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
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
CASA (Citizens Assisting & Sheltering the Abused) 301-739-8975 301-739-4990 Hagerstown Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
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
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
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
Heartly House 301-662-8800 301-662-1565 Frederick Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
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 - 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: 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
Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence 1-800-927-4673 1-800-927-4673 Denton Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Montgomery County Abused Persons Program (240)777-4000 Rockville Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, General, Referral Service
Montgomery County Protective Order Advocacy and Representation Project 240-777-9078 Rockville Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC) 410-836-8430 410-836-8431 Bel Air Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, Immigration Services, MLSC Grantee
University of Maryland School of Law Clinic Program (410)706-3295 Baltimore Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Criminal, Disability Law, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Elder Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services
Women's Law Center Protection Order Advocacy and Representation Project 410-386-2440 (Westminster), 410-887-3162 (Towson), 410-783-0377 (Baltimore) Towson Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter
YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County 410-222-6800 410-626-7800 Arnold Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Referral Service