Organizations Related to Civil Legal Aid: Search & Filter


Media (Illinois)

Block Club Chicago

A nonprofit news organization dedicated to delivering reliable, nonpartisan and essential coverage of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods.

Provider (Illinois)

Cabrini Green Legal Aid (Chicago) (CGLA)

Provides both criminal and civil legal services in Chicago, integrated with social work support, to individuals dealing with the criminal justice system.
Tags: Expungement / Record Sealing
Provider (Illinois)

CARPLS (Cook County, IL)

Operating in Chicago and Cook County, IL. Legal Aid Hotline and court-based Advice Desks provide information, advice and brief services including document prep and referrals.
Tags: Information Centers, Telephone Hotlines, Unbundling
Provider (Illinois)

Center for Economic Progress (IL)

Founded in 1990 by Michael O’Connor. Formerly the Center for Law and Human Services, the agency first focused on helping homeless families and individuals access services.

Provider (Illinois)

Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation

Nonprofit organization in Chicago whose work includes prevention, policy reform, community engagement, and legal services.
Tags: Trafficking
Research/Policy/Organizing (Illinois)

Chicago Appleseed

A nonpartisan, independent research and advocacy organization with unique connections to the local justice system

Bar/Pro Bono (Illinois)

Chicago Bar Foundation


Provider (Illinois)

Chicago House & Social Service Agency

Nonprofit that serves individuals and families who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ marginalization, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity.
Provider (Illinois)

Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc.

A premier provider of community-based quality legal services to the underserved and disadvantaged in the Chicago area. Founded in 1981.

Media (Illinois)

Chicago Sun-Times

Daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois. It is the flagship paper of the Sun-Times Media Group.

Media (Illinois)

Chicago Tribune

Major daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois. Daily circulation of 448,930 as of 2013.

Provider (Illinois)

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Pro bono program that coordinates, supports, and promotes the voluntary pro bono legal representation of the Chicago area's poor and working poor.
Tags: Pro Bono
Media (Illinois)

Cliff Kelley Show (Chicago)

For more than 30 years, Cliff Kelley has been a prominent figure in the ever interesting and always controversial arena of Chicago’s political stage.

Provider (Illinois)

Community Activism Law Alliance (Chicago)

A nonprofit organization that provides free legal services immigrant communities.

Media (Illinois)

Crain’s Chicago Business

Weekly business newspaper in Chicago. It is owned by Detroit-based Crain Communications, a privately held publishing company with more than 30 magazines. It has a print circulation of 53,313 and a readership of 219,693 per week.

Media (Illinois)

Daily Herald (Illinois)

Suburban Chicago's largest daily newspaper.

Media (Illinois, New York)

DNAinfo (NYC and Chicago)

Online news service that focuses on neighborhood news in New York City and Chicago.

Provider (Illinois)

Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (IL)

Gives free civil legal assistance to victims of domestic violence.
Tags: Domestic Violence
Provider (Illinois)

DuPage Legal Aid Service (IL)

Founded in 1975. Dedicated to providing the highest level of legal representation possible to lower income residents of DuPage County in many areas of the law
Tags: Family
Provider (Illinois) (P&A)

Equip for Equality (Illinois)

Established in 1985, Equip for Equality is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit organization advancing civil rights of people with disabilities through legal services, public policy, monitoring and training.

Law School, Provider (Illinois)

Health Justice Project

Medical-legal partnership clinic between Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Erie Family Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center that serves over 60,000 low-income patients annually at 13 different locations around Chicago.

Research/Policy/Organizing (Illinois)

Heartland Alliance

Born in 1888 and based in Chicago, Heartland Alliance is the leading anti-poverty organization in the Midwest and has programs in housing, health care, economic opportunity and justice.

Funder (Illinois)

Illinois Equal Justice Foundation

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit that distributes state funding appropriated through the Illinois Attorney General to support not-for-profit legal aid programs.
Tags: Funding: State & Local
Online, Provider (Illinois) (LawHelp)

Illinois Legal Aid

Website with law information for public.

Online, Provider (Illinois)

Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO)

ILAO increases access to justice for lower-income and vulnerable Illinois residents through the innovative use of technology. They assist and educate the public and to train and support legal aid providers and pro bono attorneys.

ATJ Initiative (Illinois)

Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice (ISCCATJ)

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice was created by the Illinois Supreme Court in June 2012 to promote, facilitate and enhance equal access to justice with an emphasis on access to the Illinois civil courts and administrative agencies for all people, particularly the poor and vulnerable.
Tags: Access to Justice Commissions
Media (Illinois)

Injustice Watch

Non-partisan, not-for-profit, multimedia journalism organization that conducts in-depth research exposing institutional failures that obstruct justice and equality.

Provider (Illinois)

James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy (Evanston, IL)

Non-profit law firm. Represents Evanston youth and their families in a variety of legal settings including juvenile court, adult criminal court, and in school special education and disciplinary matters.

Media (Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri)

KFVS-TV (Cape Girardeau, MO)

The CBS-affiliated television station for Southeastern Missouri, the Purchase area of Western Kentucky, and Southern Illinois in the United States