Promoting equal justice for all.
Across Delaware, more than 100,000 people are living in poverty and need help with legal issues they can’t resolve on their own.
Civil Legal Aid Helps Everyone
An abused mother needs safety for herself and her children. A family threatened with wrongful eviction or foreclosure faces homelessness. A child with a disability may lose access to health care or food benefits. Assessments conducted in Delaware community health centers show an overwhelming need for civil legal services in the areas of housing, employment, food security, public benefits, children’s safety, education, disability services, and health insurance.
Delawareans live below the federal poverty level.
are available in Delaware to serve those individuals.
of low-income Delawareans experience a civil legal issue each year.
CCJ Supports Delaware’s 3 Nonprofit Legal Services Organizations
The Combined Campaign for Justice (CCJ) raises funds each year to provide operating support for Delaware’s 3 civil legal aid organizations:
For each $1 invested in civil legal aid, $7.23 is returned in economic benefit.