Legal Services at the MSC

By DHSP Multi-Service Center (MSC)

We (CASLS) provide free legal advice for low income families and individuals in Cambridge, by MSC case manager referral, with shelter, affordable housing, and public benefits issues.

Cambridge Department of Human Service Programs
This is an ongoing program.

Please attend MSC walk-in hours to request a referral to meet with a CASLS attorney, as these sessions are by appointment only.


MSC Walk-in Hours to request CASLS appointment:

Mondays from 9am-7:30pm

Tuesdays from 9am-4:30pm

Wednesdays from 9am-4:30pm

Thursdays from 9am-4:30pm

Fridays from 9am-11:30am


No in office appointments, all appointments are scheduled virtually.

Referrals still required by a case manager.

Ages 18 to Senior Adult.

Cambridge residents only


MSC Front Desk

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Clients must be referred by the MSC case manager. Appointments are scheduled on a bi-weekly basis. Please contact the MSC for more information.



  • In-person only.

Multi-Service Center

362 Green Street
1st floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States


Translation services available - Contact the organization for more details. Wheelchair accessible

Additional information

CASLS, a regional office of Greater Boston Legal Services, helps clients seeking to resolve issues with affordable housing, emergency assistance (family shelter), and federal and state public benefits. In order to secure a Wednesday morning appointment with a CASLS attorney at the MSC, attend MSC walk-in hours and speak with an MSC case manager about your situation.