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De Novo Center for Justice and Healing (formerly Community Legal Services and Counseling Center)

De Novo

De Novo provides free civil legal assistance and affordable psychological counseling to low income people.

Hours of operation
Monday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm


De Novo Office Phone
General Inquiries
Dr. Paul Goldmuntz, PsyD
Clinical Director - Counseling Referrals (English)
(617) 405-5463
Lauren Shebairo, LICSW
Associate Clinical Director - Center for Global Human Rights and Resilience Evaluation Project Referrals
(617) 405-5467
Susan Corcoran
Volunteer Inquiries
(617) 405-5468

Additional information

De Novo offers legal assistance in the areas of family law and domestic violence, housing and homelessness prevention, disability benefits, and immigrant and refugee rights. Our counseling program assists adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, social isolation, relationship difficulties, family troubles, work problems, trauma associated with violence, or other concerns. Our holistic model of care means clients not only receive effective legal assistance, but also are able to navigate the enormous struggles they face. 


47 Thorndike Street
Suite SB-LL-1
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

East Cambridge