Boston, Massachusetts Legal Aid Offices

Free legal advice or legal representation for people who cannot afford it.

Welcome to our Boston, Massachusetts legal help and services page.
Legal Aid is for people who may not be able to afford an attorney. In order to qualify for legal aid at these non profit organizations listed below, you will need to contact them directly.

We provide the details of these offices to save you time in your search for legal aid. Our details include names, addresses, frequently asked questions, qualifications, etc where we can find them.

Legal aid services can include the following legal services and free advice for situations involving: Domestic violence, family law, housing rental evictions or home foreclosures, public assistance such as medicaid, food stamps, SSI Disability, SSDI benefits, public housing evictions, disability benefits, etc.

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Veterans Legal Services

P.O. Box 8457
Boston, MA - 02114
(857) 317-4474
Veterans Legal Services promotes self-sufficiency, stability, and financial security for veterans through comprehensive and accessible legal services. Our partnerships with shelters, courts, and supportive services providers enable VLS to make legal services accessible and collaborate with other pr

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Massachusetts Advocates for Children

25 Kingston Street
Boston, MA - 02111
(617) 357-8431
Massachusetts Advocates for Children is a private non-profit organization dedicated to being an independent and effective voice for children who face significant barriers to equal educational and life opportunities. MAC works to overcome these barriers by changing conditions for many children, whil

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Legal Food Hub - Massachusetts

62 Summer Street
Boston, MA - 02110
(844) 529-4769
The Legal Food Hub maintains an extensive network of experienced volunteer attorneys pre-screened by CLF. Farmers, food entrepreneurs, and food-related organizations seeking legal assistance contact the Hub through our intake hotline or web form. After assessing each participant’s case for eligib

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Casa Myrna

38 Wareham Street
Boston, MA - 02118
(617) 521-0100
Casa Myrna is Boston’s largest provider of domestic violence awareness efforts and of shelter and supportive services to survivors. Our comprehensive range of services, available in both Spanish and English, provide survivors with tools to recover from the trauma of abuse and begin to build susta

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Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee

24 School Street
Boston, MA - 02108
(617) 338-2345
The Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee provides comprehensive information and advice to individuals involved with the Massachusetts mental health system through the MHLAC Intake Line. To have a legal advocate contact you regarding an intake matter, you must call the MHLAC Intake Line and leave

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Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project

98 North Washington Street
Boston, MA - 02114
(617) 742-9296
For over 25 years, the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR) has been a nationally recognized pro bono model that provides free legal services to asylum-seekers and to promote the rights of detained immigrants. PAIR provides hope and a new beginning to asylum-seekers, torture s

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Prisoners’ Legal Services

10 Winthrop Square
Boston, MA - 02110
(617) 482-2773
Prisoners’ Legal Services is a not-for-profit legal services corporation, founded in 1972, that provides civil legal assistance to people who are incarcerated in Massachusetts state prisons and in the county jails and houses of correction. We engage in administrative advocacy, litigation, and pub

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Health Law Advocates

One Federal Street
Boston, MA - 02110
(617) 338-5241
Health Law Advocates (HLA) is a 501(c)(3) public interest law firm whose mission is to provide pro bono legal representation to low-income residents experiencing difficulty accessing or paying for needed medical services. HLA is committed to ensuring universal access to quality health care in Massa

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Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts

15 Channel Center Street
Boston, MA - 02210
(617) 350-7600
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts provides legal services, advice, and educational programming to artists and cultural organizations in Massachusetts. To apply please download an application online and mail to 15 Channel Center Street #103, Boston, MA 02210. Based on the information i

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Disability Law Center Massachusetts

11 Beacon Street
Boston, MA - 02108
(617) 723-8455
The Disability Law Center (DLC) is the Protection and Advocacy agency for Massachusetts.  DLC is a private, non-profit organization responsible for providing protection and advocacy for the rights of Massachusetts residents with disabilities. DLC receives federal, state and private funding but is

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Victim Rights Law Center - Boston Office

115 Broad Street
Boston, MA - 02110
(617) 399-6720
Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC) was established in 2003 as the first nonprofit law center in the nation solely dedicated to serving the legal needs of rape and sexual assault victims. Through free legal services, our staff attorneys and volunteer attorneys help restore victims' lives after experienc

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Committee for Public Council Services

44 Bromfield Street
Boston, MA - 02108
(617) 482-6212
The Committee for Public Council Services provides legal representation in Massachusetts for those unable to afford an attorney in all matters in which the law requires the appointment of counsel. This includes representation in criminal, delinquency, youthful offender, child welfare, mental health

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Greater Boston Legal Services - Boston Office

197 Friend St.
Boston, MA - 02114
(617) 371-1234
Every week, Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) provides free legal assistance and representation on civil (noncriminal) matters to hundreds of the neediest residents in the city of Boston and 31 surrounding cities and towns. When they have nowhere else to turn, low-income families and individuals,

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Boston, Massachusetts Legal Aid Offices provides a local based Legal Aid search engine for you to find out more information on getting help from a lawyer for no cost.

Public Assistance Programs

Legal aid can help people who have problems with welfare, Medicaid, Snap Food Stamps, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Social Security public assistance programs.

Family Law

Legal aid programs can you people with child custody and/or divorce cases. As with any other program you must qualify for assistance.

Free legal representation for domestic violence victims

Legal aid programs can help people in domestic situations obtain protective orders, child custody orders and divorces.