Beginning January 3, 2023, CLASI’s offices will reopen to unscheduled prospective clients or clients walking in on certain days and times. We will conduct intakes by phone or in person. All individuals completing an intake in person will be asked to wear a mask and answer health screening questions (click here to learn more). Our offices will be open for intake as follows:

Kent County
In Person: Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
By Phone: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

New Castle County
In Person: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
By Phone: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sussex County
In Person: Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
By Phone: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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A partir del 3 de enero de 2023, las oficinas de CLASI volverán a abrir a posibles clientes sin cita.  Estamos tomando nuevos casos por teléfono o en persona. A todas las personas que completen un formulario en persona se les pedirá que usen una máscara y respondan a preguntas de evaluación de salud (para saber más haga clic aquí). Nuestras oficinas estarán abiertas para tomar nuevos casos de la siguiente manera:

Kent County
En persona: lunes y miércoles, de 9 a.m. a 4 p. m.
Por teléfono: de lunes a viernes, de 8:30 a.m. a 4:30 p.m.

New Castle County
En persona: de lunes a viernes, de 9 a.m. a 5 p.m.
Por teléfono: de lunes a viernes, de 9 a.m. a 5 p.m.

Sussex County
En persona: lunes y miércoles, de 9 a.m. a 4 p.m.
Por teléfono: de lunes a viernes, de 8:30 a.m. a 4:30 p.m.

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

(CLASI) helps provide equal access to justice, improving lives since 1946

CLASI’s mission is to combat injustice through creative and persistent civil legal advocacy on behalf of vulnerable and underserved Delawareans.

  • CLASI provides free legal services to:
    • People with disabilities, as Delaware’s Protection and Advocacy System
    • Older citizens (60 and over)
    • Victims of housing discrimination, under HUD’s Fair Housing Initiative Program
    • People living in poverty
    • Survivors of domestic violence
    • Immigrant victims of crime, abuse and neglect
  • CLASI is committed to racial and ethnic fairness in the delivery of our services.
  • CLASI has offices in Wilmington, Dover and Georgetown.

In Need of Legal Help?

Visit delegalhelplink.org to find out if you may be eligible for services from one of the legal aid organizations in Delaware or if there may be another organization that can help.

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Help Investigate Housing Discrimination! Become a Fair Housing Tester

CLASI conducts testing for compliance with Fair Housing laws in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. Trained testers pose as home seekers and visit housing providers to collect information to assist with regional monitoring and investigations. Visit our Employment Opportunities page for more information.

Combined Campaign for Justice

Every year, the Delaware State Bar Association, CLASI, Delaware Volunteer Legal Services (DVLS) and the Legal Services Corporation of Delaware (LSCD) join together in the Combined Campaign for Justice to raise funds to support free legal assistance to Delawareans living at or below poverty level. Donations are put to immediate use. Thank you for your support! Go to the Combined Campaign for Justice website to find out more about the Campaign and how to give by clicking here.

Our Strategy

In 2018 CLASI adopted a strategic plan to guide its advocacy and development. The plan speaks to our values and commitment to making CLASI the best organization possible—from the perspective of our clients, employees, and the community at large.

The latest Justice Matters, the Combined Campaign for Justice e-Newletter is available to subscribers and can also be viewed by clicking here.

CLASI tries to ensure that all of its web resources are accessible to all. If you have a problem accessing content on our website, please contact jstoehr@declasi.org for assistance.