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Free MCLE Coercive Control

Project First Step Training Free MCLE Coercive Control Attorneys and legal professionals: Join us for a 1-hour presentation. Learn about the need and services through Marjaree Mason Center and how to use SB 1141 to help Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence victims become survivors through Project First Step. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2021 12:00 PM TO […]

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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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COVID-19 Housing Updates

Emergency Rental Assistance Program   Update on the Newly Passed California and Federal Tenant Protections On September 17, the City of Fresno hosted a virtual community forum on tenants’ rights. CCLS housing attorneys Nikki Love and Brandi Snow presented, along with California State Assembly Member Dr. Joaquin Arambula and Fresno City Council President District 3 […]

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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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Big Win For Those Who Want Low-Income Housing in Clovis After Judge Rules City in Violation

Big Win For Those Who Want Low-Income Housing in Clovis After Judge Rules City in Violation Nonetheless, Kapetan’s ruling that highlighted Clovis in violation of state housing laws was viewed as a big victory by lawyer Patience Milrod, executive director of Central California Legal Services, which filed the lawsuit on behalf of Martinez and De […]

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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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