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National Advocacy Oraganizations

  • Homeless Youth Legal Network

    The American Bar Association created the Homeless Youth Legal Network to increase legal services for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness. Click here for a directory of legal providers that offer services to youth experiencing homelessness. All of the programs listed provide their services for free to low-income individuals.

  • Immigration Law Help

    Immigration Law Help was designed to address the lack of reliable information available to low-income immigrants by providing an easy-to-use online directory of legal services providers. In addition to the ability to search for nonprofit legal services by state, county, and detention facility, the website allows users to find organizations by languages spoken, types of legal and other services provided, and specific areas of legal assistance. It is available in English and Spanish.

  • Lambda Legal

    National organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

  • Legal Services Corporation

    Legal Services lawyers are federally-funded attorneys that serve low income, eligible persons. To find the legal services program in your community, visit the Legal Services Corporation website, then select your home state for a full directory of program offices and locations. The staff of your local federally-funded legal services office may also be able to refer you to other lawyers that help low-income residents in your area.
    Phone: 202-295-1500

  • National Center for Law and Economic Justice

    NCLEJ works with low-income families, individuals, communities, and a wide range of organizations to advance the cause of economic justice through ground-breaking, successful litigation, policy work, and support of grassroots organizing around the country.
    Phone: 212-633-6967

  • National Disability Rights Network

    NDRN is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP). There is a P&A/CAP agency in every state and U.S. territory as well as one serving the Native American population in the four corners region. For a directory of member agencies, click here.
    Phone: 202-408-9514;  TTY: 220-408-9521

  • National Health Law Program

    The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) protects and advances the health rights of low-income and underserved individuals and families. NHeLP advocates, educates and litigates at the federal and state levels.
    Phone: 202-289-7661

  • National Housing Law Project

    NHLP provides programs and services to affordable housing attorneys and nonprofit housing advocacy organizations. If you are an individual tenant, homeowner or homeless person and need direct assistance, please visit the Housing Initiatives webpage.
    Phone: 415-546-7000

  • National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty

    The Law Center is dedicated to ending and preventing homelessness. It works to expand access to affordable housing, meet the immediate and long-term needs of those who are homeless or at risk, and strengthen the social safety-net.
    Phone: 202-638-2535