply online for legal help with family, housing, public benefits, unemployment and other problems.
  • You can also apply for bankruptcy, debtor’s rights and consumer protection only online.
  • You can apply online using your computer.

If you have an emergency
you should call our office.
Do not fill out an application online.