Center for Disability and Elder Law
The Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL) coordinates the provision of quality legal services, pro bono, to low-income seniors and/or persons with disabilities in Cook County. CDEL focuses its legal services on systemic issues which have a disparate impact on our clientele, specifically issues related to financial stability, housing, end of life planning, and financial exploitation and abuse. In addition to offering services from CDEL's main office located in downtown Chicago, CDEL also offers its services at Senior Legal Assistance Clinics Iocated throughout suburban Cook County and the Chicago city limits. To be eligible for services from CDEL, you must live in Cook County, have a household income at or below one hundred fifty percent (150%) of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, and be sixty 60+ years old or live with a permanent disability.