Gulfcoast Legal Services (GLS) is a non-profit corporation providing free legal assistance to income eligible residents of the greater Tampa Bay area. We have offices in Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota counties. We also provide immigration services to residents of Hillsborough and Pasco counties as well as in the other three counties where we have offices. GLS has been in existence since 1978. We have 18 attorneys and 4 paralegals working in five offices.
We provide legal help with housing and mortgage foreclosure problems, family or domestic violence issues, immigration matters, SSI/disability and consumer matters. Gulfcoast Legal Services also has special a project to help seniors in Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Services At This Location: Elder Law/Senior Services, Foreclosure Issues, Predatory Lending, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Consumer Matters for Seniors, Immigration, SSI, Public Benefits, Unemployment and Homelessness.
GLS CHILD helping immigrant children is located here. The GLS Taxpayer assistance project is also located in the St. Petersburg office.
Mission Statement: Gulfcoast Legal Services is a regional non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, personal legal advocacy, counseling and education for vulnerable individuals and families.