Enlace partners with Beyond Legal Aid to coordinate the free Legal Clinic. The clinic provides free services that range from advice and community-based legal education to extended assistance and full representation. Attorneys assist residents in the areas of immigration, family, employment/labor, housing, criminal records, public benefits and consumer issues.
HOW IT WORKS
The Enlace Beyond Legal Aid Clinic provides free legal resources for residents of Little Village and surrounding communities.
The legal clinic currently operates by appointment only.
Qualified zip codes
60623, 60624, 60632, and 60608
Areas of Service
family petitions, U visa and VAWA cases, citizenship, deportation defense
adult and juvenile criminal expungement and sealing
eviction, Section 8 or CHA issues, security deposit issues, conditions violations, foreclosure, refinance
Employment and Labor
employment discrimination, overtime and wage, family and medical leave, unemployment appeals
bankruptcy chapter 7 & 8, payday loans, small claims, debt collection, unfair trade, and credit practices
for orders of protection, custody, and visitation
Beyond Legal Aid unites lawyers and activists in a collaborative pursuit for justice by leveraging legal services to benefit the most marginalized communities and individuals. BEYOND is changing legal aid. We are changing how lawyers and communities work together. Our lawyers work with activists to help their communities access justice and pursue social change.