If you are a low-income person living outside of King County and would like to obtain legal help on a civil (not criminal) legal problem, please call "CLEAR", which is the Northwest Justice Project's Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral Line. The "CLEAR" toll-free phone number is 1-888-201-1014. Hours are Monday-Friday from 9:15am to 12:15pm.
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If you have a legal problem in King County and would like to obtain legal help on a civil (not criminal) legal problem, please call the 2-1-1 information and referral service. 211 is available Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 6:00pm. When calling from a pay phone, the toll-free number is 1-877-211-WASH (9274). You can also access 211 on the Internet at 211.org.
If you are age 60 and over, living in any county, you may call CLEAR*Sr at 1-888-387-7111.
If you are looking for information about a civil legal problem, want to know more about an area of law that affects low-income people, or want to see what forms or other legal resources are available, please visit the Washington Law Help web site.
People who are incarcerated and who are seeking civil legal assistance may write directly to CLS's Institutions Project. Here is contact information for the Institutions Project.
For information on referring cases to Columbia Legal Services, please see our referral information sheet.