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Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Indianapolis, Indiana
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"To promote justice through legal representation and education for our low income neighbors, as a way of demonstrating Christ's love."
The Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic (NCLC) is a faith based non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation offering pro bono legal representation and preventive law education to low income families. We accept clients whose income is at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. NCLC has been designated by the IRS as a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and is a HUD designated Housing Counseling Agency. Legal Representation: We provide bi-lingual legal representation in the following civil areas: Immigration, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage Foreclosure Issues, Custody/Visitation, Child Support, Bankruptcy, Wills and Estates, Social Security Appeals, and Tax Controversies. Preventive Law Education: NCLC partners with a variety of churches, shelters, and non-profit social service agencies to present educational workshops in English and Spanish designed to empower individuals to improve their lives. A majority of workshop participants are either homeless or new immigrants. Topics include: Immigration Issues, Budgeting/Credit Repair, Landlord/Tenant Issues, Fair Housing, Predatory Lending, Tax Issues, Traffic Law, Health Relationships, Social Security, and Family Law Issues.
Organizational Statement of Faith
I ____________________ profess a saving faith in Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. Further, I understand NCLC is a faith based ministry and agree to support the NCLC mission if hired, ?To promote justice through legal representation and education for our low income neighbors as a way of demonstrating Christ?s love.?
Christian Legal Society, Christian Community Development Association (CCDA)
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