Maryland Legal Aid Bureau provides a full range of civil legal services to financially qualified Marylanders and people over 60 from 13 offices around the state.  Click here for a list of contact numbers by County.

House of Ruth helps victims of domestic violence obtain protective orders, peace orders, divorce decrees, custody of their children and child support.

Main Office Baltimore (410) 554-8463
Main Office Prince George’s County (240) 450-3270
Statewide 24-Hour Legal Line 1-888-880-7884

The People’s Law Library of Maryland provides information on Maryland and Federal law affecting low- and moderate-income Marylanders and their families. The public can find help using this site at outreach centers and law libraries throughout the state.


Legal Services of Northern Virginia  is a public interest law firm with full-time staff that provides free legal assistance to low-income residents of Northern Virginia. Main office: (703) 778-6800 Please visit their site to fill out an intake form and learn more.

Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia provides free legal services to low income residents of Accomack, Chesapeake, Gloucester, Hampton, James City, Mathews, Middlesex, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg and Yorktown. Call (757) 827-5078 or (866) 534-5243.

Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley provides free civil legal assistance to residents of the Roanoke Valley area, which includes Roanoke, Salem, Lexington, Covington, Clifton Forge, Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, Alleghany, Rockbridge and Bath. Coordinates with Blue Ridge Legal Services. Call (540) 344-2080.

Blue Ridge Legal Services provides aid for the Shenandoah and Roanoke Valley areas with offices in Winchester (800) 678-5021, Harrisonburg (800) 237-0141, Lexington (540) 463-7334, and Roanoke (866) 534-5243.

Rappahannock Legal Services is a non-profit corporation that provides free, high-quality, civil legal assistance to low income individuals and families. There are three offices located in Fredericksburg, Tappahannock, and Culpeper.

Fredericksburg Office Main Fredericksburg Office (540) 371-1105
Tappahannock Office Tappahannock Office (804) 443-9393
Culpeper Office Culpeper Office (540) 825-3131

Virginia Poverty Law Center, Inc.
700 East Main St., Suite 1410
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: (804) 782-9430
Toll free: (800) 868-8752
Fax: (804) 649-0974

Virginia Poverty Law Center does not provide direct legal representation except in very limited matters. If this is what you need, please call 1 (866) 534-5243 to reach your local legal aid office. You can also visit for other resources.

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