Helping Clients Solve Critical Legal Issues

Community Legal Services (‘CLS’), an Arizona not-for-profit, civil law firm provides access to the justice system for residents of our five (5) county service areas (Maricopa, Mohave, Yavapai, Yuma and La Paz Counties) who are living with low incomes and have critical legal problems affecting their personal safety, income, employment, housing, health care and other basic survival needs.

During 2016, CLS helped over 17,000 unique clients in Arizona:

Housing Law 5,328 or 32% of our clients
Family Law 5,397 or 27% of our clients
Health and Economic Stability 2,615 or 18% of our clients
Consumer Law 2,518 or 16% of our clients
Employment Law 1,216 or 7% of our clients

CLS reached an additional 10,000 people through educational and informational outreach presentations.

Economic Benefits to our 2016 Clients

  • Consumer:
  • Economic Stability:
  • Employment:
  • Family Law:
  • Health Care:
  • Housing:
  • Miscellaneous:
  • Tax:
  • Unemployment Comp:
  • TOTAL
  • $2,591,918
  • $504,065
  • $61,150
  • $3,242,364
  • $308,203
  • $3,574,864
  • $356,440
  • $574,736
  • $379,952
  • $11,593,692

CLS is a great investment!!!

FOR EVERY $1 INVESTED IN CLS,THE SOCIAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT IS 619%

For every dollar YOU invest in CLS, $6.19 is invested back into the communities in which we provide services.

Source: SROI 2013, CSACO

Support CLS

Your tax-deductible contribution to CLS will help to ensure that low-income Arizonans have equal access to our justice system.