Celebrating Bao Thao

Celebrating Bao Thao In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 2020 My parents were farmers who lived in the mountains of Laos. We lived a happy life until we were forced to flee our village. We were one of the last families to leave because my parents didn’t want to leave […]

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COVID-19 Employment Updates

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Virtual Clinic: Unemployment Insurance Benefits During COVID-19 CCLS Paralegal Landon Garrett and Volunteer Attorney Alyson Berg from Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski will present free legal information about unemployment insurance benefits and the effects of COVID-19 in this virtual clinic. Opportunity for Q&A. Virtual Clinic Video Presentation Virtual Clinic PowerPoint Questions? Contact Andy Kucera, Supervising Attorney […]

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COVID-19 Homelessness Prevention Project

During the Shelter in Place Order, CCLS will continue to assist students and their families via phone or email. Tenant Rights Evictions Other Housing Issues For Assistance Contact Us At: 559.570.1298 or HPPTeam@centralcallegal.org Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from […]

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COVID-19 Housing Updates

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Virtual Clinic: Housing Law Update Regarding COVID-19 Watch CCLS Attorney Robert Cortez and Volunteer Attorney Douglas Gordon from Miles, Sears & Eanni break down the recent government and court orders in a simple and understandable way. They will focus on COVID-19 housing law changes that affect residential tenants. Virtual Clinic PowerPoint Virtual Clinic Video Presentation […]

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COVID-19 Utilities Updates

Basic Needs Assistance Central California Legal Services is here to assist you with basic needs that include having electricity and gas, along with the ability to communicate with family and friends. Central California Legal Services is working remotely with the following services: Assisting with electricity, gas and telephone matters Assisting with payment arrangements for those […]

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COVID-19 Health Updates

What are the symptoms of COVID 19? Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Nasal congestion Sore throat Sneezing The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure: Fever Cough Shortness of breath How do I protect myself and my family from catching the virus? People can help protect themselves from respiratory illness with everyday […]

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Summer Newsletter 2019

Summer Newsletter 2019 Our summer newsletter features honorees for our 2019 Champions of Justice Reception and honors two long-time employees who are retiring. Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from acting based on information obtained from this site. None of the […]

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National Ice Cream Month

National Ice Cream Month 2019 On July 16th, CCLS celebrated National Ice Cream Month! The Fresno office had locally owned Ampersand Ice Cream, the Merced office had Cold Stone Creamery, and the Visalia office had Baskin Robbins. It was so great to share a cold treat on such a hot day! Your use of this […]

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Because of You

Because of You Because of you two passionate law students are able to serve our community. They want to say thank you! Thank YOU from Christian Thank YOU from Rebecca Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from acting based on […]

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Charity Care in the San Joaquin Valley

Charity Care in the San Joaquin Valley By Joy K. Dockter (Law ’10), Central California Legal Services Health Consumer Center Staff Attorney and Tashara J. Kuspa, Central California Legal Services Health Consumer Center Team Lead In 2017, a collection agency acting on behalf of a local hospital filed more than 200 lawsuits in Fresno County […]

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