Listed on the following pages are agencies that may be able to provide free or low-cost services and individual(s) who have represented that they offer free or low cost legal services. Please note that the services may include some, but not all, of the following: consultation, technical assistance, referral, advocacy, or legal representation.

The BSEA makes no other representations, recommendations or endorsements with respect to the agencies/individuals appearing on this list.

Statewide Access

Children's Law Center of Massachusetts
298 Union Street, 2nd Floor
Lynn, MA 01903
(781) 581-1977
(781) 598-9364 FAX

Disability Law Center
Boston Area Office
11 Beacon Street, Suite 925
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 723-8455 / 800-872-9992 Voice
(617) 227-9464 / 800-381-0577 TTY
Fax : 617-723-9125

Disability Law Center
Western Mass.
32 Industrial Drive East
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-6337 or 1-800-222-5619 Voice
(413) 586-6919 TTY
Fax: 413-584-2976

Federation for Children with Special Needs
1135 Tremont Street, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02120
(617) 236-7210 or 1-800-331-0688
Fax: 617-572-2094
Provide information, in-depth technical assistance, and referrals to advocates and attorneys.

Massachusetts Advocates for Children
25 Kingston Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 357-8431
(617) 357-8438 FAX

Special Needs Advocacy Network (SPAN)
P.O. Box 269
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 655-7999
Provides a listing of special education advocates. Fees vary. Call for listing.

Greater Boston

Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau
24 Crescent Street, Suite 202
Waltham, MA 02453
(781) 893-4793
Fax: 781-893-4799
TTY: 781-736-9006

Brian McLaughlin, Esq.
75 Arlington Street
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 857-241-3689
ax: 857-241-3601

Greater Boston ARC
221 North Beacon Street
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 783-3900
Fax: 617-783-9190
Provides information and referral. Case advocacy service information. Provided for the following cities: Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Newton, Revere, Somerville, Watertown and Winthrop.

Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services
60 Gore Street, Suite 203
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 603-2700
Fax: 617-494-8222
TDD: 617-494-1757

North Shore ARC
64 Holton Street
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 762-4878
Fax: 978-777-6149

Special Needs Parent Advisory Council
515 Hyde Park Avenue
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 635-7810 or (617) 635-6858
Serving Boston residents only.

Volunteer Lawyers Project
99 Chauncy Street, 4th Floor
Boston MA, 02111
(617) 423-0648 Voice
(617) 338-6790 TDD
Fax : 617-423-0061

Working with indigent and low-income parents from Waltham, Watertown, and Newton.
Greater Boston Legal Services
197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 371-1234 / 800-323-3205
Fax: 617-371-1222
TDD: 617-371-1228

Central Massachusetts

Legal Assistance Corporation
405 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 752-3718
Fax: 508: 752-5918
Strict income limits and service fee.

MetroWest Legal Services
63 Fountain Street, Suite 304
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 620-1830
Fax: 508-620-2323
http://www.mwlegal.org/
Provides legal services in special education matters in the following towns: Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Bellingham, Carlisle, Concord, Dedham, Dover, Foxboro, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton, Lexington, Lincoln, Marlboro, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Needham, Norfolk, Norwood, Plainville, Sharon, Sherborn, Stow, Sudbury, Walpole, Wayland, Wellesley, Weston, Westwood and Wrentham. Strict financial guidelines govern services to those living within the area of operation.

Greater Springfield Area

Disability Law Center
Western Mass. Office
32 Industrial Drive East
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-6337 or 1-800-222-5619 Voice
TTY: (413) 582-6919
Fax: 413-584-2976

Federation for Children with Special Needs
Western Office
413-323-0681
Provides information, in-depth technical assistance, and referrals to advocates and attorneys.

Southeastern Massachusetts

ARC of Cape Cod
P.O. Box 428
171 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 790-3667
Fax: 508-775-5233

Brockton Area ARC
1250 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 583-8030
Fax: 508-583-1739
Provides referral services only.

Brian McLaughlin, Esq.
75 Arlington Street
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 857-241-3689
ax: 857-241-3601

Greater Plymouth ARC, Inc.
10 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 208
Plymouth, MA 02360
508-732-9292
Fax: 508-732-9229

Northern Bristol County ARC
141 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
(508) 226-1445
Fax: 508-226-1476

South Coastal Counties Legal Services
231 Main Street, Suite 201
Brockton, MA 02301
508-586-2110 / 800-244-8393
FAX: 508-587-3222

South Coastal Counties Legal Services
22 Bedford Street, 1st Floor
Fall River, MA 02720
508-676-6265 / 800-287-3777
Fax: 508-676-5861

South Coastal Counties Legal Services
460 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 775-7020 / 800-742-4107
Fax: 508-790-3955
TTY: 508-775-7020
Provides referral services. Uses income guidelines.

South Coastal Counties Legal Services
21 South Sixth Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-979-7150 / 800-244-9023
Fax: 508-992-2383
TTY: 508-979-7150