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Prairie State Legal Services
What we do: We provide free legal advice in a wide variety of civil matters. In addition, when resources are available we will also provide free legal representation in civil matters including: government/public benefit problems, landlord/tenant disputes, mortgage foreclosures, fair housing violations, utility issues, income tax concerns, bankruptcies, elder abuse, nursing home discharges and domestic violence matters. Who we serve: Primarily seniors and low-income individuals, or those with HIV/AIDS. Eligibility requirements: US Citizen or legal alien, (note: citizenship/legal alien status is not required when client is a victim of domestic violence or human trafficking) and meet income guidelines, or be 60+ in age.
Additional Information: Other Languages Offered/Interpreter Availability: Spanish speaking staff available: other languages, interpreter services are available by phone. Fees/Insurance: None required. Availability: To start an application, go to our website to apply on-line, or call our telephone counselors (attorneys) at the following numbers: Seniors age 60+: 888-965-7757, Mon ' Thurs, from 9:00 to 1:30. Non-seniors: 815-344-9113, Mon ' Thurs, from 9:00 to 1:00. Regular office hours in McHenry 8:30 ' 5:00 daily. Website: www.pslegal.org