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.
The Combined Campaign for Justice (CCJ) raises funds each year to provide operating support for Delaware’s 3 civil legal aid organizations:
In 2021, CCJ raised $1,540,000 to help these organizations serve…
“The Combined Campaign for Justice is one of the most vital and impactful fundraising endeavors that we have in Delaware. It truly changes lives. CCJ supports Delaware’s legal aid agencies to ensure that every voice has a chance to be heard, not just those that can afford to hire an attorney.”― Yvonne Saville, Esq. | Weiss, Saville, and Houser, P.A.
Civil Legal Aid Helps Everyone
Not only does civil legal aid inject dollars directly into the Delaware economy — for every dollar invested in civil legal aid, a dollar in federal money is brought into Delaware — it also saves money for the government, businesses, and other nonprofits.
estimated return from an original $18.1 million in funding.
economic benefit for every $1 invested in civil legal aid.
positive social return on investments in civil legal aid in Delaware alone!
Support Our Mission
Every $1 invested in civil legal aid in Delaware returns $7.23 in economic and social benefits to Delaware and its communities. Be part of the solution.