Anishinabe Legal Services - Cass Lake Office LSC Funded

Who We Are

Anishinabe Legal Services is a 501 c (3) corporation that was established in 1967. Our primary mission is to provide free civil legal services to the residents on or near Leech Lake, Red Lake, and White Earth reservations. We have three offices which are centrally located in their respective communities. Specifically our services concentrate on preventing domestic violence and keeping families together, however we also target issues that are unique to Native American people including jurisdiction, Trust land heirship, forfeitures, and other Indian Law issues.

General Contact Information

Anishinabe Legal Services - Cass Lake Office
411 1st St., N.W. P.O. Box 157 (map)
Cass Lake, MN 56633
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Am I eligible for Public Benefits?

Applying for Housing

Assistance for Veterans

Assistive Technology


Bed Bugs

Benefits for Dependents and Survivors

Bullying and Harassment

Buying and Owning a Home

Cars and Car Problems

Cash Assistance Programs (GA, MFIP, EA)

Change to Your Benefits and Denials: Your Right to Appeal

Child Abuse and Protection (CHIPS)

Child Abuse and Protection (CHIPS)

Child Abuse and Protection (CHIPS)

Child Care

Child Support

Contract and Warranty Problems

Credit and Credit Reports

Criminal Expungement

Custody and Parenting Time

Debt Collection and Garnishment

DHS Licensing & Disqualifications

Disabilities, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Disability & Employment

Disability and Employment

Disability Rights & Discrimination

Disasters and Housing

Discipline / Suspension / Expulsion

Discrimination in Schools

Divorce (Dissolution)

Domestic Violence / Spousal Abuse

Domestic Violence / Spousal Abuse

Domestic Violence, VAWA and Housing

Education and Training for Veterans

Education of Homeless Youth

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse


English Language Learners (ELL) and Immigrant Students


Expungement of Eviction Records

Family Leave

Financial Aid / Student Loans

Food Assistance

Foreclosure for Homeowners

Foreclosure for Tenants

Fraud Hearings

General Benefit Information

Getting Property Back After You Move Out

Government Health Care Programs

Government Health Care Programs

Guardianship, Conservatorship and Power of Attorney

Guest and Roommate Issues


Harassment and Stalking

Health Care

Home & Community Based Services

Home Loans for Veterans

Housing Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Human Trafficking

Hunting and Fishing Rights

Identity Theft / Privacy

Indian Child Welfare Act


Insurance Options for Veterans

Job Discrimination

Job Discrimination

Job Training & Re-Training Programs

Juvenile Delinquency

Language Access / Limited English (Access to Interpreters)

Lead Paint

Medical Assistance and Medicare for the Disabled

Migrant Workers

Mobile Home Laws

Mortgages and Foreclosures

No Child Left Behind Act

Nursing Homes / Assisted Living / Other Housing

Other Consumer Issues

Other Discrimination Problems

Other Housing Issues

Other Juvenile Issues

Other Public Benefits Issues

Other Work


Payday Loans, Tax Refunds and Predatory Lending




Probate, Wills and Trust Land

Protecting Your Money and Avoiding Scams

Public Benefits for Immigrants

Public Housing, Section 8 and Other Housing Programs

Relative and Third Party Custody and Parenting Time

Renter's Refund (CRP)

Repairs, Condemnations and Lock-outs

Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court

Rights of Veterans and Servicemembers

Scams, Fraud and Unfair Sales Practices

Secondhand Smoke

Security Deposit

Social Security and Other Disability Benefits (SSI, MSA)

Social Security and Other Retirement Benefits

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Special Education

Special Education Rights

Student Abuse / Maltreatment

Student Abuse / Maltreatment

Student Loans

Student Records

Tribal Sovereignty and Public Law 280

Truancy / Compulsory Attendance

Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Benefits


Utility and Bill Assistance

Veterans with Limited Income

Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities

Victims of Sexual Assault and Other Crime

Wage Claims

Wills, Probate and Trusts

Workers' Compensation

Wrongful Termination