Free Civil Legal Services
Do you need help with family or housing problems? Are you having trouble getting or keeping public benefits? Do you have other problems that prevent you from finding or keeping a job? We may be able to help.
Who We Are:
Neighborhood Legal Services Program is a nonprofit law firm that provides free legal information, advice and representation to low-income District of Columbia residents. We are committed to equal access to justice for all members of our community.
Intake Hours for New Cases:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00 am- 3:00 pm
Call 202-832-NLSP (6577) or come to one of our three neighborhood offices for assistance.
November 16, 2015
NLSP offices and intake closing dates for November and December holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.read more
October 21, 2015
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2015 Celebrating Community Partners for Justice reception! See photos and more.read more
Come to this presentation at MLK Library to learn how to deal with inaccurate credit reports so they are not a barrier to employment.read more
Meet with an attorney to find out if you have a barrier to employment that a lawyer may be able to help you resolve: issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving back child support arrearages, and wage theft.read more