De Novo: Center for Justice and Healing

Filed Under: Disability, Families, Domestic Violence, Physical and Mental Health, Legal
47 Thorndike Street
Suite SB-LL-1
Cambridge, ma 02141
Phone: 617-661-1010

De Novo provides free civil legal assistance and affordable psychological counseling to low-income people. Their services combat the effects of poverty and violence by helping clients and their children meet basic human needs for safety, income, health and housing.

De Novo provides high-quality, free civil legal assistance to low-income people living in Greater Boston, and to immigrants and refugees statewide. They offer legal assistance in the areas of housing and homelessness prevention, family law/domestic violence, immigrant and refugee rights, and disability benefits.

De Novo offers free legal services to victims of crime regardless of their income.

Legal Services

They also provide counseling services.

  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Couples counseling
  • Group psychotherapy
Service hours

To request legal assistance, contact their Intake and Referral Line at (617) 661-1010 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

None for legal services. There is a sliding fee scale for counseling.

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated December 1, 2021


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