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UPDATED August 4, 2017

Legal Assistance

Pennsylvania

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Included in this list are organizations that provide free or low-cost legal services to victims of abuse and others who qualify.  Even if the organization does not have a lawyer available to represent you in court, you may want to ask if there is a lawyer who you can consult with to get advice.  Please note that we list the organizations by the town/city or county where the office is located – however, many offices may likely serve multiple counties.  We indicate the “counties served” whenever possible.  You can click the blue “View All” button to look through the complete list of organizations.

 

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Adams

MidPenn Legal Services (Gettysburg Office)
128 Breckenridge Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: (800) 326-9177 or Lancaster: (717)299-0971 or York: (717) 848-3605
Phone: (717) 334-7624
Fax: (717) 334-0863
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Gettysburg office location serves Adams County.

Allegheny

Neighborhood Legal Services Association (Pittsburgh Office)
928 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 255-6700
Phone: (866) 761-6572
Fax: (412) 355-0168
Web: http://www.nlsa.us
The Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA) provides civil legal services to low-income individuals and families. NLSA’s services include representation to victims of domestic violence, custody issues, unemployment compensation, supplemental security income (SSI) cases, social security cases, cases where Department of Human Services (DHS) benefits are being terminated. Representation is also available to low-income tenants, income eligible consumers, and to the older adults, aged 60 and above. NLS’ Allegheny location serves Allegheny County.

Armstrong

Laurel Legal Services, Inc. (Kittanning Office)
13633 State Route 422, Suite B
Kittanning, PA 16201
Phone: (724) 548-7674
Phone: (800) 475-1239
Fax: (724) 548-8675
Web: http://www.laurellegalservices.org/
Laurel Legal Services, Inc. provides free or low cost legal services to low-income and elderly individuals. Laurel provides free legal representation to most domestic violence victims, regardless of income. Laurel Legal Services caseload covers housing (securing and preserving safe, decent, affordable housing for low-income people); family issues (domestic violence, child safety, health and independence of low-income children, families, and individuals); economic stability (SSI/SSD unemployment, public benefits, and educational benefits). LLS’ Kittanning office serves Armstrong County.

Beaver

Neighborhood Legal Services Association (Beaver Office)
Stone Point Landing
500 Market Street, Suite 204A
Bridgewater, PA 15009
Phone: (724) 378-0595
Fax: (724) 378-9795
Web: http://www.nlsa.us
Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA) provides civil legal services to low-income individuals and families. NLSA’s services include representation to victims of domestic violence, custody issues, unemployment compensation, supplemental security income (SSI) cases, social security cases, cases where Department of Human Services (DHS) benefits are being terminated. Representation is also available to low-income tenants, income eligible consumers, and to the older adults, aged 60 and above. NLS’ Bridgewater location serves Beaver County.

Bedford

MidPenn Legal Services (Bedford Office)
232 East Pitt Street
Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Phone: (814) 623-6189
Fax: (814) 623-6180
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers: domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Bedford location serves Bedford County.

Berks

MidPenn Legal Services (Reading Office)
501 Washington Street, Suite 401
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Phone: (610) 376-8656
Fax: (610) 376-8650
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers: domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Reading location serves Berks County.

Safe Berks
255 Chestnut Street
Reading, PA 19602
Hotline: (610) 372-9540
Phone: (610) 373-1206 or (610) 373-1206 ext. 107 (Legal Services)
Phone: (610) 373-2053 (Safe House)
Fax: (610) 372-4188 or (610) 373-1799 (Safe House)
Web: http://www.berkswomenincrisis.org
Email: peace@berkswomenincrisis.org
Safe Berks provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include a 24-hour hotline, 30-day emergency safe house, medical advocacy, counseling, residential services, education and community outreach, systems advocacy, and legal services. Safe Berks can provide legal representation for Protection From Abuse (PFA) order, Sexual Violence Protection order, and Protection from Intimidation order hearings. Safe Berks serves Berks County.

Blair

MidPenn Legal Services (Altoona Office)
171 Lakemont Park Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Phone: (814) 943-8139
Fax: (814) 944-2640
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers: domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Altoona location serves Blair County.

Bradford

North Penn Legal Services (Towanda Office)
213 Main Street, Suite 1
Towanda, PA 18848
Phone: (877) 515-7732
Fax: (570) 534-0976
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) provides legal services to low-income families, individuals, and groups including victims of domestic violence, in need of legal assistance and representation. Services include individual representation (ranging from document preparation to litigation), information, referral, and advice through a telephone helpline, community legal education, and support to clients who will be taking responsibility for handling some or all aspects of their own issue. NPLS assists in noncriminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues. The NPLS Towanda Office serves Bradford and Susquehanna Counties.

Bucks

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (Bristol Office)
1290 Veterans Highway
Bristol, PA 19007
Hotline: (877) 429-5994
Phone: (215) 781-1111
Fax: (215) 781-1116
Web: http://www.lasp.org
Email: Managing Attorney, Rodlena Sales: rsales@lasp.org
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) provides legal representation to low-income individuals, victims of domestic abuse, and the elderly. LASP provides free legal services in the areas of: family/custody law, employment law, Protection From Abuse (PFA), public benefits, housing problems, elder law, and consumer and bankruptcy problems. Legal services LASP offers include information and advice, drafting of legal documents, and negotiation and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. LASP serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (Doylestown Office)
50 North Main Street, 2nd floor
Doylestown, PA 18901
Hotline: (877) 429-5994
Phone: (215) 340-1818
Fax: (215) 340-9545
Web: http://www.lasp.org
Email: Managing Attorney, Maryjane Kelley: mkelley@lasp.org
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) provides legal representation to low-income individuals, victims of domestic abuse, and the elderly. LASP provides free legal services in the areas of: family/custody law, employment law, Protection From Abuse (PFA), public benefits, housing problems, elder law, and consumer and bankruptcy problems. Legal services LASP offers include information and advice, drafting of legal documents, and negotiation and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. LASP serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.

Cambria

Laurel Legal Services, Inc. (Johnstown Office)
Franklin Center
225 Franklin Street, Suite 400
Johnstown, PA 15901
Phone: (814) 536-8917
Phone: (888) 244-7252
Fax: (814) 535-3377
Web: http://www.laurellegalservices.org/
Laurel Legal Services, Inc. provides free or low cost legal services to low-income and elderly individuals. Laurel provides free legal representation to most domestic violence victims, regardless of income. Laurel Legal Services caseload covers housing (securing and preserving safe, decent, affordable housing for low-income people); family issues (domestic violence, child safety, health and independence of low-income children, families, and individuals); economic stability (SSI/SSD unemployment, public benefits, and educational benefits). LLS’ Johnstown location serves Westmoreland, Jefferson, and Clarion Counties.

Centre

MidPenn Legal Services (State College Office)
3500 East College Avenue, Suite 1295
State College, PA 16801
Phone: (814) 238-4958
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Fax: (814) 238-9504
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers: domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services State College office location serves Centre, Juniata, Huntingdon, and Mifflin Counties.

Chester

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (West Chester Office)
222 North Walnut Street, Second Floor
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: (877) 429-5994
Phone: (610) 436-4510
Fax: (610) 436-5186
Web: http://www.lasp.org
Email: Managing Attorney, Rachel Houseman: rhouseman@lasp.org
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) provides legal representation to low-income individuals, victims of domestic abuse, and the elderly. LASP provides free legal services in the areas of: family/custody law, employment law, Protection From Abuse (PFA), public benefits, housing problems, elder law, and consumer and bankruptcy problems. Legal services LASP offers include information and advice, drafting of legal documents, and negotiation and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. LASP serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.

Clarion

Laurel Legal Services, Inc. (Clarion Office)
231 West Main Street
Clarion, PA 16214
Phone: (814) 226-4340
Phone: (800) 660-1755
Fax: (814) 226-5531
Web: http://www.laurellegalservices.org/
Laurel Legal Services, Inc. provides free or low cost legal services to low-income and elderly individuals. Laurel provides free legal representation to most domestic violence victims, regardless of income. Laurel Legal Services caseload covers housing (securing and preserving safe, decent, affordable housing for low-income people); family issues (domestic violence, child safety, health and independence of low-income children, families, and individuals); economic stability (SSI/SSD unemployment, public benefits, and educational benefits). LLS’ Clarion location serves Westmoreland, Jefferson, and Clarion Counties.

Clearfield

MidPenn Legal Services (Clearfield Office)
211 East Locust Street
Clearfield, PA 16830
Phone: (814) 765-9646
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Fax: (814) 765-1396
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers: domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Clearfield office location serves Clearfield County.

Columbia

North Penn Legal Services (Bloomsburg Office)
168 East Fifth Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone: (570) 784-8760
Phone: (877) 515-7079
Fax: (570) 784-4840
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) provides legal services to low-income families, individuals, and groups including victims of domestic violence, in need of legal assistance and representation. Services include individual representation (ranging from document preparation to litigation), information, referral, and advice through a telephone helpline, community legal education, and support to clients who will be taking responsibility for handling some or all aspects of their own issue. NPLS assists in noncriminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues. The NPLS Bloomsburg Office serves Columbia and Montour Counties.

Crawford

Northwestern Legal Services (Meadville Office)
Professional Building
231 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor
Meadville, PA 16335
Phone: (814) 452-6957 or (800) 665-6957
Phone: (814) 724-1040 or (800) 753-5706
Fax: (814) 336-3743
Web: http://www.nwls.org/
The Northwestern Legal Services (NWLS) provides free legal representation to low-income people with civil legal problems. Cases NWLS handles are: education and employment, health law issues, family law (domestic violence/protection from abuse, divorce separation, and more), housing law, public benefits, social security and SSI, unemployment compensation, and consumer law. The Meadville office serves Crawford County.

Cumberland

MidPenn Legal Services (Carlisle Office)
401 East Louther Street, Suite 103
Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone: (717) 243-9400 or (800) 822-5288
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Fax: (717) 243-8026
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Carlisle Office serves Cumberland County.

Dauphin

MidPenn Legal Services (Harrisburg Office)
213-A North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Phone: (717) 232-0581 or (800) 932-0356
Fax: (717) 232-7821
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Harrisburg Office serves Dauphin and Perry Counties.

Delaware

Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County, Inc. (Chester Office)
Chester City Police Department
160 East 7th Street, 3rd Floor
Chester, PA 19013
Phone: (610) 357-6957
Web: http://www.dapdc.org
The Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County, Inc. provides legal services to victims of domestic violence. Legal services include counseling, advocacy filing Temporary Protection from Abuse (PFA) orders, legal representation at final PFA hearings, assistance with U-visa petitions, referrals for representation, district court accompaniment to appear at the abuser’s criminal proceeding, and assistance filing Crime Victims Compensation. The Chester office serves Delaware County.

Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County, Inc. (Media Office)
14 West 2nd Street
Media, PA 19063
Hotline: (610) 565-4590
Phone: (610) 565-6272
Web: http://www.dapdc.org
Email: info@dapdc.org
The Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County, Inc. (DAP) provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include a 24-hour hotline, counseling, support groups, financial empowerment programs, safe house, and legal advocacy. Legal services include counseling, advocacy filing Temporary Protection from Abuse (PFA) orders, legal representation at final PFA hearings, assistance with U-visa petitions, referrals for representation, district court accompaniment to appear at the abuser’s criminal proceeding, and assistance filing Crime Victims Compensation. DAP serves Delaware County.

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (Chester Office)
410 Welsh Street
Chester, PA 19013
Phone: (610) 874-8421
Phone: (877) 429-5994
Fax: (610) 490-6915
Web: http://www.lasp.org
Email: Managing Attorney: Michelle Terry: mterry@lasp.org
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) provides legal representation to low-income individuals, victims of domestic abuse, and the elderly. LASP provides free legal services in the areas of: family/custody law, employment law, Protection From Abuse (PFA), public benefits, housing problems, elder law, and consumer and bankruptcy problems. Legal services LASP offers include information and advice, drafting of legal documents, and negotiation and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. LASP serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (Media Office)
334 West Front Street
Media, PA 19063
Hotline: (877) 429-5994
Phone: (610) 422-7053
Fax: 610-616-2576
Web: http://www.lasp.org
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) provides legal representation to low-income individuals, victims of domestic abuse, and the elderly. LASP provides free legal services in the areas of: family/custody law, employment law, Protection From Abuse (PFA), public benefits, housing problems, elder law, and consumer and bankruptcy problems. Legal services LASP offers include information and advice, drafting of legal documents, and negotiation and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. LASP serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.

Erie

Northwestern Legal Services (Erie Office)
Renaissance Center
1001 State Street, Suite 700
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: New Clients Call: (814) 452-6957 or (800) 753-5704
Phone: (814) 452-6949 or (800) 665-6957
Fax: (814) 452-3734
Web: http://www.nwls.org/
Northwestern Legal Services (NWLS) provides free legal representation to low-income people with civil legal problems. Cases NWLS handles are: education and employment, health law issues, family law (domestic violence/protection from abuse, divorce separation, and more), housing law, public benefits, social security and SSI, unemployment compensation, and consumer law. The Erie office serves Erie County.

Fayette

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. (Uniontown Office)
45 East Main Street, Suite 200
Uniontown, PA 15401
Phone: (724) 439-3591
Fax: (724) 439-6491
Web: http://www.splas.org/
Email: legalservices@splas.org
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. (SPLAS) provides legal services to low-income people with civil legal problems, especially those with an emergency nature. SPLAS’ services include legal representation, community outreach and education. SPLAS’ assists clients to be self-sufficient through obtaining and/or enforcing their right to necessary economic, employment, housing, medical, and other public resources. The Uniontown office serves Fayette County.

Franklin

MidPenn Legal Services (Chambersburg Office)
230 Lincoln Way East, Suite A
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Phone: (717) 264-5354 or (800) 372-4737
Fax: (717) 264-2420
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Chambersburg Office serves Franklin and Fulton Counties.

Greene

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. (Waynesburg Office)
63 South Washington Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: (724) 627-3127
Fax: (724) 852-4189
Web: http://www.splas.org/
Email: legalservices@splas.org
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. (SPLAS) provides legal services to low-income people with civil legal problems, especially those with an emergency nature. SPLAS’ services include legal representation, community outreach and education. SPLAS’ assists clients to be self-sufficient through obtaining and/or enforcing their right to necessary economic, employment, housing, medical, and other public resources. The Waynesburg office serves Greene County.

Indiana

Laurel Legal Services, Inc. (Indiana Office)
Bilo Plaza
460 North 4th Street
Indiana, PA 15701
Phone: (724) 349-3440
Phone: (800) 660-1753
Fax: (724) 349-9774
Web: http://www.laurellegalservices.org/
Laurel Legal Services, Inc. provides free or low cost legal services to low-income and elderly individuals. Laurel provides free legal representation to most domestic violence victims, regardless of income. Laurel Legal Services caseload covers housing (securing and preserving safe, decent, affordable housing for low-income people); family issues (domestic violence, child safety, health and independence of low-income children, families, and individuals); economic stability (SSI/SSD unemployment, public benefits, and educational benefits). LLS’ Clarion location serves Indiana County.

Lackawanna

Women's Resource Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 975
Scranton, PA 18501
Hotline: (570) 346-4671 or (800) 257-5765
Phone: (570) 346-4460
Web: http://www.wrcnepa.org
The Women’s Resource Center, Inc. (WRC) provides services to adult and child victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence. Services include a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, safe housing, legal support, counseling, education programs, systems advocacy, and a teen Women’s Resource Center. Legal services include representation, consultation and court preparation, safety planning, assistance with Protection From Abuse (PFA) orders, child custody, child support, divorce, nuisance ordinances from landlords, evictions, consumer debt, banking and tax issues, immigration issues, and employment cases. WRC serves Lackawanna and Susquehanna Counties.

Lancaster

MidPenn Legal Services (Lancaster Office)
38 North Christian Street, Suite 200
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Phone: (717) 299-0971 or (800) 732-0025
Fax: (717) 295-2328
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Lancaster office serves Lancaster County.

Lawrence

Neighborhood Legal Services Association - Lawrence County
125 East North Street - Temple Building
Suite 329
New Castle, PA 16101-3751
Hotline: 1.866.761.6572
Phone: (724) 658-2677
Fax: (724) 658-5994
Web: http://www.nlsa.us
NLSA provides civil legal services to low-income individuals and families affecting the basic necessities of life: shelter, income, healthcare, and safety. We provide civil legal aid to victims of domestic violence; and to issues involving custody, unemployment compensation, Social Security cases, housing cases, and more. Go to their website to see the full list of cases they take.

Lebanon

MidPenn Legal Services (Lebanon Office)
513 Chestnut Street
Lebanon, PA 17046
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Phone: (717) 274-2834
Fax: (717) 274-0379
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Lebanon office serves Lebanon County.

Luzerne

North Penn Legal Services (Hazleton Office)
101 West Broad Street, Suite 513
Hazleton, PA 18201
Phone: (570) 455-9512
Phone: (877) 515-7628
Fax: (570) 455-3625
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) provides legal services to low-income families, individuals, and groups including victims of domestic violence, in need of legal assistance and representation. Services include individual representation (ranging from document preparation to litigation), information, referral, and advice through a telephone helpline, community legal education, and support to clients who will be taking responsibility for handling some or all aspects of their own issue. NPLS assists in noncriminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues. The NPLS Hazelton office serves Carbon and Luzerne Counties.

North Penn Legal Services (Pittston Office)
33 North Main Street, Suite 200
Pittston, PA 18640
Phone: (570) 299-4100 or (855) 236-6405
Phone: For intake: (877) 953-4250
Fax: (570) 824-0001
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) provides legal services to low-income families, individuals, and groups including victims of domestic violence, in need of legal assistance and representation. Services include individual representation (ranging from document preparation to litigation), information, referral, and advice through a telephone helpline, community legal education, and support to clients who will be taking responsibility for handling some or all aspects of their own issue. NPLS assists in noncriminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues. The NPLS Pittston office serves Lackawanna, Luzerne, Sullivan, and Wyoming Counties

Lycoming

North Penn Legal Services (Williamsport Office)
Penn Tower Building
25 West Third Street, Suite 400
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: (570) 323-8741 or (800) 326-7436
Phone: For intake: (877) 953-4250
Fax: (570) 323-5256
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) provides legal services to low-income families, individuals, and groups including victims of domestic violence, in need of legal assistance and representation. Services include individual representation (ranging from document preparation to litigation), information, referral, and advice through a telephone helpline, community legal education, and support to clients who will be taking responsibility for handling some or all aspects of their own issue. NPLS assists in noncriminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues. The NPLS Williamsport office serves Clinton, Lycoming, and Tioga Counties.

McKean

Northwestern Legal Services (Bradford Office)
100 Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Phone: (814) 362-6596 or (800) 753-5703
Phone: New Clients Call: (814) 452-6957 or (800) 665-6957
Fax: (814) 362-9869
Web: http://www.nwls.org/
Northwestern Legal Services (NWLS) provides free legal representation to low-income people with civil legal problems. Cases NWLS handles are: education and employment, health law issues, family law (domestic violence/protection from abuse, divorce separation, and more), housing law, public benefits, social security and SSI, unemployment compensation, and consumer law. The Bradford office serves McKean and Potter Counties.

Mercer

Northwestern Legal Services (Farrell Office)
1031 Roemer Boulevard
Farrell, PA 16121
Phone: New Clients Call: (814) 452-6957 or (800) 665-6957
Phone: (724) 346-6112 or (800) 753-5708
Fax: (724) 346-6332
Web: http://www.nwls.org/
Northwestern Legal Services (NWLS) provides free legal representation to low-income people with civil legal problems. Cases NWLS handles are: education and employment, health law issues, family law (domestic violence/protection from abuse, divorce separation, and more), housing law, public benefits, social security and SSI, unemployment compensation, and consumer law. The Farrell office serves Mercer County.

Mifflin

MidPenn Legal Services (Lewistown Office)
3 West Monument Street, Suite 303
Lewistown, PA 17044
Phone: (717) 248-3099
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Fax: (717) 248-0791
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Lewistown office serves Mifflin County.

Monroe

North Penn Legal Services (Stroudsburg Office)
10 North Tenth Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 424-5338 or (800) 532-8282
Phone: For intake: (877) 953-4250
Fax: (570) 754-8508
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) provides legal services to low-income families, individuals, and groups including victims of domestic violence, in need of legal assistance and representation. Services include individual representation (ranging from document preparation to litigation), information, referral, and advice through a telephone helpline, community legal education, and support to clients who will be taking responsibility for handling some or all aspects of their own issue. NPLS assists in noncriminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues. The NPLS Stroudsburg office serves Monroe and Pike Counties.

Montgomery

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (Norristown Office)
625 Swede Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Hotline: (877) 429-5994
Phone: (610) 275-5400
Fax: (610) 275-5406
Web: http://www.lasp.org
Email: Managing Attorney, Michael Kelley: mekelley@lasp.org
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) provides legal representation to low-income individuals, victims of domestic abuse, and the elderly. LASP provides free legal services in the areas of: family/custody law, employment law, Protection From Abuse (PFA), public benefits, housing problems, elder law, and consumer and bankruptcy problems. Legal services LASP offers include information and advice, drafting of legal documents, and negotiation and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. LASP serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (Pottstown Office)
248 King Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Hotline: (877) 429-5994
Phone: (610) 326-8280
Fax: (610) 326-8282
Web: http://www.lasp.org
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) provides legal representation to low-income individuals, victims of domestic abuse, and the elderly. LASP provides free legal services in the areas of: family/custody law, employment law, Protection From Abuse (PFA), public benefits, housing problems, elder law, and consumer and bankruptcy problems. Legal services LASP offers include information and advice, drafting of legal documents, and negotiation and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. LASP serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.

Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc.
325 Swede Street, 2nd Floor
Norristown, PA 19401
Hotline: (888) 521-0983
Phone: (610) 277-0932
Fax: (610) 277-6386
Web: http://www.victimservicescenter.org/
The Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc. provides services to crime victims and their families. Services include a 24-hour hotline, medical and legal advocacy, individual and group counseling, and community prevention education. The Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc. has a Crime Victims Law Project (CVLP) that provides legal assistance for sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking victims in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties. The CVLP provides free legal representation and assistance to victims with legal issues including (but not limited to) Protection From Abuse orders (PFAs), child custody/visitation, child support, spousal support/alimony, divorce, sexual harassment, housing, safety planning, creditor, intervention and economic advocacy, name change petitions, school-based issues, work-based issues, and immigration issues.

Northampton

North Penn Legal Services (Bethlehem Office)
559 Main Street, Suite 200
Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone: (610) 317-8757
Phone: For intake: (877) 953-4250
Fax: (610) 317-8778
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) provides legal services to low-income families, individuals, and groups including victims of domestic violence, in need of legal assistance and representation. Services include individual representation (ranging from document preparation to litigation), information, referral, and advice through a telephone helpline, community legal education, and support to clients who will be taking responsibility for handling some or all aspects of their own issue. NPLS assists in noncriminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues. The NPLS Bethlehem Office serves Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

Northumberland

North Penn Legal Services (Sunbury Office)
133 North Second Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
Phone: (570) 286-5687 or (877) 515-7730
Phone: For intake: (877) 953-4250
Fax: (570) 286-2203
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) provides legal services to low-income families, individuals, and groups including victims of domestic violence, in need of legal assistance and representation. Services include individual representation (ranging from document preparation to litigation), information, referral, and advice through a telephone helpline, community legal education, and support to clients who will be taking responsibility for handling some or all aspects of their own issue. NPLS assists in noncriminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues. The NPLS Sunbury office serves Northumberland, Snyder, and Union Counties.

Philadelphia

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (Center City Office)
1424 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 981-3700
Web: http://www.clsphila.org/
Community Legal Services (CLS) provides free legal advice and representation to low-income people. Legal matters include public benefits, criminal and child abuse records, debt and consumer problems, disability, domestic violence, employment, family, homeowners, housing, identity, and immigrant issues. CLS only handles civil cases, not criminal. CLS serves Philadelphia County.

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (North Philadelphia Law Center)
1410 West Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone: (215) 587-3350
Web: http://www.clsphila.org/
Community Legal Services (CLS) provides free legal advice and representation to low-income people. Legal matters include public benefits, criminal and child abuse records, debt and consumer problems, disability, domestic violence, employment, family, homeowners, housing, identity, and immigrant issues. CLS only handles civil cases, not criminal. CLS serves Philadelphia County.

Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc.
1513 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 587-3350
Email: legalinfo@lcdphila.org
Community Legal Services (CLS) provides free legal advice and representation to low-income people. Legal matters include public benefits, criminal and child abuse records, debt and consumer problems, disability, domestic violence, employment, family, homeowners, housing, identity, and immigrant issues. CLS only handles civil cases, not criminal. CLS serves Philadelphia County.

Mil Mujeres
2424 East York Street, Suite 218
P.O. Box 29448
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Phone: (267) 603-1846
Fax: (267) 603-1849
Web: http://www.milmujeres.org/aboutus.html
Email: philadelphia@milmujeres.org
Mil Mujeres provides direct legal services in the area of immigration law to low-income Spanish-speaking survivors of domestic violence, physical assault, sexual assault, and human trafficking, and to Spanish-speaking immigrant children who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned. Their services include help with U visas, VAWA self-petitions and DACA immigration processes. There are costs associated with the services.

Women Against Abuse
100 South Broad Street, Suite 1341
Philadelphia, PA 19110
Hotline: (866) 723-3014
Phone: (215) 686-7082 (Legal)
Web: http://www.womenagainstabuse.org
Women Against Abuse’s Legal Center provides free legal advocacy and representation to females and males dealing with relationship violence-related legal matters. These legal matters include Protection From Abuse (PFA) orders, child custody and child support, legal options counseling, safety planning, and court accompaniment. Women Against Abuse serves Philadelphia County.

Schuylkill

MidPenn Legal Services (Pottsville Office)
315 North Centre Street, Suite 201
Pottsville, PA 17901
Phone: (800) 326-9177
Phone: (570) 628-3931 or (866) 638-0606
Fax: (570) 628-9697
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services Pottsville office serves Scuylkill County.

Somerset

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. (Somerset Office)
218 North Kimberly Avenue, Suite 101
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone: (814) 443-4615
Fax: (814) 444-0331
Web: http://www.splas.org/
Email: legalservices@splas.org
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. (SPLAS) provides legal services to low-income people with civil legal problems, especially those with an emergency nature. SPLAS’ services include legal representation, community outreach and education. SPLAS’ assists clients to be self-sufficient through obtaining and/or enforcing their right to necessary economic, employment, housing, medical, and other public resources. The Somerset office serves Somerset County.

Venango

Northwestern Legal Services (Franklin Office)
1243 Liberty Street
Suite 406
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: New Clients: (814) 452-6957 or (800) 665-6957
Phone: (814) 437-3028 or (800) 753-5705
Fax: (814) 437-2774
Web: http://www.nwls.org/
Northwestern Legal Services (NWLS) provides free legal representation to low-income people with civil legal problems. Cases NWLS handles are: education and employment, health law issues, family law (domestic violence/protection from abuse, divorce separation, and more), housing law, public benefits, social security and SSI, unemployment compensation, and consumer law. The Franklin Office serves Venango County.

Warren

Northwestern Legal Services (Warren Office)
First Niagara Building
315 Second Avenue, Suite 401
Warren, PA 16365
Phone: New Clients Call: (814) 452-6957 or (800) 665-6957
Phone: (814) 726-2530 or (800) 753-5707
Fax: (814) 726-7169
Web: http://www.nwls.org/
Northwestern Legal Services (NWLS) provides free legal representation to low-income people with civil legal problems. Cases NWLS handles are: education and employment, health law issues, family law (domestic violence/protection from abuse, divorce separation, and more), housing law, public benefits, social security and SSI, unemployment compensation, and consumer law. The Warren office serves Cameron, Elk, Forest, and Warren Counties.

Washington

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. (Washington Office)
10 West Cherry Avenue
Washington, PA 15301
Phone: (724) 225-6170
Fax: (724) 250-1078
Web: http://www.splas.org/
Email: legalservices@splas.org
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. (SPLAS) provides legal services to low-income people with civil legal problems, especially those with an emergency nature. SPLAS’ services include legal representation, community outreach and education. SPLAS’ assists clients to be self-sufficient through obtaining and/or enforcing their right to necessary economic, employment, housing, medical, and other public resources. The Washington office serves Washington County.

Wayne

North Penn Legal Services - Honesdale Office
Wayne County Courthouse
925 Court Street
Honesdale, PA 18431
Hotline: For intake, call: 1-877-953-4250 (or apply for services via online application)
Phone: (877) 515-7465
Fax: (570) 754-8510
Web: http://www.northpennlegal.org/
North Penn Legal Services is a nonprofit organization providing civil legal aid to low-income residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania. We provide legal assistance so that people can know their rights and free legal representation in non-criminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law (including for domestic violence victims), and consumer protection issues. This office serves: Wayne County.

Westmoreland

Laurel Legal Services, Inc. (Greensburg Office)
306 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: (724) 836-2211
Phone: (800) 253-9558
Fax: (724) 836-3680
Web: http://www.laurellegalservices.org/
Laurel Legal Services, Inc. provides free or low cost legal services to low-income and elderly individuals. Laurel provides free legal representation to most domestic violence victims, regardless of income. Laurel Legal Services caseload covers housing (securing and preserving safe, decent, affordable housing for low-income people); family issues (domestic violence, child safety, health and independence of low-income children, families, and individuals); economic stability (SSI/SSD unemployment, public benefits, and educational benefits). The Greensburg office serves Westmoreland County.

York

MidPenn Legal Services (York Office)
29 North Queen Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: (717) 848-3605
Fax: (717) 854-5431
Web: http://www.midpenn.org/
MidPenn Legal Services provides legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence. The MidPenn caseload covers domestic violence, welfare, consumer, elder law, housing, homeless outreach, social security/disability, health, AIDS, education, custody, divorce, and other poverty related issues. The MidPenn Legal Services York office serves York County.

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