Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) provides free legal advice and representation in certain civil cases to approximately 10,000 low income persons and senior citizens (regardless of income) each year.
We provide general civil legal services to low-income and senior citizens of Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Shiawassee, and Washtenaw Counties. We also provide legal services to senior citizens of St. Joseph County.
We also operate two statewide programs - Farmworker Legal Services (FLS), which provides services to migrant and seasonal farm workers and the Michigan Poverty Law Program (MPLP), which provides case consultation, training, technology and other support to local legal services programs throughout the state.
LSSCM is committed to treating all applicants with respect. LSSCM policies prohibit discrimination in any aspect of the program or its services.
LSSCM is staffed by attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, law students and community volunteers.