St. Cloud Office-Central Minnesota Legal Services LSC Funded

Who We Are

CMLS provides civil legal assistance to eligible clients within a twenty-county service area. Offices are located in Downtown Minneapolis, St. Cloud and Willmar.  Clients receive legal services at no cost, unless there are court fees that cannot be waived.  Assistance is provided in areas of family law, housing, government benefits and consumer law and employment law.

General Contact Information

St. Cloud Office-Central Minnesota Legal Services
110 - 6th Avenue South (map)
Suite 205
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
(800) 622-7773

Choose a legal issue to learn more about the services provided:

Abuse, Violence & Crime Victims > Child Abuse and Protection (CHIPS)

Abuse, Violence & Crime Victims > Domestic Violence / Spousal Abuse

Abuse, Violence & Crime Victims > Elder Abuse

Consumer and Debt > Bankruptcy

Consumer and Debt > Cars and Car Problems

Consumer and Debt > Contract and Warranty Problems

Consumer and Debt > Credit and Credit Reports

Consumer and Debt > Debt Collection and Garnishment

Consumer and Debt > Identity Theft / Privacy

Consumer and Debt > Insurance

Consumer and Debt > Other Consumer Issues

Consumer and Debt > Payday Loans, Tax Refunds and Predatory Lending

Consumer and Debt > Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court

Consumer and Debt > Scams, Fraud and Unfair Sales Practices

Criminal Expungement > Criminal Expungement

Disability > Medical Assistance and Medicare for the Disabled

Disability > Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Discrimination > Housing Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Discrimination > Job Discrimination

Discrimination > Other Discrimination Problems

Family > Adoption

Family > Child Abuse and Protection (CHIPS)

Family > Child Support

Family > Custody and Parenting Time

Family > Divorce (Dissolution)

Family > Domestic Violence / Spousal Abuse

Family > Paternity

Family > Relative and Third Party Custody and Parenting Time

Health Care > Government Health Care Programs

Health Care > Health Care Appeals and Complaints

Housing > Applying for Housing

Housing > Bed Bugs

Housing > Buying and Owning a Home

Housing > Disabilities, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Housing > Disasters and Housing

Housing > Domestic Violence, VAWA and Housing

Housing > Evictions

Housing > Expungement of Eviction Records

Housing > Foreclosure for Homeowners

Housing > Foreclosure for Tenants

Housing > Getting Property Back After You Move Out

Housing > Guest and Roommate Issues

Housing > Lead Paint

Housing > Mobile Home Laws

Housing > Other Housing Issues

Housing > Pets

Housing > Privacy

Housing > Public Housing, Section 8 and Other Housing Programs

Housing > Renter's Refund (CRP)

Housing > Repairs, Condemnations and Lock-outs

Housing > Secondhand Smoke

Housing > Security Deposit

Housing > Utilities

Immigration / Immigrants > Crime Victims and Immigration Law (U Visas and T Visas)

Immigration / Immigrants > Public Benefits and Health Care

Immigration / Immigrants > Right to an Interpreter and Translation

Internet Fraud > Identity Theft / Privacy

Native Americans > Health Care

Native Americans > Hunting and Fishing Rights

Native Americans > Indian Child Welfare Act

Native Americans > Probate, Wills and Trust Land

Native Americans > Tribal Sovereignty and Public Law 280

Public Benefits > Am I eligible for Public Benefits?

Public Benefits > Cash Assistance Programs (GA, MFIP, EA)

Public Benefits > Child Care

Public Benefits > Food Assistance

Public Benefits > Fraud Hearings

Public Benefits > Government Health Care Programs

Public Benefits > Other Public Benefits Issues

Public Benefits > Public Benefits for Immigrants

Public Benefits > Social Security and Other Disability Benefits (SSI, MSA)

Public Benefits > Unemployment Benefits

Public Benefits > Utility and Bill Assistance

Seniors > Elder Abuse

Seniors > Government Health Care Programs

The Legal System > Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court

Work > Criminal Expungement

Work > Harassment

Work > Job Discrimination

Work > Unemployment Benefits

Work > Workers' Compensation

Youth Law and Education > Bullying and Harassment

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