MetroWest Legal Services provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and victims of crime who would be denied justice without our help. Our main areas of practice include: family law, housing, homelessness advocacy, government benefits (including social security), education, elder law and immigration. MetroWest Legal Services is dedicated to helping clients navigate the legal system to obtain justice in the areas of consumer law, education, seniors` rights, family law, foreclosure, benefits, housing and immigration. The mission of MetroWest Legal Services is to protect and promote the rights of the poor, the elderly and other disenfranchised persons through advocacy and to help them achieve social, economic and legal justice. MetroWest Legal Services helps clients gain access to basic needs while overcoming institutional barriers to achieve equal equity for all. MetroWest Legal Services is the primary legal representation in Middlesex and Norfolk County. Since its founding in 1976, MetroWest Legal Services has helped tens of thousands of low-income people with their civil law issues. MetroWest Legal Services assists over 2,000 clients each year with the help of our pro bono panel lawyers as well as our in-house lawyers and paralegals. We support clients in the MIddlesex and Norfolk County areas.