Center for Arkansas Legal Services

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services (CALS) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to low-income individuals residing in the state of Arkansas in civil (non-criminal) cases. CALS is headquartered in Little Rock and serves 44 counties of the 75 counties in Arkansas. 


In order to qualify for free legal assistance from a program funded by LSC, you must not have income and assets over a certain level. Our income eligibility guidelines are based on the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. View our income guidelines here.


Due to limited resources, we can only accept cases that fall within our established priorities. Examples of these case type priorities include: Guardianships; Powers of Attorney; Wills; Orders of Protection; Domestic Abuse; Landlord/Tenant disputes; Contract disputes; Debt relief; Consumer matters; Disability rights; Employment rights; Problems with public benefits, including Medicaid, Food Stamps, TEA, Medicare, SSI, child care, and subsidized housing; End of life instructions; Garnishments and Evictions.


Center for Arkansas Legal Services (Main Office)

1300 West 6th Street

Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 376-3423