Legal Services (Fort Collins) - Colorado Legal Services

Fort Collins - Colorado Legal Services

Partnership Affiliation

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceOffers a range of civil legal services including advice, brief service, do-it-yourself clinics and full representation. Priority cases include:

- Public benefits (unemployment compensation, Medicaid, Food Stamps, TANF, child care assistance, and Social Security disability benefits)
- Housing (evictions, warranty of habitability, public housing and Section 8 issues, and utility shutoffs)
- Family (divorce, custody and paternity cases with domestic violence, child endangerment, disability, or a language barrier)
- Consumer (Chapter 7 bankruptcy, consumer rights, and collections)
- Foreclosure and homeowners rights
- ID vouchers for individuals who had a Colorado ID within the last 10 years
- ID assistance (cases with no supporting documents, names that do not match birth certificates, cases where benefits are denied due to lack of IDs, and cases needing a Driver's License as a form of ID and are not restoring a Driver's License due to violations)
- Senior law (donation based legal services for Larimer County residents age 60+ on legal issues related to Medicaid, public benefits, long term care, powers of attorney, general estate planning, landlord/tenant, and consumer issues)
LocationLarimer County
Geographical AreaLarimer, Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick counties
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or walk-in to schedule an appointment for all services except ID assistance. Walk-ins only for ID assistance. Visit the website for more information.
Intake RequirementsIndividuals are required to provide information about the following:
- Household income
- Assets
- Citizen/non-citizen status

If in need of non-voucher related ID assistance, individuals are required to bring the following documents:
- Birth certificates
- School records
- Social Security cards (if available)
Helpful TipsIf in need of non-voucher related ID assistance, the office will assist in completing applications that will be mailed to the Denver office for completion. This process may take 1 month to 1.5 months complete.

Colorado Legal Services does not assist with any deportation matters.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Interpretation Available
EligibilityMust meet income requirements as well as citizen or non-citizen requirements. More specifically:

- Unable to assist undocumented immigrants, unless they are a victim of human trafficking, domestic violence, or other crimes.
- Able to help individuals with documentation of legal status regardless of situation.

Some offices also assist seniors age 60 and over, regardless of income, in certain civil legal matters.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (970) 493-2891
Physical Site Address 1 211 W Magnolia St
Physical Site City, State, Zip Fort Collins, CO 80521
Main Phone (303) 837-1321
Fax (970) 484-8605
Web Address www.coloradolegalservices.org
 
Additional Information
SourceUWLC
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Colorado Legal Services
Affiliated Program: Fort Collins - Colorado Legal Services
This Service: Legal Services (Fort Collins) - Colorado Legal Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: General Legal Aid (FT-3200)
Identification Application Assistance (FT-3400)