Unbound

The first thing you may notice if you saw me on the street; my wheelchair.  Crippled, confined, and dependent—common adjectives to identify who I am—before I even say a word. As members of a community, we instinctually seek to help others in need. I have learned that sometimes help is found in unexpected places. Fortunately, my community is largely willing to advocate for my unique […]

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Utilities Shut Off Moratorium

Public Utilities Shut Off Services Moratorium Ends September 30, 2021 Free Information and Services • Prevent your electric and gas from being shut off due to past bills • If you’re enrolled in the CARE Program you may be eligible to reduce your past due balance • Do you have past due electric & gas […]

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We’re Here to Help

We’re Here to Help Our health consumer advocates can assist with you if you are facing barriers to your medical services. We assist persons with Medi-Cal, Covered California, Medicare, private insurance and private-pay patients. We can help if you are facing: delayed or denied medical services, medical debt and with requesting a second medical opinion. […]

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Section 8 Housing Discrimination

Section 8 Housing Discrimination CCLS and the City of Fresno are partnering to provide this important message to tenants and landlords regarding Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) discrimination. We encourage persons who feel they have encountered housing discrimination, especially if they are Housing Choice Voucher (section 8) recipients, to contact any of the agencies listed […]

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Virus Under Microscope

Centro La Familia to host COVID Vaccination Clinic and Food Distribution

Centro La Familia to host COVID Vaccination Clinic and Food Distribution 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 information obtained from this site. None of the information contained on this site is privileged or confidential. The information […]

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Meet the Legal Advice Line Team

Meet the Legal Advice Line Team 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 information obtained from this site. None of the information contained on this site is privileged or confidential. The information contained on this site does […]

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Cesar Chavez Day 2021

In Honor of Cesar Chavez Day CCLS Will Be Closed Wednesday, March 31st Cesar Chavez Day was established as a day of service in celebration of the civil rights and labor movement. Cesar Chavez worked with families, students, religious groups and labor organizations to fight for the equal rights of farmworkers. He co-founded the National […]

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Legal Aid Disaster Resource Center

Legal Aid Disaster Resource Center “ LADRC.org will serve as a national, multi-partner site to effectively meet the civil legal needs of disaster survivors. The site targets several audiences, including pro bono attorneys and other volunteers, legal aid attorneys, and disaster survivors. The website includes training materials, templates, and presentations on various disaster-related issues, sorted by legal […]

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Lawsuit – Elderly Homeowners Were Duped Into Signing Up For PACE Home Improvement Program

Lawsuit: Elderly Homeowners Were Duped Into Signing Up For PACE Home Improvement Program “After signing up for a program to make their homes energy efficient for no money down, Susie Steimle says elderly homeowners are dealing with liens and deceptive contractors.” Read More → Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not […]

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Celebrating Lindsay McCoy

In Honor of Black History Month Celebrating Lindsay McCoy Executive Secretary I was fortunate and blessed to grow up in a stable, God-fearing home – it was through our faith and hope that we would come out ok. Living while Black, there was always some issue, some insult, some hardship thrown our way. But our faith […]

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