Legal Assistance

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)-719-447-9898   
Main CASA Office 418 South Weber Street Colorado Springs, 80903  
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of the Pikes Peak Region is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization serving El Paso County and Teller County that trains and supervises volunteers to represent the best interests of our most vulnerable citizens – victims of child abuse, neglect, and severe domestic conflict. Judges appoint CASA volunteers to be a voice for these children in court and the community. The desired result is that children are placed into safe, loving homes where they can thrive.  

Colorado Checkerboard 
“The CHECKERBOARD is a single point-of-entry website providing free, 24/7 “one-click” public access for all forms, statutes, rules, instructions, flowcharts, and videos for each of over 40 different types of Colorado civil cases. ”  

Colorado Court App   
The new Colorado Court App provides easy connections to a wide variety of free self-help resources, including the Court’s website, Colorado Legal Services, Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Self-Help Center, and the CHECKERBOARD website. All free and available now for your smartphone in Android version from the Google Play Store.    

Colorado Legal Services-719-471-0380  

Helping low-income Coloradans find solutions to civil legal problems.   

  • Colorado Legal Services Divorce Clinic-719-471-0380    
  • Colorado Legal Services Guardianship & Conservatorship Clinic-719-473-6212   
  • Colorado Legal Services Post Decree Pro Se-719-473-6212   

Court Care for the Pikes Peak Region-719-452-5499  
Court Care is a not-for-profit organization that provides child care for children whose parents or guardians have court-related business. Court Care serves the Fourth Judicial District and Colorado Springs Municipal Court and is managed and operated by the Child Nursery Centers.   

Divorce Clinic-El Paso Courthouse, Jury Ass Rm #W113    

Forge (formerly Colorado Springs Teen Court)-719-475-7815  
Municipal Courthouse 224 E. Kiowa St., Rm 230 Colorado Springs, CO 80903  
Forge is a unique justice program for first-time offenders of misdemeanor crimes. It is designed to give youth between 11 and 18 who have broken the law and admitted their guilt a second chance. Those accepted into the program must go “to a sentencing trial” in a real courtroom with teens serving as prosecuting and defense attorneys. An adult judge presides, and a teen jury determines the sentence, including mandatory community service and jury duty in future teen courts. Upon successful completion of the program, charges against the defendant are dismissed.   

The Justice Center – Free Legal Clinics  
Free call-in legal clinics every Wednesday from 7 pm – 9 pm Call-719-473-6212. The Justice Center also offers free and low-cost legal representation for qualified applicants.  

Mercy’s Gate-(719) 277-7470 

Pro Bono Legal Services 

Pro Se Veterans Issues Clinic-(719) 473-6212 

Self Help Center @ El Paso Courthouse-(719) 448-7710   

Self Help/ Forms Online-

Resources for Justice Involved Citizens

Get Support in In-Person Right Here at SRC! Fresh Out the Gates is a support group that meets every Friday at 10:00 at 985 W. Fillmore Street. Join a community of people who share similar circumstances and challenges in a positive, empowering atmosphere. 


Fresh Out the Gates Support Meetings 
Fridays at 10:00 am at 985 W. Fillmore Street. (SRC Headquarters)  
We share stories, coping tools, and other prosocial activities that support community connections, overall health and wellness, and long-term recovery. Working together, we can better understand why we keep making the same mistakes that result in incarceration and hopelessness. Call Dominique K. (719-465-2295)  for additional information 


Christ-life Ministries   
1602 S. Wahsatch Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80909   
Dedicated to providing criminal-justice-involved individuals and their families with tools to navigate through life, including life skill development, counseling, housing, SUD support   
Contact: Linda Perkins,-719-219-6835,   


Colorado Springs Works   
3750 Astrozon Blvd. Unit #120, Colorado Springs, CO, 80910   
Aid low-income individuals to enter the labor force, attain economic security by generating immediate income while improving work readiness, create a positive work history, and encourage long-term career preparation and attainment   
Contact: Jamil Cooks,   


El Paso County Department of Human Services, Employment Assistance-719-636-0000   
1675 W. Garden of the Gods Rd. Colorado Springs, CO 80907   


The GO Guide  
This 260-page book provides extensive information to help people prepare for release and successfully reintegrate into their families and communities. This publication is helpful for people involved in the criminal justice system, their families, community service providers, and criminal justice professionals.  


Office of the Colorado State Public Defenders  
Colorado Springs Office719- 475-1235 (Colorado Springs) 
The mission of the Office of the State Public Defender is to defend and protect the rights, liberties, and dignity of those accused of crimes who cannot afford to retain counsel. We do so by providing constitutionally and statutorily mandated effective, zealous, inspired, and compassionate representation. 


Supporting Courts by Creating Opportunities for Recovery (SCCOR)- 719-357-5306 

SCCOR is a nonprofit organization working to empower participants and alumni of the 4th Judicial Problem Solving Courts, Speciality Courts, and Justice-Involved Individuals to thrive in life by connecting them to resources and services such as food, clothing, transportation, and housing assistance. 


WAGEES Colorado (Work and Gain Education & Employment Skills Program)
Community Partners offer a wide range of services. The services offered under WAGEES are free of charge for most services, but there is often a progressive cost share for services such as housing. Some Community Partners have their own housing available to people who need such assistance and are willing to follow the rules and guidelines established by the Community Partner for safe and successful reentry. Housing resources are always in strong demand, which creates limitations in the duration and amount of support provided. Talk with your Community Partner for the most current information and availability.


Employers For Justice Involved Citizens

For a list of Local Businesses and Nation-wide organizations that employ Justice-Involved Citizens, use the options listed below to access a variety of sources

AA “Accurate & Affordable” Striping, Inc-(719) 231-9258 

Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC 

Housing For Justice Involved Citizens

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