District Of Columbia Legal Aid Offices

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

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 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 beneifts, etc.

Choose from the links below to find a legal aid office in District Of Columbia

Arc of the District of Columbia

415 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC - 20017
(202) 636-2950

Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center

1627 K Street, NW
Washington, DC - 20006
(202) 393-3572

American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation's Capital (ACLU)

P.O. Box 11637
Washington, DC - 20008
(202) 457-0800

Central Union Mission Clinic - CLADC

65 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC - 20001
(202) 710-0592


6925B Willow Street, NW
Washington, DC - 20012
(202) 387-4848

Anti-defamation League

1100 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC - 20036
(202) 452-8310

American University / Washington College of Law

4801 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC - 20016
(202) 274-4144

Amara Legal Center

1521 East Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC - 20003
(202) 603-0957

District Of Columbia Legal Aid

Housing Assistance Programs

Legal aid can help you with apartment or rental home evictions or home foreclosures.

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.

Legal Aid Funding

Legal aid professionals and organizations oftentimes receive government funding for taking on cases with those who cannot afford attorneys. For the most part, funding is limited so legal aid entities can only take on a limited amount of cases. Qualifications are often rigid.