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.
June 6, 2016
Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s Southeast office, located at 2811 Pennsylvania Ave SE, will be closed from Thursday, June 9th until June 20th.read more
May 27, 2016
In honor of Memorial Day, NLSP hosted a breakfast at Duane Morris LLP to pro bono attorneys with our Veterans Legal Assistance Project and to announce the launch of a new pro bono model for the project.read more
Are you a jobseeker with questions about your credit reports? Do you believe that your credit report is preventing you from getting or keeping a job? As part of the D.C. Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, NLSP attorneys will give a presentation on how jobseekers can deal with their credit reports so that they are not a barrier to employment opportunities.read more
Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.read more