Get free legal advice in England and Wales if you’re eligible for legal aid.
Civil Legal Advice (CLA)
Telephone: 0345 345 4 345
Minicom: 0345 609 6677
Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm
Saturday, 9am to 12:30pm
Find out about call charges
You can also text ‘legalaid’ and your name to 80010 to get a call back. This costs the same as a normal text message.
You can get help from CLA for problems including:
- debt, if your home is at risk
- special educational needs
- domestic violence
- issues around a child being taken into care
You can also contact CLA if you’re unhappy about the service you’ve received from them.
There’s a free translation service if English isn’t your first language.
You can also book a British Sign Language interpreter if you’re deaf or hard of hearing.