Ocean County Government
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Legal Services
Title Community Health Law Project
Address 44 Washington Street
(contd) 2nd Floor
Town Toms River
Phone (732) 349-6714
Website www.chlp.org
Info No cost legal assistance to Ocean County residents, age 60 plus. Frail, vulnerable, disabled and low income populations receive priority consideration for services. Possible services include 1. information and referral, 2. legal counsel and advice; 3. brief service and 4. legal representation, depending upon facts of case and availability of staff resources. Types of matters addressed include, but are not limited to: housing issues (including landlord tenant); public entitlement issues, (including Social Security and SSI), Medicaid & Medicare and other health insurance benefit issues; wills, power of attorney and advance directives; consumer law issues.

CHLP also provides free legal and advocacy services on civil matters to persons under age 60, but eligibility for services is limited to low income persons with a physical or mental disability.