COVID-19 Employment Updates

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Virtual Clinic: Unemployment Insurance Benefits During COVID-19 CCLS Paralegal Landon Garrett and Volunteer Attorney Alyson Berg from Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski will present free legal information about unemployment insurance benefits and the effects of COVID-19 in this virtual clinic. Opportunity for Q&A. Virtual Clinic Video Presentation Virtual Clinic PowerPoint Questions? Contact Andy Kucera, Supervising Attorney […]

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COVID-19 Homelessness Prevention Project

During the Shelter in Place Order, CCLS will continue to assist students and their families via phone or email. Tenant Rights Evictions Other Housing Issues For Assistance Contact Us At: 559.570.1298 or HPPTeam@centralcallegal.org Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from […]

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COVID-19 Housing Updates

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Virtual Clinic: Housing Law Update Regarding COVID-19 Watch CCLS Attorney Robert Cortez and Volunteer Attorney Douglas Gordon from Miles, Sears & Eanni break down the recent government and court orders in a simple and understandable way. They will focus on COVID-19 housing law changes that affect residential tenants. Virtual Clinic PowerPoint Virtual Clinic Video Presentation […]

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COVID-19 Utilities Updates

Basic Needs Assistance Central California Legal Services is here to assist you with basic needs that include having electricity and gas, along with the ability to communicate with family and friends. Central California Legal Services is working remotely with the following services: Assisting with electricity, gas and telephone matters Assisting with payment arrangements for those […]

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COVID-19 Health Updates

What are the symptoms of COVID 19? Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Nasal congestion Sore throat Sneezing The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure: Fever Cough Shortness of breath How do I protect myself and my family from catching the virus? People can help protect themselves from respiratory illness with everyday […]

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Newsom Did Not Issue a Statewide Eviction Ban. Tenant Groups Say Renters’ Health Could be Threatened.

Newsom Did Not Issue a Statewide Eviction Ban. Tenant Groups Say Renters’ Health Could be Threatened. ““Marcos Segura, a tenant attorney with Central California Legal Services, said allowing evictions for reasons other than failure to pay rent will leave many of his clients vulnerable. Renters can be evicted for other reasons — landlord renovations, tenants […]

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Evicted in Fresno: A Complex Story of Economic Burden and Profit

Evicted in Fresno: A Complex Story of Economic Burden and Profit Contributing authors are Karla Arana, lead housing organizer with Faith in the Valley, Fresno; Patience Milrod, executive director, Central California Legal Services; and Sara Hedgpeth-Harris, supervising attorney, Housing Team, Central California Legal Services. Read More → Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting […]

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‘A Tragic Example.’ Baby’s Death Shows Fresno’s Homeless With Children Need More Help

‘A Tragic Example.’ Baby’s Death Shows Fresno’s Homeless With Children Need More Help Emilia Morris, legal director of Central California Legal Services, said homeless service agencies don’t have enough staff to effectively operate a system that is “so complicated and requires so much expertise.” “They are just not equipped to navigate this really complicated system,” […]

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Sale of Long-Vacant UMC Lauded as a Big Win for Fresno

Sale of Long-Vacant UMC Lauded as a Big Win for Fresno “Emilia Morris, an attorney with Central California Legal Services and an affordable housing advocate, is also optimistic. We see the consequences of this severe affordable housing shortage in our housing advocacy on a daily basis,” Morris said. “The shortage simply cannot be addressed if […]

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