Check out our new DEI Committee Vision and MIssion Statements here!

New 988 Dialing Code for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis

Starting Saturday, July 16, the new univeral 3-digit dialing code for suicide prevention and mental health crisis goes into effect nationwide. 

Some helpful tips about using Lifeline:

  • Dial 988, then if you are in need of the Veterans Crisis Line, press “1”
  • If you are in need of help in Spanish, press “2.”  
    • Interpretation through Language Line Solutions is also available in over 250 other languages.
  • People who are deaf or hard of hearing can access TTY by dialing 711 then 1-800-273-8255 or using their preferred relay service.
  • Lifeline is in the process of expanding to video phone service
    • Lifeline also offers services through chat and text (in English only).

More information can be found here.

Walk through a County Courthouse Online!

CLS, in partnership with the Colorado Judicial Branch, the NuLawLab and HELM Studios has created an online tool where you can get familiar with what spaces are in a courthouse, with courthouse staff and protocols and more. Go here to check it out.

Pueblo County Programs

  • Eviction - Are you a tenant interested in possibly preventing an eviction and avoiding a judgment against you in Pueblo County? If so, please read more information about help here.
  • Power of Attorney - Do you need help with power of attorney, creation of a will or more? Click here for more information - must be eligible for help.
  • Family Law - If eligible, you could receive help with family law-related legal issues. Click here for more information.

About Us

Colorado Legal Services (CLS) remains committed to assisting applicants and clients during COVID19. Please apply by phone (click here for offices/phone #s) or online (click here). CLS offices are not currently open for walk-in applicants or clients.

Go to our webpage (click here) for information and resources available during this time.

Also please read this information sheet, in MSWord (English, click here, Espanol, click here) or PDF (English, click here, Spanish, click here). 

Thank you, wear a mask (for you, for me), continue to social distance, and stay safe.

Colorado Legal Services (CLS), a non-profit, has helped low-income individuals including seniors in Colorado for over 90 years. Click here and on each button to learn more.

News and Services

How does CLS work?

CLS is a non-profit providing, if eligible, free legal advice, clinics and representation to low-income Coloradans and seniors. CLS has an intake process that all applicants must complete. We aren't a hotline you can call for quick guidance without first being screened. Please understand that, unlike criminal cases, there's no right to an attorney in civil cases. We do our best to provide legal help to as many eligible applicants as we can with the resources available to us.

Housing Help

  • Getting Evicted in Colorado Springs? Free Housing Law Clinic - click here for information. If eligible, you can meet with a CLS attorney at the court, or apply online here to see if you qualify for help.

Have a family law issue in Arapahoe County?

Apply for help from the Arapahoe County Bar Association by completing the form here. Someone will be in touch with you to see whether you qualify for assistance and to determine whether there is an individual available to help.

Colorado Resource Network 
Legal and Community Help for Colorado's Seniors located in the Pikes Peak and Alamosa regions. (A Colorado Access to Justice and J4All Project.)

Colorado ID Project
For citizens seeking ID and other documents.

Colorado Farmworkers Project
Providing advocacy, and legal representation to farmworkers.

Survivor Services Unit Project
Helping immigrants who have been victims of certain kinds of crime and/or serious labor violations.

Northwest Project
Provides advice, limited and full representation.

Pueblo County Pro Bono Project
Provides advice, limited representation and full representation.

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
Represents low-income taxpayers in tax disputes.

Helpful Info

Denver Office Hours

Denver's CLS office is open M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. First, call 303-837-1313 as appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are available. Please go here for all other CLS office numbers and hours.

Rental Assistance and Evictions

Get Affordable Internet!

See if you are eligible here (scroll down to "How would you like to qualify?", or read about the application process and learn about the different ways you can apply here

Internet Safety

Workshop/Video - CLS

Medicaid

Update Your Address! Have You Applied? Eligibility During Public Health Emergency.

Legal Information - civil legal issues only.

Apply Online

Legal Clinics

Help from Colorado's Courts, and find CO court forms and instructions here.

Donate Here

Contact Us

CLS contact information is here.

Support for Volunteers

Information can be found here.