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.
October 21, 2014
The Breaking Barriers to Employment Project of the Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) has partnered with the DC Public Library (DCPL) to better assist jobseekers overcome legal problems that may be hindering their job search. We are holding a series of legal clinics and presentations at various branches of the DC Public Library.read more
October 14, 2014
Thank you to everyone who attended and supported NLSP's 50th Anniversary Gala on October 2nd, 2014 at the Blackburn Center at Howard University.read more
Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee? Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of these Jobseeker Clinics and meet with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that a lawyer may be able to help you resolve.read more
Are you renting an apartment or house that needs repairs? Do your housing issues that affect the health and safety of you and your children? Attend this 90-minute training program to learn more about how to file a complaint and learn about assistance from legal aid providers.read more