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The Legal Advice & Referral Line is the Place to Start

CALL THE LEGAL ADVICE LINE

The Legal Advice & Referral line can be reached at (800) 675-8001 on Monday through Friday 9 am – 12 pm & 1 pm – 2:30 pm. The line is closed on holidays and staff training days.

On the phone we will

Screen

We will conduct eligibility screening to determine if you qualify for our services.

Advise

We will provide you with limited legal advice on your issue if it is appropriate to do so.

Transfer

We will transfer eligible cases to CCLS team members for further consideration.

Refer

We will provide referrals to resources for those individuals that we are not able to assist.

Eligibility & Income Guidelines

Effective January 24, 2024

Depending on grant restrictions for our services, you may qualify for help if your income is less than 125% or 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. You may qualify for assistance, regardless of income, for health-related matters, or if you are a senior in Fresno, Madera, Kings, Merced or Tulare County.

125% of the Federal Poverty Level

Family of
Annual
Month
Weekly
1

$18,825

$1,569

$363

2

$25,550

$2,129

$491

3

$32,275

$2,689

$620

4

$39,000

$3,250

$750

5

$45,275

$3,772

$871

6

$52,450

$4,370

$1,007

7

$59,175

$4,931

$1,135

8

$65,900

$5,491

$1,263

For each additional household member, add $6,755 annually, $562 monthly and $129 weekly.

200% of the Federal Poverty Level

Family of
Annual
Month
Weekly
1

$30,120

$2,510

$578

2

$40,880

$3,406

$785

3

$51,640

$4,303

$993

4

$62,400

$5,200

$1,200

5

$73,160

$6,096

$1,407

6

$83,920

$6,993

$1,615

7

$94,680

$7,890

$1,923

8

$105,440

$8,786

$2,230

For each additional household member, add $10,760 annually, $896 monthly and $206 weekly.

The Federal Income Guidelines are updated annually by Central California Legal Services

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