The Senior Citizen Law Project at CCLA provides legal advice and representation to Broward County residents who are 60 years of age or older. While there are no specific financial eligibility requirements, the Project targets its services to those with the greatest economic and social need.
For general information or to apply for assistance, please contact The Senior Citizen Law Project at 954-765-8955, 954-736-2450, or 954-736-2496.
Public and Subsidized Housing
Health and Public Benefits
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Home Foreclosure Defense
Advice on bankruptcy as option for debt relief or to save home
Advice regarding debt collection including medical bills and credit cards
Defense of Garnishment of Social Security and Wages
Scams and Fraud
Assistance with application for U.S. Citizenship to qualify for public benefits
Abuse and Exploitation
Exploitation by family member
Caregivers (18 or older)
Primary caregiver for a senior (60 or older) who meets the frailty requirement under DOEA guidelines