Call Us at: 954-765-8950 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Call Us at: 954-765-8950 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Senior Law

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Senior Law


The Senior Citizen Law Project at CCLA provides legal advice and representation to Broward County residents who are 60 years of age or older. While there are no specific financial eligibility requirements, the Project targets its services to those with the greatest economic and social need.

For general information or to apply for assistance, please contact The Senior Citizen Law Project at 954-765-8955, 954-736-2450, or 954-736-2496.

Legal Areas


  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Public and Subsidized Housing
  • Eviction Defense

Health and Public Benefits

  • Food Stamps
  • Long-Term Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • HMO
  • Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


  • Home Foreclosure Defense
  • Advice on bankruptcy as option for debt relief or to save home
  • Advice regarding debt collection including medical bills and credit cards
  • Defense of Garnishment of Social Security and Wages
  • Scams and Fraud


  • Assistance with application for U.S. Citizenship to qualify for public benefits

Abuse and Exploitation

  • Exploitation by family member
  • Domestic Violence

Caregivers (18 or older)

  • Primary caregiver for a senior (60 or older) who meets the frailty requirement under DOEA guidelines