Greater Boston Legal Services

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Contact Information

Greater Boston Legal Services
Greater Boston Legal Services
Email Address: jbowman@gbls.org
Phone: 617-371-1234
Alternate Phone: 800-323-3205
Fax: 617-371-1228

197 Friend Street Boston, MA 02114
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Greater Boston Legal Services

Narrative

Provide free civil legal services for eligible low income people in 32 cities and towns. Has an Asian Outreach Program for persons who speak Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and Toisanese. Also accept referrals from hospitals, social agencies, elderly service providers, DPW, nursing homes, elderly commissions. Also accept donations. Can provide translators as needed.

Service Types

  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Family Rights And Guardianship
  • Legal Representation
  • Shelters - Homeless

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Legal

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese-Cantonese
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • French
  • Haitian
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service