PROGRAMS & SERVICES
The HCLC offers a variety of services along the continuum of legal support. Our programs offer brief legal advice, assistance in filling out forms, limited assistance representation in court, conciliation and more.
If you are looking for more than just brief legal advice and want to hire a lawyer, please consider the Hampden County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral and Information Service "LRIS" for additional legal services.
OTHER LEGAL RESOURCES
If you don't see a resource on our website that seems to address your legal issue, here are some other legal resources in our local community that may be able to assist you.
Mass Legal Resource Finder
The Mass Legal Resource Finder's mission is to help Massachusetts residents find legal help and information. You can enter a short description of your legal problem in a search box. Or, you can pick a legal topic from a list of options.
Court Service Center
The Court Service Center can assist with filling out forms, legal research, accessing Court documents, and offering Court information. The CSC does not offer legal advice. They can also help with access to computers and interpreters.
Community Legal Aid
Community Legal Aid (CLA) aims to improve the lives of low-income and elderly people through legal assistance that protects fundamental rights, secures access to basic needs, and challenges policies and practices that harm our clients.
Mass Legal Answers Online
Mass Legal Answers Online is a website where low income Massachusetts residents can post their civil (non criminal) legal question. Volunteer attorneys will answer the question through the same website.
Committee for Public Counsel Services
CPCS provides representation in criminal, delinquency, youthful offender, child welfare, mental health, sexually dangerous person and sex offender registry cases, as well as related appeals and post-conviction matters.
Center for Social Justice
Embedded within the Western New England School of Law, The Center for Social Justice works toward advancing social justice through research, advocacy, education, and public engagement.