Get Legal Help

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.

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If you are looking for free legal information, please visit our self-help guides at www.ctlawhelp.org/self-help-guides.

If you want to talk with someone about the problem or think you may need the services of an attorney, call the Statewide Legal Services Hotline:

Toll-free: 1-800-453-3320
From Middletown and Hartford: 860-344-0380
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

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.