The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation manages four state-funded programs that offer free legal help, advice, and information to people who can’t afford a lawyer.
Cook County Residents
Call CARPLS Legal Aid Hotline at 312-738-9200
Northern and Western Illinois Residents
Call Prairie State Legal Services at 800-531-7057
Central and Southern Illinois Residents
Call Land of Lincoln Legal Aid at 877-342-7891
Anyone in Illinois can visit IllinoisLegalAid.org to find simplified legal information, forms, and other resources.
Or visit Illinois Free Legal Answers to get a question answered by a pro bono attorney.
You can share information about free, state-funded legal aid programs with members of your community.
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Chicago, IL 60602