L. David Shear Children’s Law Center

Attorneys, social workers, and support staff at the L. David Shear Children’s Law Center of Bay Area Legal Services represent child victims of abuse and neglect ages 0 to 5, including older siblings; and children with special needs of all ages in the Hillsborough County dependency system. Learn more about the L. David Shear Children’s Law Center.

For referrals, you may call our office at 813.227.9050 ext. 107 or ext. 110, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30p.m.

Address

1000 N Ashley Drive 
Suite 518 
Tampa, FL 33602
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NOTE: No walk-ins. The Children's Law Center attorneys and social workers meet with their child clients in the community and generally not in the office.

Phone

Phone: 813.227.9050 
Fax: 813.252.3269 

Parking

Parking is limited. Call the office for more information.

Hours

Monday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

What to Bring

Any documents that relate to your problem.

Accessibility

Call the office for specific accommodations or assistance.

Client Complaints and Grievance Policy

If you have been denied services, have a complaint about the firm or your assigned attorney, follow the instructions in our Client Rights policy to have your concerns heard.

If You Live in Another State

The laws are different from state to state. Search for a legal aid organization where your legal problem is based or use one of these tools:

Still have questions?

If you live or have a case in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota counties, we may be able to help.

How do I apply? Am I eligible?

Call (800) 625-2257

to apply for service.

Or complete our online application

and we will call you back.