Legal Aid

Did You Know?

  •  The City of Southfield is Michigan’s undisputed business center – with more office space than the central business districts of Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, Indianapolis or Kansas City.
  • Southfield is an international city bustling with people from a rich array of cultural, racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds, including large Armenian, African-American, Jewish, Chaldean and Russian populations.
FREE Legal Clinic provided by Lakeshore Legal Aid - available to low-income and senior Oakland, Macomb or Wayne County residents - **Clinic begins at 9:00 a.m. All clients must be signed in by 10:00 a.m.** Call for dates.

Pro bono legal consultations provided in partnership with Lakeshore Legal Aid, on various issues including landlord/tenant disputes, divorce, wills, expungement, traffic violations, family and domestic concerns.

Free homebuyer, financial literacy, youth symposium, career/job fair, success circle and education programs with community agencies including Community Housing Network, Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency and My Brother's Keeper.

Monthly informational and benefit counseling and special funding programs for area veterans in conjunction with the Southfield Veterans' Commission and TTI.

Minor vehicle repair and employment solutions through a partnership with Tone Up for Tune Ups.

On-site mobile caseworker services that assist residents in enrolling for State of Michigan benefits.

Information sharing and community advocacy as the principal liaison connection between Commission on Senior Adults (COSA) and the Southfield City Council.

For more information, contact Rhonda Terry, Outreach Caseworker II, at (248) 796-4542.