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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:  WE WILL BE CLOSED ON DECEMBER 26 AND WILL HAVE LIMITED AVAILABILITY FROM DECEMBER 27-30 (AFTERNOONS FROM 1-4 HOLIDAY WEEK). 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.

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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.


40th ANNIVERSARY FALL CAMPAIGN IS UNDER WAY

CCSLS is celebrating its 40th anniversary  and our fall fundraising campaign is under way. Please consider a donation so that we can continue our important work of protecting the rights of seniors in our community.

GRAND OPENING OF NEW CLINIC

A new clinic with Pro Bono Partner CSAA Insurance Group opened on November 8 at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center offering Advance Health Care Directives.  Please call (925) 798-8788 to sign up for the next clinic and obtain your free AHCD.

CCSLS STAFF IS AVAILABLE FOR PRESENTATIONS TO SENIOR GROUPS

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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