Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.

What Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) does:

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is a nonprofit law firm working to remove barriers to justice by empowering vulnerable communities through legal advocacy. As the primary provider of free legal aid for low to moderate income residents in Central Florida, CLSMF helps people obtain the basic necessities of life: food, shelter, health care, safety, and education


Types of issues or cases handled:

  • Consumer
  • Children and Education
  • Domestic Violence
  • Elder Advocacy
  • Family Law
  • Housing
  • Public Benefits
  • Veterans

Areas served:

  • Brevard
  • Citrus
  • Flagler
  • Hernando
  • Lake
  • Marion
  • Orange
  • Osceola
  • Putnam
  • Seminole
  • Sumter
  • Volusia 

Income & other eligibility:

To get help, the problem must have happened in one of the counties CLSMF serves and you must be eligible for services by meeting guidelines based primarily on income, assets, and household size.  In some counties and in some cases, the income of domestic violence and elderly clients doesn't matter.  There are also different guidelines for residents of certain counties who need help with mortgage foreclosure.


How to get help:


Office addresses:

Daytona Beach Office (serving Volusia and Brevard Counties)

Address:  444 Seabreeze Blvd., Suite 150, Daytona Beach, FL, 32118

Telephone: (386) 255-6573

Fax: (386) 257-6824

 

                                   

Inverness Office (serving Citrus, Hernando & Sumter Counties)

Address:  106 N. Osceola Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450

Telephone: (352) 726-8512

Fax: (352) 726-0177

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.

     

                  

Kissimmee Office (serving Osceola County)

Address: 800 North Main Street, Kissimmee, FL 34744

Telephone: (407) 847-0053

Fax: (407) 847-4866

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. and reopens 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Office will be open from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for appointments only

                       

 

Ocala Office (serving Marion County)

Address:  1610 SE 36th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471

Telephone: (352) 629-0105

Fax: (352) 629-8877

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.

 

                       

Orlando Office (serving Orange County)

Address:  122 East Colonial Drive #200, Orlando, FL 32801

Telephone: (407) 841-7777

Fax: (407) 246-1661

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.

                       

 

Palatka Office (serving Putnam and Flagler Counties)

Address:  216 S. 6th Street, Palatka, FL 32177

Telephone: (386) 328-8361

Fax: (386) 328-4902

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. and reopens 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Office will be open from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for appointments only

         

              

Sanford Office (serving Seminole County)

Address:  315 Magnolia Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771-1915

Telephone: (407) 322-8983

Fax: (407) 324-3868

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. and reopens 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Office will be open from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for appointments only

 

                       

Spring Hill Office (serving Hernando County)                      

Address:  12595 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, FL 34609

Office Hours:  By appointment only

 

 

Tavares Office (serving Lake County)

Address:  226 West Main Street, Tavares, FL 32778

Telephone: (352) 343-0815

Fax:  (352) 343-8835

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The office will be open from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for appointments only


Updated: October 15, 2018.

Topics: School, Education Problems, School Discipline, Suspensions, Expulsions, Special Education, Seniors, Money & Debt, Bankruptcy, Veterans, Family Law, Domestic Violence, Housing, Benefits