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COVID-19 Utilities Updates

Free Utilities Information & Services Informacíon Gratis y Servicios Prevent your electric and gas from being shut off due to past bills If you’re enrolled in the CARE Program you may be eligible to reduce your past due balance Do you have past due electric & gas bills up to...

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Project First Step

Project First Step Attorney Training - Free MCLE Domestic Violence Protection Act Restraining Orders & Limited Scope Representation Attorneys and Legal Professionals: Join us on Zoom for a 4-hour training on Domestic Violence and Limited Scope Representation. Get prepared to assist victims in court through Project First Step. Panelists from...

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Virginia Salmeron retires after 50 years at CCLS

Virginia Salmeron retires after 50 years at CCLS An interview on Channel 21 with long-time employee Virginia Salmeron and her daughter. Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from acting based on information obtained from this...

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Celebrating Bao Thao

Celebrating Bao Thao In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 2020 My parents were farmers who lived in the mountains of Laos. We lived a happy life until we were forced to flee our village. We were one of the last families to leave because my...

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Summer Newsletter 2019

Summer Newsletter 2019 Our summer newsletter features honorees for our 2019 Champions of Justice Reception and honors two long-time employees who are retiring. [pdf-embedder url="https://centralcallegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Newsletter-Summer-2019.pdf"] Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from acting based on information...

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National Ice Cream Month

National Ice Cream Month 2019 On July 16th, CCLS celebrated National Ice Cream Month! The Fresno office had locally owned Ampersand Ice Cream, the Merced office had Cold Stone Creamery, and the Visalia office had Baskin Robbins. It was so great to share a cold treat on such a hot...

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Because of You

Because of You Because of you two passionate law students are able to serve our community. They want to say thank you! Thank YOU from Christian Thank YOU from Rebecca Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor...

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Low-Income Renters Who Face Evictions Need Pro-Bono Help from Valley’s Lawyers

Low-Income Renters Who Face Evictions Need Pro-Bono Help from Valley’s Lawyers [caption width="1140" align="alignnone"] See Vang, 32, packs up her family’s belongings while moving out of the apartment she shared with her husband and nine children for two yearsin southeast Fresno. Vang, who in 2016 lived at the complex featured...

Champions of Justice Attendees 2018

Champions of Justice 2018

Return of the Champions The return of the fabulous Champions of Justice Reception was a tremendous success with over 200 individuals who came to join us in honoring our award recipients. The financial support of our sponsors, advertisers and donors contributed significantly to the success of the reception. It is...

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How CCLS Keeps a Client in Her Home

How CCLS Keeps a Client in Her Home Aindra Evans walked into Central California Legal Services (CCLS) distraught at the thought of her children’s lives being ruined with the prospect of an imminent eviction looming over their heads. At her wits' end, with nowhere to turn she turned to for...