Bay Area Legal Services provides free civil legal help to eligible residents of our five-county service area. We generally assist only applicants who have limited income and assets, and who are permanent legal residents of the United States. However, eligibility exceptions may apply to seniors, domestic violence victims, and certain other qualified applicants.
We provide free interpreters for applicants and clients who do not speak English or have a hearing impairment.
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on holidays.
Serving Florida: Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties.
Mission Statement: Bay Area Legal Services is a regional, nonprofit public interest law firm providing the highest quality legal counsel by: Assisting individuals and nonprofit groups with limited access to legal services. Resolving the legal problems of our clients. Preserving the independence, hope, and dignity of those we serve.