Every year CCLA provides critical assistance to thousands of individuals who could otherwise not afford legal representation. We strengthen our community by stabilizing families in crisis, opening pathways to justice, and encouraging social and economic growth. Read the real-life human stories below that illustrate how your contribution can make a difference.
Jack needed legal guidance to modify the Parenting Plan and time-sharing schedule for his 5 and 9-year-old children. The mother of the children repeatedly went to their school drugged and drunk to pick up the children. The school staff alerted the Department of Children and Families (DCF)…
Chris is a 64-year-old Marine Corps Veteran. In October 2019, he went to the ER and was diagnosed with cancer. He had to stop working and had no health insurance. He obtained early Social Security retirement but the amount was not enough for him to pay his bills…
Peter is an 80-year-old Florida native and United States Marine Corps veteran. He enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17 and never looked back. Tragically, the military discovered that Peter was engaged in a same sex relationship and sought to court martial him for “having engaged in homosexual acts.”
Read more stories on our Blog about our clients and staff which show the types of cases we help with and how your donation enables us to positively impact our community.