CHANGING LIVES THROUGH JUSTICE
GLS will be temporarily suspending in-person services, beginning Tuesday, March 17th. To schedule a phone appointment, please call 727-821-0726 and select the appropriate extension below:
Family Law (must have an element of domestic violence): 244
Financial Stability (consumer issues, birth certificates, etc.): 247
Life-Planning (living wills, healthcare surrogate, etc.): 232
Human Trafficking: 229
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic: 252
New Clients: please complete an online application. We will contact you to schedule a phone appointment.
Existing Clients: please contact your paralegal or attorney.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across Florida, GLS wants to make sure our clients and community members are taking all precautions. For the most up-to-date information about the spread of the virus and precautionary measures, please check the Florida Department of Health website. Be on the lookout for scams. Check out our COVID-19 update for more information.
For answers to commonly asked civil legal questions (regarding employment, housing, etc.), check the GLS blog.
Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (GLS) is dedicated to serving vulnerable individuals… those living in poverty, low-wage workers, persons with disabilities, veterans, the homeless, the LGBTQ community, victims of domestic violence or human trafficking, and the elderly. GLS offers high quality, comprehensive civil legal services, which are provided by Florida Bar licensed attorneys.
How We Treat Our Clients
Gulfcoast Legal Services treats all of our clients with respect and dignity. Our staff is sensitive to our clients’ individual circumstances and needs.
GLS is an equal opportunity provider and employer. No applicant for services shall be denied services because of such individual’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disabling conditions, political party affiliation, or because of any other consideration prohibited by law.
How We Help
Housing Advocacy: Predatory Lending, Housing Discrimination, Eviction, etc...
Family Advocacy: Child Support, Divorce, Injunctions for Protection again Domestic, Dating, or Sexual Abuse and Stalking...
Financial Stability Advocacy: Birth Certificates, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Living Wills/Power of Attorney, etc...
Immigration Advocacy: Human Trafficking, Citizenship, Unaccompanied Minors, Domestic Violence and VAWA Self-Petitions...