Children's Law Center of Minnesota
450 Syndicate St N, Ste 315, St. Paul, MN, 55104-4160
Distance: 1035 Miles
Legal aid program that offers legal counseling and/or representation for low-income individuals, typically in the areas of disability law, elder law and family law
Free or low cost legal services help people who are unable to afford a lawyer get access to the court system.
Children's Law Center (CLC) helps children and youth in foster care by providing them with a lawyer (attorney) and a social worker to provide advocacy in court and legal proceedings.
They help the children to:
* Understand what is going on with their foster care and court
* Know their options
* Have a voice in decisions about their lives - like school, where to live and getting basic needs met
CLC can represent children in foster care ages 10- 21 with many issues including:
* Court reviews
* Appropriate placement (a place to live that fits the child's needs)
* Permanency planning - help to make sure that family arrangements are permanent
* Transition to adulthood
* Sibling contact - arranging visits with brothers or sisters
* Advocate for access to help to meet the child's needs with:
- Health care
- Financial benefits
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
Any child in Minnesota's foster care system who is 10 - 21 years of age
This agency is appointed by the court to provide legal representation, or represents foster children who request help.
Services for foster children and "legal orphans" are provided free of charge.
8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
|General Information||(651) 644-4438|
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FP-4500Legal Representation Definition
Programs that are staffed by lawyers who appear on behalf of their clients in criminal, civil and/or administrative actions and proceedings in addition to offering legal advice and guidance.
FT-3200General Legal Aid Definition
Programs that provide legal counseling and/or representation for low-income individuals who need assistance in routine legal matters, usually in the area of bankruptcy, housing, public benefits, family law, elder law or immigration/naturalization.
TD-1600.3100-140Children's Rights Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws that protect children from arbitrary treatment, abuse, neglect, exploitation and other forms of maltreatment; and which promote social measures that are designed to enhance the well-being of children.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Individuals who are younger than age 18.
YK-8000.2000Foster Children Definition
Children and youth who have alternative living arrangements in agency-supervised private family homes due to their own social, physical or emotional problems or those of another family member.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.
YZ-0200Adoption/Foster Care Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of adoption and/or foster care as well as foster care transition.