Attorneys at St. Francis’ Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry work in courtrooms in the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, and nine surrounding Missouri counties.
Through its Family Law initiative, CLAM protects women and children who are victims of abuse, freeing them from the lethal cycle of domestic violence. CLAM also acts as guardian ad litem for children to ensure their interests are represented in legal actions.
The Immigration Law Project guides immigrants in applying for citizenship, keeps families intact by averting deportation, and establishes guardianships for children who arrive in the United States without their parents.
The Veterans Advocacy Project offers legal aid and support for military veterans who are experiencing stress, health issues, family problems and homelessness. CLAM removes barriers that block some veterans from receiving benefits or finding a job.
The Equal Housing Assistance Project offers help to those who are in jeopardy of losing their housing or are currently living in untenable circumstances.
Service Sign Up Info
CLAM cannot accept walk-ins. To request help, call 314-977-3993 on Tuesdays. Given the volume of calls received, it may take several weeks before you can speak with an attorney. You also can e-mail us: