South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc. (SCCLS) is a non-profit charitable corporation, which serves clients in Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket and Plymouth Counties in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attorney and paralegals represent clients with legal problems in our priority areas of special importance to the poor and elderly. SCCLS also provides some group representation, and community education. SCCLS’ services also include the Disability Benefits Project whose primary objective is to assist recipients of the states Emergency Assistance to the Elderly, Disabled and Children program in qualifying for Supplemental Security Income benefits, thus improving clients financial stability and access to health care; the Housing Unit which represents clients facing homelessness, lock-outs or utility terminations, evictions, discrimination, termination from subsidized housing programs and a special initiative of SCCLS is to help low-income people who are facing foreclosure on their homes. The Homeless Legal Services Project assists homeless individuals overcome legal barriers to housing.