Lawyers Clearinghouse

Filed Under: Legal
7 Winthrop Square
2nd floor
Boston, ma 02110
Phone:: (617) 544-3434 ext. 110
Who to Contact
Legal Clinic Manager

The Lawyers Clearinghouse serves both Massachusetts nonprofits and homeless individuals. They match nonprofits with pro bono lawyers, host legal workshops for nonprofits, and operate a bi-monthly legal clinic for the homeless.

  • Massachusetts Legal Clinic for the Homeless
    • Due to public health and safety concerns surrounding the current coronavirus outbreak, the Legal Clinic is now operating remotely. They still want to serve clients in need of civil legal assistance. Please contact Clinic Manager Sean Thekkeparayil to discuss your civil legal matters: 617-544-3434 ext. 110 or email



Other Locations

Clinics are operated at the following locations:

Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program (BHCHP)
Address: 780 Albany St. Boston, Ma. 02118
Contact: Nicole (857) 654-1081

Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Address: 47 West St. Boston, MA. 02111
Contact: Lindsay (617) 423-9575 ex. 207

Cardinal Medeiros Center
Address: 1960 Washington St. Boston, MA. 02118
Contact: Muriel (617) 619-6962

Metro Housing Boston
Address: 1411 Tremont St. Boston, MA. 02120
Contact: Felisha (617) 425-6650

Pine Street Inn
Address: 444 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA. 02118
Men’s contact: Ken (617) 892-9230
Women’s contact: Julie (617) 892-9318

Southampton Shelter
Address: 112 Southampton St. Boston, MA. 02118
Contact: Pedro (617) 534-6136

St. Francis House
Address: 39 Boylston St. Boston, MA. 02116
Contact: Fabiana (617) 457-1034

Women’s Lunch Place
Address: 67 Newbury St. Boston, MA. 02116
Contact: Minerva (617) 267-8104

Woods Mullen Shelter
Address: 794 Massachusetts Ave. Boston, MA. 02118
Contact: Diniz (617) 534-7157

Requirements & Restrictions

In order to qualify, clients must be homeless, using shelter services, or otherwise income eligible for free legal services.

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 13, 2021


Agency information may have changed due to COVID-19. Please contact individual agencies to double-check their information.