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About CCSLS

Contra Costa Senior Legal Services (“CCSLS”) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free civil legal services to Contra Costa County residents who are 60 or older.  We offer a wide array of services throughout the county. 

PLEASE NOTE:  NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS FOR INTAKES ARE 9-NOON AND 1-3 P.M. MON.-THURS AND 9-1 P.M. ON FRIDAY.

Clients can speak with an attorney at our office conveniently located adjacent to the Concord BART station.  All intakes are done by telephone or in person.  CCSLS does not respond to email requests for legal services.

Para asistencia en espanol, por favor de llamar nuestra oficina martes, miercoles o jueves.



Contact us by telephone:

(925) 609-7900
Facsimile: (925) 609-7901
Email

Address:


Hours:
legalhelp@ccsls.org

2702 Clayton Rd., Ste. 202
Concord, CA 94519

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m.- noon
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.


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CCSLS PRO BONO ATTORNEY HONORED

Elder law attorney Kathleen Day-Seiter was recognized by the Contra Costa Bar Association in the CC Lawyer Magazine "Pro Bono Spotlight" for her ongoing work volunteering for the Free Wills Clinic in Martinez.  If you are a lawyer seeking to make a difference in the community, please call Catherine Cutler at CCSLS to discuss pro bono opportunities.

ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES AVAILABLE IN PLEASANT HILL

The Pro Bono Partner Program in coordination with CSAA Insurance Group provides free Advance Health Care Directives to Contra Costa seniors at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center.  Please call (925) 798-8788 to sign up for the next clinic.

CCSLS STAFF AVAILABLE FOR PRESENTATIONS

Staff is available to speak to seniors about topics such as Preventing Financial Elder Abuse, Advance Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney.  We can also talk about the free services available to seniors at CCSLS.  Please call (925) 609-7900 to learn more.


 
VISIT OUR DROP-IN SELF HELP CLINIC IN MARTINEZ

CCSLS operates a drop-in clinic for seniors in coordination with the Contra Costa Superior Court.  The Clinic is open every Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Family Law Building in Martinez (751 Pine Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Martinez, CA)  Seniors who are representing themselves in court can use this free service for assistance with elder abuse restraining orders, conservatorships of the person, landlord/tenant cases, as well as with Small Claims matters.


CONSULT AN ATTORNEY, ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES AND WILLS CLINICS

CCSLS coordinates with many local senior centers to offer consultations with lawyers, preparation of Advance Health Care Directives and assistance with simple wills.  You may view the current programs here (or by clicking on the "Resources" tab, above).


WILLS CLINIC AT OUR CONCORD OFFICE IN ASSOCIATION WITH JFKU LAW SCHOOL

JFKU and CCSLS are sponsoring a program that provides assistance with simple wills for low income seniors whose sole asset is their home.  Appointments are available for qualified seniors throughout the year.  Services will be provided by law students enrolled in the Elder Law Clinic at JFKU and supervised by their professor, Pamala Zimba, at the CCSLS office in Concord.  Please call CCSLS for information and to make an appointment.

CCSLS Office in Concord 







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