Legal Services Directory

This is a listing of free and low cost legal service providers in Maryland. We also have a page with resources for people looking for mediators, self-help centers, fee-based legal assistance, as well as a listing of non-legal social services providers. The State Law Library has a listing of the public law libraries in the state.  You can also refer to the Pro Bono Resource Center's 2014 Guide to Legal Services, and the 2014 Guide to Legal Services Branch Office Supplement.

Organization Name Hotline Phone City Categories
Abused Persons Program 410-535-1121 301-855-1075 Calvert Co. Prince Frederick Domestic Violence Shelter
Allegany County Family Crisis Resource Center 301-759-9244 301-759-9246 Cumberland Domestic Violence Shelter
Allegany Law Foundation (301) 722-3390 Cumberland Elder Services, Family Law, General, MLSC Grantee, Referral Service
Allegany Law Foundation Pro Se Program - Court Forms 301-722-3390 Cumberland Family Law, MLSC Grantee
Alternative Directions, Inc. (410)889-5072 Baltimore Family Law, General, Housing Services, MLSC Grantee, Prisoner Services, Referral Service
American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland (410)889-8555 Baltimore (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Civil Rights, Disability Law, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, LGBT Issues, Prisoner Services, Se habla español
Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center 202-393-3572 ext 22 (Helpline) (202) 706-7150 (Office) Washington Benefits, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, MLSC Grantee
Baltimore Bar Foundation Senior Legal Services (410)396-5277 Baltimore Elder Services, MLSC Grantee
Baltimore Community Relations Commission 410-396-3141 (Main Office) Baltimore Labor/Employment Services
Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. (800) 487-6007 (410) 243-4400 (Fair Housing), (410) 243-6007 (Call Center - Landlord/Tenant) Baltimore Civil Rights, Housing Services, Referral Service
Battered Spouse Program/Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland 410-366-1980 (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Elder Services, Se habla español
Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland, Inc. (410) 347-3990 Baltimore Consumer Services, Referral Service
CASA (Citizens Assisting & Sheltering the Abused) 301-739-8975 301-739-4990 Hagerstown Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
Casa de Maryland, Inc.: Legal Program (301) 431-4185 Hyattsville Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington: Immigration Legal Services 202-772-4352, 301-942-1790 (Silver Spring) Silver Spring Immigration Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Catholic Charities of Baltimore - Immigration Legal Services (410) 534-8015 (Immigration Legal Services), (410) 522-2668 (Client Services), (443) 825-3450 (Health Services) Baltimore Immigration Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Cecil County Department of Social Services Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Center 410-996-0333 Elkton Domestic Violence Shelter
Center for Abused Persons/Community Crisis and Referral Center, Inc. 301-645-9387 Teen Hotline: 301-645-9387 Waldorf Domestic Violence Shelter
Central American Resource Center (202) 328-9799 Washington General, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, Se habla español
Centro de la Comunidad, Inc. (410) 675-8906 Baltimore Domestic Violence Legal Services, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Referral Service, Se habla español
CHANA (Counseling Helpline and Aid Network for Abused Women) 410-234-0023 410-234-0030 Baltimore Domestic Violence Shelter
Child Support Enforcement Administration (Maryland Department of Human Resources) 1-800-332-6347 Baltimore Child Services, Se habla español
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Allegany County 1-800-332-6347 Cumberland Child Services
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Anne Arundel County (800) 332-6347 Annapolis Child Services
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Baltimore City 410-951-8000 Baltimore Child Services
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Baltimore County 1-800-332-6347 Lutherville Child Services
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Calvert County 1-800-332-6347 Prince Fredrick Child Services
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Caroline County (410)819-4500 Denton Child Services
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Cecil County (410) 996-0100, 800-332-6347 Elkton Child Services
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Dorchester County 1-800-332-6347 Cambridge Child Services
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Frederick County 1-800-332-6347 Fredrick Child Services
Civil Justice, Inc. (410) 706-0174 Baltimore Bankruptcy, Criminal, Disability Law, Estates & Trusts, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, Referral Service
Community Law Center (410)366-0922 Baltimore Civil Rights, Elder Services, Foreclosure, Housing Services, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, Legal Information, LGBT Issues, Non-profit Organizations, Referral Service, Women's Issues
Community Legal Services of Prince George's County, Inc. (240) 391-6370 (Referral to a volunteer lawyer), (240) 391-6395 (Referral to a volunteer lawyer), (240) 391-6413 (Forclosure assistance) Riverdale Bankruptcy, Child Services, Disability Law, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Elder Services, Estates & Trusts, Family Law, Foreclosure, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, Legal Information, Non-profit Organizations, Referral Service, Se habla español, Women's Issues
Consumer Protection Division, Attorney General's Office (410) 528-8662 (Complaint) Baltimore Consumer Services
Consumer Protection Division/Hagerstown 301-791-4780 Hagerstown Consumer Services
Debtor Assistance Project 410-962-3813 Cumberland Consumer Services
Debtor Assistance Project (410) 962-3813 Baltimore Consumer Services
Debtor Assistance Project 410-962-3813 Greenbelt Consumer Services
Debtor Assistance Project 410-962-3813 Easton Consumer Services
Department of Human Resources: Information Hotline 800-332-6347, TTY: 800-925-4434 Baltimore Benefits, General, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, Referral Service, Se habla español
Division of Consumer Affairs, Montgomery County (240)777-3636 Rockville Consumer Services
Domestic Violence Assistance (240)777-9077 Rockville Domestic Violence Legal Services
Domestic Violence Center of Howard County (HopeWorks) 1-800-752 -0191 (Toll free 24 hour domestic violence helpline) 410-997-2272 (24 hour domestic violence helpline), 410-997-3292 (24 hour sexual assault helpline), 410-997-0304 (Office) Columbia Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Domestic Violence Program, Rape Crisis Program 410-996-0333 Elkton Domestic Violence Legal Services, Women's Issues
Dove Center 1-800-656-4673 or 301-334-9000 (24 Hours) 301-334-6255 (Office) Oakland (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Women's Issues
Eviction Prevention Program (410) 878-8650 Baltimore General, Housing Services, Landlord/Tenant, Referral Service
Family and Children's Services 410-366-8145 Baltimore Domestic Violence Shelter
Family and Children's Services 410-857-0077 410-876-1233 Westminster Domestic Violence Shelter
Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland 410-857-0077(24hrs) Westminster (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Referral Service, Women's Issues
Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County 410-828-6390(24hrs) 410-285-7496 (Emergency Safe Shelter), 410-285-4357 (General Information) Baltimore (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Referral Service, Se habla español, Women's Issues
Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County 301-731-1203 / 866-382-7474 (24hr Crisis Hotline) 301-779-2100 (Office) Brentwood (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Se habla español, Women's Issues
Family Crisis Resource Center 301-759-9244 301-759-9246 Cumberland (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Housing Services, Referral Service, Women's Issues
Family Law Clinic, Washington County 301-790-4972, 240-313-2580 (Family Support Services Coordinator) Hagerstown Child Services, Family Law
Federal Public Defender, District of Maryland 410-962-3962 (Northern Division), 301-344-0600 (Southern Division) Criminal
Foreign-Born Information And Referral Network 410-992-1923 Columbia, 410-880-5917 Laurel Columbia General, Immigration Services, Legal Information, Referral Service
Free State Legal Project (410) 625-5428 Baltimore LGBT Issues
Harford County Bar Foundation (410)836-0123 Bel Air General, MLSC Grantee, Referral Service
Heartly House 301-662-8800 301-662-1565 Frederick Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Homeless Persons Representation Project, Inc. (410)685-6589 Baltimore Benefits, Housing Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español, Veterans Services
House of Ruth - Hyattsville Courthouse 410-889-7884 301-985-3588 Hyattsville Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
House of Ruth - Main Office Baltimore (410) 554-8463 Baltimore Domestic Violence Legal Services, Se habla español
House of Ruth - Upper Marlboro Courthouse 410-889-7884 301-952-4303 Upper Marlboro Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
House of Ruth: Domestic Violence Assistance, project Montgomery County Judicial Center 410-889-7884 240-777-9077 Rockville MLSC Grantee
House of Ruth: Victim Advocate Office and Protective Order Advocacy Representation Project 410-889-7884 410-554-8463 Baltimore Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
Immigrant And Refugee Rights Law Project Washington Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights & Urban Afairs (202) 319-1000 Washington Immigration Services
Jewish Legal Services Clinic 410-843-7305 Baltimore General
Just Advice 410-929-4809 General
Kent County Family Law Assistance Program (FLAP) 410-819-1059 Chestertown Family Law
Lawyer Refereral Service - Caroline County (410)479-1343 Denton Referral Service
Lawyer Referral And Information Service - Baltimore City (410)539-3112 Baltimore Referral Service
Lawyer Referral Service Of Harford County Bar Foundation, Inc. (HCBF) (410)836-0123 Bel Air Referral Service
Lawyer Referral Service, Anne Arundel County Bar Association (410)280-6961 Annapolis Referral Service
Lawyer Referral Service, Baltimore County Bar Association (410)337-9100 Towson Referral Service
Lawyer Referral Service, Howard County Bar Association, Inc. 410-313-2035 Ellicott City Referral Service
Lawyer Referral Service, Montgomery County Bar Association (301)279-9100 Rockville Referral Service
Lawyer Referral Service, Prince George's County Bar Association (301)952-1440 Upper Marlboro Referral Service
Lawyers Committee For Civil Rights Under Law (202)662-8600 Washington General
Legal Aid Bureau Inc., Long Term Care Assistance Project (800) 367-7563 (410) 951-7750 Riverdale Elder Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau Senior Hotline (800) 896-4213 (800)458-5340 Baltimore Elder Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc. Farmworkers Project (800)444-4099 Salisbury Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Affordable Housing Preservation Program (800) 999-8904 Housing Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Anne Arundel County (800)666-8330(410)972-2700 Annapolis Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Elder Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Baltimore City Office (410) 951-7777(800) 999-8904 Baltimore Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Baltimore County (877) 878-5920 Towson Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Cherry Hill (410)355-4223 Baltimore Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Elder Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Foreclosure Legal Assistance Project (800) 444-4099 Housing Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Lower Eastern Shore (Wicomico, Dorchester, Worcester, Somerset) (410)546-5511 Salisbury Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Elder Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Metropolital Maryland (Howard) (410) 480-1057 Ellicott City Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Elder Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Metropolitan Maryland (Montgomery) (240) 314-0373, (888) 215-5316 Rockville Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Elder Services, Family Law, General, HIV/AIDS Services, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Metropolitan Maryland (Prince George's) (301) 560-2100, (888) 215-5316 Riverdale Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Elder Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Midwestern Maryland (Frederick, Carroll, Washington) (301) 694-7414, (800) 679-8813 Frederick Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Disability Law, Elder Services, Family Law, General, HIV/AIDS Services, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Northeastern Maryland (Harford, Cecil) (410) 836-8202, (410) 879-3755, (800) 444-9529 Bel Air Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Elder Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Southern Maryland (Charles, St. Mary's, Calvert) (301) 932-6661 - Charles Co.; (301) 884-5935 - St. Mary's, (877) 310-1810 Hughsville Benefits, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Elder Services, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Upper Eastern Shore (Queen Anne's, Caroline, Kent, Talbot) (410) 763-9676, (800) 477-2543 Easton Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Elder Services, Family Law, Housing Services, Immigration Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Western Maryland (Allegany, Garrett) (301) 777-7474, (866) 389-5243 Cumberland General
Legal Forms Helpline 1-800-818-9888 Family Law
Legal Referral Service, Caroline County (410)479-1343 Denton Veterans Services
Life Crisis Center, Inc. 410-749-4363 410-479-0774 Salisbury Domestic Violence Shelter
Maryland Association Of Non-Profits (800)273-6367 Baltimore General

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