MLAC asks the legislature to provide $41 million for civil legal aid in the FY23 state budget through line item 0321-1600.
Civil legal aid organizations in Massachusetts provide legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in a variety of cases, including housing, employment, education, health care, and family law, among others. Below are a series of fact sheets that detail the types of cases closed in each issue area, as well as ways civil legal aid helps specific groups of clients.
- Family Law and Domestic Violence
- Health Care
- Income Maintenance
- Immigrants and Refugees
- Older Adults