Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

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

  • 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
    • Victims 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.

WE’RE INVITING COMMENTS ON PRIORITIES

For our PADD, PAIR, PAIMI, PATBI, PAAT Programs

The DLP proposes to adopt revised priorities for the the fiscal year beginning October 2019 (FY20). We invite comments on the proposed priorities. Comments may be submitted to Susan Henry through any of the following methods:

* send email to Susan Henry by clicking HERE;
* By mail to Susan Henry, Disabilities Law Program, 100 West 10th Street, Suite 801, Wilmington, DE 19801;
* By phone to Susan Henry at 302-575-0660 or by facsimile to Susan Henry, Disabilities Law Program at 302-575-0840.

Although the DLP invites comments on priorities at any time, we are requesting that all official comments on the FY 20 priorities be submitted by September 30, 2019 to ensure timely consideration.

The priorities can be found below. Details about the programs and their current priorities can be found in the “Disabilities Law Programs and Program Priorities tab.”

FY20 PADD Priorities

FY20 PAIR Priorities

FY20 PAIMI Priorities

FY20 PATBI Priorities

FY20 PAAT Priorities

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.

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.