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UPDATED June 28, 2017

Legal Assistance

Florida

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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 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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Alachua

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (Gainesville Office)
901 Northwest 8th Avenue, Suite D-5
Gainesville, FL 326081
Phone: (352) 372-0519
Phone: (866) 256-8091
Fax: (352) 375-1631
Web: http://www.trls.org
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (TRL) provides free civil legal assistance to domestic violence victims. TRL takes cases regarding injunctions for protection, custody, divorce and other issues of civil law. The Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. Gainesville office serves Alachua, Braford, Gilchrist, Levy, and Union Counties.

Bay

Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. (Panama City Office)
211 East 11th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
Phone: (850) 769-3581
Fax: (850) 785-2041
Web: http://www.lsnf.org
Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF) provides legal representation to low-income individuals in civil matters. Legal representation is provided in the areas of domestic and sexual violence, family, housing, consumer, public benefits, tax law, elder law and more. Services also include social service referrals and case management. LSNF serves Bay, Gulf, Holmes, and Washington Counties.

Brevard

Brevard County Legal Aid, Inc.
1038 Harvin Way, Suite 100
Rockledge, FL 32955
Phone: (321) 631-2500
Fax: (321) 633-4822
Web: http://www.brevardcountylegalaid.org
Email: brevardlegal@yahoo.com
Brevard County Legal Aid provides legal assistance to low income and disadvantaged persons. Services are available to financially eligible clients in the following areas of law: family law, free foreclosure assistance, domestic violence, guardianship, landlord/tenant, and other cases. Brevard County Legal Aid, Inc. serves Brevard County.

Broward

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc.
491 North State Road 7, 2nd Floor
Plantation, FL 33317
Phone: (954) 736-2400
Web: http://www.coasttocoastlegalaid.org/
Coast to Coast Legal Aid provides legal services to low-income individuals. Legal services include family law, pro bono program, economic/health, elder/senior (60+), and a Foreclosure Prevention Project. Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. serves Broward County.

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.
491 North State Road 7
Plantation, FL 33317
Phone: (954) 765-8950
Web: http://www.browardlegalaid.org/
Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. provides assistance to low-income and disadvantaged individuals. Legal services provided are in the following areas: Broward Human Rights Initiative, Homeless Legal Rights Project, Pro Bono Program, children’s advocacy, immigration, Ryan White HIV Law Project, and more. Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. serves Broward County.

Charlotte

Charlotte County Justice Center
350 East Marion Avenue
P.O. Box 511687
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Phone: (239) 533-2884
Web: http://www.ca.cjis20.org/home/main/dv.asp
The Charlotte County Justice Center’s Domestic Violence Program provides services to victims of domestic violence, repeat violence, sexual violence, or dating violence. Services include assistance in securing Injunctions for Protection. The Charlotte County Justice Center serves Charlotte County.

Citrus

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Inverness Office)
106 North Osceola Avenue
Iverness, FL 34450
Hotline: (866) 801-5566 (Hernando County); (800) 984-2918 (Sumter County); (352) 726-6592 (Citrus County)
Phone: (352) 726-8512
Fax: (352) 726-0177
Web: http://clsmf.org/
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Citrus, Hernando, and Sumter Counties.

Clay

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (Green Cove Springs Office)
825 North Orange Avenue, Room 308
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
Phone: (904) 284-8410
Web: http:// www.jaxlegalaid.org
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA) provides free and low cost legal services to low-income individuals. Representation is provided for cases including adoption, child support, custody, divorce, injunction for protection, immigration petitions for abused spouses and trafficking victims, guardianship, paternity and visitation. The Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Green Cove Springs office serves Clay County.

Collier

Legal Aid Service of Collier County (Immokalee Office)
1400 North 15th Street, Suite 201
Immokalee, FL 34142
Phone: (239) 657-7442
Fax: (239) 657-7737
Web: http://www.collierlegalaid.org/legal-services-victims-project/
Legal Aid of Collier County’s Legal Services to Victims Project (LSTV) provides free legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, repeat violence, and elder and other abuse. Services offered are Injunctions for Protection, advice and counsel to victims, dissolution of marriage (divorce), child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, property distribution, and domestic violence related immigration housing and public benefit issues. The LSTV Project serves Collier County.

Legal Aid Service of Collier County (Naples Office)
4436 Tamiami Trail East
Naples, FL 34112
Phone: (239) 775-4555
Fax: (239) 775-3887
Web: http://www.collierlegalaid.org/legal-services-victims-project/
Legal Aid of Collier County’s Legal Services to Victims Project (LSTV) provides free legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, repeat violence, and elder and other abuse. Services offered are Injunctions for Protection, advice and counsel to victims, dissolution of marriage (divorce), child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, property distribution, and domestic violence related immigration housing and public benefit issues. The LSTV Project serves Collier County.

Columbia

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (Lake City Office)
334 Northwest Lake City Avenue
Lake City, FL 32055
Phone: (352) 372-0519
Phone: (386) 752-5960
Fax: (386) 752-5999
Web: http://www.trls.org
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (TRL) provides free civil legal assistance to domestic violence victims. TRL take cases regarding injunctions for protection, custody, divorce and other issues of civil law. The Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. Lake City office serves Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor Counties.

Duval

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (Jacksonville Office)
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 356-8371
Phone: (866) 356-8371
Fax: (904) 356-8285
Web: http:// www.jaxlegalaid.org
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA) provides legal services including representation to eligible domestic violence victims. They represent clients based on lawyer availability. Jacksonville Area Legal Aid provides representation in cases including adoption, child support, custody, divorce, injunction for protection, immigration petitions for abused spouses and trafficking victims, guardianship, paternity and visitation. JALA has a special project, The Refugee Immigration Project, which is only able to help certain types of immigrants who have immigration cases – refugees, people granted asylum (asylees), Haitian/Cuban entrants/parolees, persons who have their green cards but originally were refugees/asylees/C-H entrants/parolees, Amerasians, Iraqi & Afghani Special Immigrant Visa holders and persons certified as victims of human trafficking. The Jacksonville office serves Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Suwannee, Taylor, and Union Counties.

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (Jacksonville Office)
3225 University Boulevard South, Suite 220
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Phone: (904) 394-7450
Phone: (866) 256-8091
Fax: (904) 8555-4117
Web: http://www.trls.org
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (TRL) provides free civil legal assistance to domestic violence victims. TRL take cases regarding injunctions for protection, custody, divorce and other issues of civil law. The Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. Jacksonville office serves Baker, Clay, Duval Nassau, and St. Johns Counties.

Escambia

Emerald Coast Legal Aid
701 South J Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Hotline: (850) 432-3999
Phone: (850) 432-2336
Web: http://www.nwfls.org/
Emerald Coast Legal Aid (ECLA) provides civil legal services to low income individuals, abused spouses or children and the elderly. Legal practice areas include domestic violence, property law, family law, wills & estates, elder law, and foreclosure help. ECLA serves Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.

Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. (Pensacola Office)
1741 North Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL 32501
Phone: (850) 432-8222
Fax: (850) 432-2329
Web: http://www.lsnf.org
Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF) provides legal representation to low-income individuals in civil matters. Legal representation is provided in the areas of domestic and sexual violence, family, housing, consumer, public benefits, tax law, elder law and more. Services also include social service referrals and case management. LSNF serves Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.

Flagler

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Palatka Office)
216 South 6th Street
Palatka, FL 32177
Phone: (386) 328-8361
Fax: (386) 328-4902
Web: http://clsmf.org/
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Flagler and Putnam Counties.

Gadsden

Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. (Quincy Office)
121 North Jackson Street
Quincy, FL 32351
Phone: (850) 875-9881
Fax: (850) 875-2008
Web: http://www.lsnf.org/
Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF) provides legal representation to low-income individuals in civil matters. Legal representation is provided in the areas of domestic and sexual violence, family, housing, consumer, public benefits, tax law, elder law and more. Services also include social service referrals and case management. LSNF serves Calhoun, Gadsden, Jackson, and Liberty Counties.

Hernando

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Spring Hill Office)
12595 Hill Drive
Spring Hill, FL 34609
Hotline: (800) 405-1417
Web: http://www.clsmf.org
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Hernando County.

Highlands

Heart of Florida Legal Aid Society
Highlands County Courthouse
430 South Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL 33870
Phone: (863) 402-6983
Web: http://www.hofla.org/
The Heart of Florida Legal Aid Society (HOFLA) provides advice, counsel, and direct representation in areas of family law (including divorce, paternity/child custody, and related matters), domestic violence, and immigration (focusing on victims of domestic violence or violent crimes). HOFLA serves Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties.

Hillsborough

Bay Area Legal Services (Ruskin Office)
Hillsborough County SouthShore Community Resource Center
Ruskin, FL 33570
Phone: (813) 232-1343 or (800) 625-2257
Phone: (813) 634-6044
Fax: (813) 641-1011
Web: http://www.bals.org
Email: bals-info@bals.org
Bay Area Legal Services provides free and low-cost civil legal help to low-income individuals. Areas of service include: domestic violence, family law, veterans services, housing, foreclosure and more. Bay Area Legal Services serves Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties.

Bay Area Legal Services (Tampa Office)
Corral Wodiska Cigar Factory
1302 North 19th Street, Suite 400
Tampa , FL 33605
Phone: (813) 232-1343
Phone: (800) 625-2257
Fax: (813) 248-9922
Web: http://www.bals.org
Email: bals-info@bals.org
Bay Area Legal Services provides free and low-cost civil legal help to low-income individuals. Areas of service include: domestic violence, family law, veterans services, housing, foreclosure and more. Bay Area Legal Services serves Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties.

Lake

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Tavares Office)
226 West Main Street
Tavares, FL 32778
Hotline: (800) 405-1417
Phone: (352) 343-0815
Fax: (352) 343-8853
Web: http://www.clsmf.org
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Lake County.

Lee

Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (Fort Myers Office)
3210 Cleveland Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Phone: (239) 334-4554
Phone: (800) 476-8937
Fax: (239) 334-3042
Web: http://www.frls.org
Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (FRLS) provides legal assistance, representation and education to low income clients. FRLS’s services include elder law, housing, labor and employment, education, family law services, civil rights, and family security/public benefits. Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. serves Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Glades, De Soto, and Hardee Counties.

Lee County Legal Aid Society
2211 Widman Way, Suite 150
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: (239) 334-6118
Web: http://leecountylegalaid.org/
Email: intake@leecountylegalaid.org
Lee County Legal Aid Society (LCLAS) provides legal representation to low income individuals. LCLAS legal services include dissolution of marriage, domestic violence injunctions, child custody and timesharing, establishment of paternity, modifications and final orders, and financial assistance. Lee County Legal Aid Society serves Lee County.

Leon

Legal Aid Foundation (Tallahassee)
Leon County Courthouse
301 South Monroe Street, Suite 108
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 222-3292 ext. 2
Web: http://www.legalaidtallahassee.org/
Email: darby@tallahasseebar.org
Legal Aid Foundation (LAF) provides free or low cost legal representation to low income individuals. LAF’s services include family law issues (adoption, child custody/visitation, child support modification, divorce, guardianship, and paternity), discrimination, landlord/tenant issues, bankruptcy, wills, employment issues, and money disputes. LAF serves Leon County.

Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. (Tallahassee Office)
2119 Delta Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone: (850) 385-9007
Fax: (850) 385-7603
Web: http://www.lsnf.org
Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF) provides legal representation to low-income individuals in civil matters. Legal representation is provided in the areas of domestic and sexual violence, family, housing, consumer, public benefits, tax law, elder law and more. Services also include social service referrals and case management. LSNF serves Franklin, Jefferson, Leon, and Wakulla Counties.

Manatee

Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (Bradenton Office)
1112 Manatee Avenue East, 2nd Floor
Bradenton, FL 34208
Phone: (941) 746-6151
Fax: (941) 746-3661
Web: http://www.gulfcoastlegal.org/legal-help/family
Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (GLS) provides free or low-cost legal services to low-income individuals, persons with disabilities, veterans, the homeless, victims of domestic violence and or human trafficking, and the elderly. Areas of legal services include assistance with housing, eviction, and foreclosure problems; family or domestic violence issues; immigration and human trafficking matters; and tax, SSI/disability, and consumer matters. GLS places special emphasis on helping the seniors (age 60+), families with school-age children, homeless persons, ex-offenders re-entering society, and LGBTQ+ individuals. GLS serves Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties.

Marion

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Ocala Office)
1610 Southeast 36th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471
Hotline: (800) 405-1417
Phone: (352) 629-0105
Fax: (352) 629-8877
Web: http://www.clsmf.org
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Marion County.

Miami-Dade

Americans for Immigrant Justice
3000 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 400
Miami, FL 33137
Phone: (305) 573-1106
Fax: (305) 576-6273
Web: http://www.aijustice.org/
Email: info@aijustice.org
Americans for Immigrant Justice provides legal assistance to immigrants who are domestic violence victims. This includes victims who are dependent on their spouses for immigration status who need to separate from their abusers. Services are available in English and Spanish. Americans for Immigrant Justice serves the south Florida area.

Dade Legal Aid Society (Hialeah Office)
11 East 6th street
Hialeah, FL 33010
Phone: (305) 520-4057
Web: http://www.dadelegalaid.org/
Dade Legal Aid Society provides legal services to low-income individuals, children, teens, women, and families in need of assistance. Legal service areas include: child & teen advocacy, domestic violence, family law, bankruptcy, consumer, guardianship, foreclosure, human sex trafficking, immigration, housing, and more. Dade Legal Aid Society serves Miami-Dade County.

Dade Legal Aid Society (Miami Courthouse Office)
Courthouse Center Domestic Violence Division
175 Northwest First Avenue, Floor M
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: (305) 247-9562
Fax: (305) 327-7693
Web: http://www.dadelegalaid.org/
Dade Legal Aid Society provides legal services to low-income individuals, children, teens, women, and families in need of assistance. Legal service areas include: child & teen advocacy, domestic violence, family law, bankruptcy, consumer, guardianship, foreclosure, human sex trafficking, immigration, housing, and more. Dade Legal Aid Society serves Miami-Dade County.

Dade Legal Aid Society (Miami Office)
123 Northwest 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: (305) 579-5733
Fax: (305) 372-7693
Web: http://www.dadelegalaid.org/
Dade Legal Aid Society provides legal services to low-income individuals, children, teens, women, and families in need of assistance. Legal service areas include: child & teen advocacy, domestic violence, family law, bankruptcy, consumer, guardianship, foreclosure, human sex trafficking, immigration, housing, and more. Dade Legal Aid Society serves Miami-Dade County.

Dade Legal Aid Society (Naranja Office)
Domestic Violence Division
27112 South Dixie Highway
Naranja, FL 33032
Phone: (305) 579-5733
Fax: (305) 274-1362
Web: http://www.dadelegalaid.org/
Dade Legal Aid Society provides legal services to low-income individuals, children, teens, women, and families in need of assistance. Legal service areas include: child & teen advocacy, domestic violence, family law, bankruptcy, consumer, guardianship, foreclosure, human sex trafficking, immigration, housing, and more. Dade Legal Aid Society serves Miami-Dade County.

Monroe

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc
Phone: (877) 715-7464 or (877) 715-7461 (TDD)
Fax: (877) 715-7466
Web: http://legalservicesmiami.org/
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. provides legal assistance to low income individuals. Legal services include family law, housing, consumer, and financial assistance. Services are available in English, Spanish, and Creole. Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. serves Monroe County.

Okaloosa

Legal Services of North Florida (Fort Walton Office)
133 Staff Drive, Suite B
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone: (850) 862-3279
Fax: (850) 862-6327
Web: http://www.lsnf.org
Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF) provides legal representation to low-income individuals in civil matters. Legal representation is provided in the areas of domestic and sexual violence, family, housing, consumer, public benefits, tax law, elder law and more. Services also include social service referrals and case management. LSNF serves Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

Orange

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Orlando Office)
122 East Colonial Drive, Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 841-7777
Fax: (407) 246-1661
Web: http://www.clsmf.org
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Orange County.

Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc.
100 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 841-8310
Web: http://www.legalaidocba.org
The Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. provides legal services to low income and homeless individuals. Legal Services include family law (divorce, custody, and guardianship), housing law (private tenant problems and foreclosure), consumer law, immigration (adjustment of status, citizenship, VAWA, and other immigrant matters), and guardian ad litem. Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. serves Orange County.

Mil Mujeres
6900 South Orange Blossom Trail, Suite 401 B
Orlando, FL 32809
Phone: (321) 558-7610
Fax: (321) 282-7640
Web: https://www.milmujeres.org/
Email: orlando@milmujeres.org
Mil Mujeres (MM) provides legal services to low-income individuals in the Latino community. Mil Mujeres specializes in immigration benefits for survivors of violent crimes in the United States and gender related crimes. However, MM provides services to other survivors as well. Services include U visa, VAWA, DACA, T visa, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).

Osceola

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Kissimmee Office)
800 North Main Street
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Hotline: (407) 933-1791
Phone: (407) 847-0053
Web: http://www.clsmf.org
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Osceola County.

Palm Beach

Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (Belle Glade Office)
1540 Northwest Avenue L, Suite 103
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Phone: (561) 993-0003
Phone: (888) 993-0003
Fax: (561) 993-0004
Web: https://www.frls.org/home.html
Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (FRLS) provides legal assistance, representation and education to low income clients. FRLS’s services include elder law, housing, labor and employment, education, family law services, civil rights, and family security/public benefits. FRLS Belle Glade office serves Belle Glade, Pahokee, South Bay, and Canal Point Counties.

Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (West Palm Beach Office)
2051 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Suite 101
Riviera Beach, FL 33404
Phone: (561) 820-8902
Phone: (800) 284-4588
Fax: (561) 820-8892
Web: http://www.frls.org/home.html
Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (FRLS) provides legal assistance, representation and education to low income clients. FRLS’s services include elder law, housing, labor and employment, education, family law services, civil rights, and family security/public benefits. FRLS West Palm Beach office serves Palm Beach County.

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. (West County Office)
423 Fern Street, Suite 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 655-8944
Phone: (800) 403-9353
Web: http://www.legalaidpbc.org
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach, Inc. provides legal low income and underserved communities. Legal Services include family advocacy (this includes a domestic violence project which provides representation for victims of abuse or domestic violence), children’s advocacy, elder advocacy, individual rights (immigrant, housing, and more), health advocacy, and community outreach. The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. serves Palm Beach County.

Pasco

Bay Area Legal Services (Dade City Office)
37718 Meridian Avenue
Dade City, FL 33525
Phone: (352) 567-9044
Fax: (352) 567-0681
Web: http://www.bals.org
Email: bals-info@bals.org
Bay Area Legal Services provides free and low-cost civil legal help to low-income individuals. Areas of service include: domestic violence, family law, veterans services, housing, foreclosure and more. Bay Area Legal Services serves Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties.

Bay Area Legal Services (New Port Richey Office)
8406 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite B2
New Port Richey, FL 34653
Phone: (727) 847-5494
Fax: (727) 816-1071
Web: http://www.bals.org
Email: bals-info@bals.org
Bay Area Legal Services provides free and low-cost civil legal help to low-income individuals. Areas of service include: domestic violence, family law, veterans services, housing, foreclosure and more. Bay Area Legal Services serves Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties.

Pinellas

Bay Area Legal Services (Clearwater Office)
800 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL 33755
Phone: (727) 490-4040
Fax: (727) 201-4331
Web: http://www.bals.org
Email: bals-info@bals.org
Bay Area Legal Services provides free and low-cost civil legal help to low-income individuals. Areas of service include: domestic violence, family law, veterans services, housing, foreclosure and more. Bay Area Legal Services serves Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties.

Bay Area Legal Services (St. Petersburg Office)
4948 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
Phone: (727) 490-4040
Phone: (800) 955-8771
Fax: (727) 490-4331
Web: http://www.bals.org
Email: bals-info@bals.org
Bay Area Legal Services provides free and low-cost civil legal help to low-income individuals. Areas of service include: domestic violence, family law, veterans services, housing, foreclosure and more. Bay Area Legal Services serves Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties.

Community Law Program
501 First Avenue North, Room 519
St.Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 582-7480
Fax: (727) 582-7267
Web: http://www.lawprogram.org/home.aspx
Email: clp@lawprogram.org
The Community Law Program provides free legal assistance to low income individuals. CLP's areas of legal services include bankruptcy, divorce/family law, elder law, housing, general civil cases, and unemployment compensation cases. CLP serves Pinellas County.

Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (Clearwater Office)
2189 Cleveland Street, Building G, Suite 210
Clearwater, FL 33765
Phone: (727) 443-0657
Fax: (727) 461-9160
Web: http://www.gulfcoastlegal.org
Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (GLS) provides free or low-cost legal services to low-income individuals, persons with disabilities, veterans, the homeless, victims of domestic violence and or human trafficking, and the elderly. Areas of legal services include assistance with housing, eviction, and foreclosure problems; family or domestic violence issues; immigration and human trafficking matters; and tax, SSI/disability, and consumer matters. GLS places special emphasis on helping the seniors (age 60+), families with school-age children, homeless persons, ex-offenders re-entering society, and LGBTQ+ individuals. GLS serves Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties.

Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (St. Petersburg Office)
501 First Avenue North, Suite 420
St.Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 821-0726
Fax: (727) 821-3340
Web: http://www.gulfcoastlegal.org
Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (GLS) provides free or low-cost legal services to low-income individuals, persons with disabilities, veterans, the homeless, victims of domestic violence and or human trafficking, and the elderly. Areas of legal services include assistance with housing, eviction, and foreclosure problems; family or domestic violence issues; immigration and human trafficking matters; and tax, SSI/disability, and consumer matters. GLS places special emphasis on helping the seniors (age 60+), families with school-age children, homeless persons, ex-offenders re-entering society, and LGBTQ+ individuals. GLS serves Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties.

Polk

Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (Lakeland Office)
1321 East Memorial Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33801
Phone: (863) 688-7376
Phone: (800) 277-7680
Fax: (863) 683-7861
Web: http://www.frls.org
Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (FRLS) provides legal assistance, representation and education to low income clients. FRLS’s services include elder law, housing, labor and employment, education, family law services, civil rights, and family security/public benefits. The Florida Rural Legal Services Lakeland office serves Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties.

Heart of Florida Legal Aid Society (Bartow Office)
550 East Davidson Street
Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: (863) 519-5663
Fax: (863) 578-3580
Web: http://www.hofla.org/
The Heart of Florida Legal Aid Society (HOFLA) provides advice, counsel, and direct representation in areas of family law (including divorce, paternity/child custody, and related matters), domestic violence, and immigration (focusing on victims of domestic violence or violent crimes). HOFLA serves Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties.

Sarasota

Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (Sarasota Office)
1750 17th Street, Building I
Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone: (941) 366-1746
Fax: (941) 366-2314
Web: http://gulfcoastlegal.org/
Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (GLS) provides free or low-cost legal services to low-income individuals, persons with disabilities, veterans, the homeless, victims of domestic violence and or human trafficking, and the elderly. Areas of legal services include assistance with housing, eviction, and foreclosure problems; family or domestic violence issues; immigration and human trafficking matters; and tax, SSI/disability, and consumer matters. GLS places special emphasis on helping the seniors (age 60+), families with school-age children, homeless persons, ex-offenders re-entering society, and LGBTQ+ individuals. GLS serves Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties.

Legal Aid of Manasota, Inc. (Sarasota Office)
1900 Main Street, Suite 302
Sarasota, FL 34236
Hotline: (800) 625-2257
Phone: (941) 366-0038
Fax: (941) 364-8855
Web: http://legalaidofmanasota.org/
Legal Aid of Manasota provides legal assistance in certain civil cases. Domestic violence victims should call one of the phone numbers listed in order to see if they qualify. Cases include injunction hearings and divorces. They serve Sarasota and Manatee counties.

Seminole

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Sanford Office)
315 Magnolia Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771
Hotline: (800) 405-1417
Phone: (407) 322-8983
Phone: (407) 324-3868
Web: http://www.clsmf.org
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Seminole County.

Seminole County Bar Association Legal Aid Society
101 West Palmetto Avenue
Longwood, FL 32750
Phone: (407) 834-1660
Web: http://www.scbalas.com
Seminole County Bar Association Legal Aid Society, Inc. provides free legal services in certain civil cases. These cases include representation in divorce, custody, protection of families from domestic violence. Services are available to Seminole County residents.

St. Johns

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (St. Augustine Office)
222 San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: (904) 827-9921
Phone: (877) 827-9921
Fax: (904) 827-9978
Web: http:// www.jaxlegalaid.org
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA) provides legal services including representation to eligible domestic violence victims. They represent clients based on lawyer availability. Jacksonville Area Legal Aid provides representation in cases including adoption, child support, custody, divorce, injunction for protection, immigration petitions for abused spouses and trafficking victims, guardianship, paternity and visitation. The St. Augustine office serves St. Johns County.

St. Lucie

Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (Fort Pierce Office)
121 North 2nd Street, 4th Floor
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Phone: (772) 466-4766
Phone: (888) 582-3410
Fax: (772) 489-3176
Web: http://www.frls.org
Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (FRLS) provides legal assistance, representation and education to low income clients. FRLS’s services include elder law, housing, labor and employment, education, family law services, civil rights, and family security/public benefits. Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. serves Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie Counties.

Volusia

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (Daytona Office)
128 Orange Avenue, Suite 100
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Hotline: (386) 258-5600 or (800) 363-2357
Web: http://www.clsmf.org
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. (CLSMF) provides free legal services for low to moderate income individuals. Legal aid and advice services include: domestic violence, family law, children and education, housing, public benefits, elder advocacy, veterans, and tax controversy assistance. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. serves Volusia County.

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