Legal Aid Hotlines Here to Help
If people in your community need free or low cost legal assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, please contact the following:
CARPLS Legal Aid Hotline for legal information, advice and referrals for Cook County residents, 312-738-9200.
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, for free legal assistance in southern and central Illinois, 1-877-342-7891.
Prairie State Legal Services, for free legal assistance in northern and western Illinois, 1-800-531-7057.
Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network, for free legal assistance for veterans, active service members, reservists and their dependents, 1-855-452-3526.
Illinois Legal Aid Online, for online legal research, forms, guidance and statewide legal aid directory.
Illinois Free Legal Answers, a virtual legal clinic where low-income Illinois residents can submit a question online to ask a lawyer for help with a civil legal issue.
Rentervention.com is a free, online chatbot that can assist Chicago renters 24/7 by providing legal information about renters’ rights and connecting tenants that need help with free lawyers.
GetBennyFits, a free, statewide unemployment benefits virtual assistant/chatbot that helps people get on the right path to applying for unemployment benefits.
COVID H.E.L.P, a free legal assistance tool for people who are facing housing and employment and other economic problems because of COVID-19.