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Legal Aid Chicago fights for justice for people living in poverty. Learn More
Legal Aid Chicago fights for justice for people living in poverty. Learn More

Legal Aid Chicago's Impact in 2022

223
Full-time attorneys, staff, and fellows
190,000
Hours logged for client cases
22,462
Individuals impacted by our services
27,329
Dollars in financial impact per client
27,000,000
Dollars in increased assets, income and reduced debt to clients

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You can support Legal Aid Chicago with a tax-deductible contribution, and help us break the cycle of poverty for the clients we serve.

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Legal Aid Chicago provides free civil legal services to people living in poverty in Cook County.  All clients must be registered by telephone and screened for eligibility through our Client Screening Unit at 312-341-1070.

Our phone menu and staff communicate in English and Spanish.

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