Legal services offer the provision of legal advice, counseling and representation by an attorney or other person acting under the supervision of an attorney. The following agencies are private non-profit agencies that provides legal assistance to low income families.
- Connecticut Legal Services
Administrative Office - Middletown
62 Washington Street
Middletown, CT 06457
Phone: (860) 344-0447
Fax: (860) 346-2938
Email: Connecticut Legal Services
- Bridgeport Office
211 State Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: (203) 336-3851 or (800) 809-4434
- Stamford Office
20 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: (203) 348-9216
Fax: (203) 348-2589
- Consumer Law Project for Elders
Phone: (800) -296-1467 Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 5:00pm Provides free legal assistance to seniors with consumer legal problems through a statewide telephone hotline.
- Connecticut Elder Law
The Center for Medicare Advocacy is a national non‑profit, non-partisan organization that provides education, advocacy, and legal assistance to help elders and people with disabilities obtain Medicare and necessary health care.
- Center for Medicare Advocacy
P. O. Box 350
Williamatic, CT 06226
Phone: (860) 456-7790 or (800) 262-4414
The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) works to improve the quality of life and quality of care of Connecticut citizens residing in nursing homes, residential care homes and assisted living communities. The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program works to improve the quality of life and quality of care of Connecticut citizens residing in nursing homes, residential care homes and assisted living communities.
- Connecticut Long Term Care Ombudsman
Phone: (860) 424-5200 or 866-388-1888
- Southwestern Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman
Phone: (203) 597-4181 or (203) 551-5531
1057 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Mairead Philllips / Dan Leman
249 Thomaston Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06702
Lawyer Referral : Lawyer referral services maintain a list of attorneys by geographical area and by types of practices. A staff will ask the call to describe his/her problem and then refer the caller to an appropriate attorney.
- Connecticut County Bar Association
Phone: (203) 335-4116 - this number is the Fairfield Lawyer Referral Services
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
(list of attorneys by locations & areas of specialty)
Elder Law & Legal Resources : Provides a list to elder laws related to health insurance, finance & estate planning issues.