The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

  • Location:
    1223 W. 6th St
    Cleveland, OH 44113
  • Phone:
    (216) 687-1900
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (216) 586-3220
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Phone calls, Website, Phone or online intake
  • Appointments accepted:

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland secures justice and resolves fundamental problems for those who are low-income and vulnerable by providing high quality legal services and working for systemic solutions.  The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland covers 5 counties - Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain.  Office locations are in Cleveland, Elyria, and Jefferson.

Counties served: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain
Detention Facilities Served: Bedford Heights City Jail (OH), Geauga County Jail (OH)

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Special Immigrant Visa (SIV), T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, Housing, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are subject to Legal Services Corporation funding restrictions.