Free Legal Resources

Free Legal Resources

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Have you presented a letter from a doctor documenting a need for an emotional support animal, and still have been denied the right to have an emotional support animal? If so, contact a HUD FHAP (Fair Housing Assistance Partner) agency. If you live in Florida contact:

Broward County Civil Rights Division
115 S. Andrews Avenue, A680
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1802

Miami-Dade County, Commission on Human Rights
Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street 22nd Floor
Miami, Florida  33128

Palm Beach County Office of Equal Opportunity
215 N. Olive Avenue, Suite 130
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Telephone: (561) 355-4883
Fax: (561) 355-4932

Fair housing law is the law of the land and applies anywhere in the US. Click the link to find Fair Housing assistance in other areas.

Other Sources of Free Legal Assistance:
Housing Discrimination Help Lines:
Miami-Dade 305.651.HOPE (4673),
Broward 954.567.0545

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida
491 North State Road 7 (441)
Plantation, Florida 33317
(954) 736-2400
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Florida State Courts Self Help

The Dade County Bar Association launched LegalLine, a once-a-month toll-free phone line for South Floridians (866-596-0399).
It is staffed by lawyers from 6 to 9 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month and designed to answer basic legal questions — free of charge — covering a broad legal spectrum.

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County

Florida Law Help<

outside Florida:

Law Help

Legal Service Corporation

Center for Independent Living of Broward
4800 N. State Road 7, Suite 102, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
954-722-6400 | TTY : 954-735-0963 | FAX : 954-735-1958
Toll Free : 888-722-6400

Center for Independent Living Options (CILO)
6800 Forest Hill Boulevard
(Approximately 5.2 miles West of I-95)
West Palm Beach
(561) 966-4288

Center for Independent Living of South Florida
6660 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL   33138
(800) 854-7551
Voice/TDD  (305) 751-8025

Disability Rights of Florida
(800) 342-0823

Florida Commission on Human Relations
2009 Apalachee Parkway
Suite 200, Oakland Building
Tallahassee, FL 32301-4857
850-488-7082 Ext. 1069

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